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Frankenstein: A Retelling

A thrilling gothic tale of hubris gone badly wrong. A young man’s search for the secret of the spark of life leads him to a horrific experiment in which he creates a gigantic creature from dismembered body parts. Rejected by his creator, the initially gentle creature turns monstrous when his desire to find companionship and […]

Jane Eyre: A Retelling

Carnegie Medal-winning author Tanya Landman returns with a brilliantly realised and truly accessible retelling of one of the greatest novels ever written. Orphaned as a child, tormented by her guardian and cast out to a harsh boarding school, Jane Eyre has been raised in the shadow of cruelty and isolation. But when she takes a […]

One Shot

I picked up Pa’s rifle, but my brother blocked the way. “You’re shaming us,” he said. “I ain’t shaming you,” I told him. “I’m saving you.” When your childhood disappears in a blizzard. When you’re a girl in a man’s world. When the only thing that stands between you and a life worth having is […]

Passing for White

Treachery, adventure and dreams of freedom triumph in this stunningly evocative historical adventure, inspired by a stunning real-life story, and brought to a modern teen audience by a Carnegie Medal-winning author. It’s 1848 in the Deep South of America. Rosa is a slave but her owner is also her father and her fair skin means […]