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    • Romeo and Juliet

    • Young Readers Shakespeare
    • By: Adam McKeown
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Written by an outstanding scholar in simple, eloquent language, this wonderfully contemporary retelling will draw youngsters in with superb dialogue, and vivid description. The skillful blending of Shakespeare's own lines with modern language enhances children's involvement and comprehension. There's background on Shakespeare and the play; answers to FAQs such as "Isn't Juliet too young to be married?" and a "Who's Who" of the characters. Young Reader's Shakespeare is a powerful visual and reading experience.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Othello

    • Young Readers Shakespeare
    • By: Adam McKeown
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A new entry in the superb, visually striking, and innovative series for young people. Children, parents, librarians, educators, and critics will all be delighted to have another engrossing retelling of one of Shakespeare's plays. A young woman's elopement with a dark-skinned foreigner. An evil manipulator, dead set on bloody revenge. A noble warrior, fatally consumed by jealousy. Shakespeare's play about the Moor who "loved not wisely but too well," comes to life in this intensely thrilling retelling.

    • Young Readers Shakespeare
    • By: Adam McKeown
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 04-21-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Young Readers Shakespeare

    • Julius Caesar
    • By: Adam McKeown
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Young Reader's Shakespeare returns, with another visually stunning and brilliantly rewritten version of one of the Bard's classic plays. Julius Caesar has become such a part of our culture that many people even quote from it without realizing they are doing so: phrases such as "the dogs of war," "it's Greek to me," and "the evil that men do" have become part of everyday English.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Young Readers Shakespeare

    • Macbeth
    • By: Adam McKeown
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Witches with magical omens. Murder most foul. The quest for power at all costs. Bloody and spectacular battles. This modern retelling of Macbeth captures all the drama of Shakespeare's classic play. Written by an outstanding scholar, the language is simple yet eloquent, and draws young readers into the story with superb dialogue, vivid description, and careful attention to the flow of events.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Accessible and Thrilling

    • By Usha on 10-23-11

    Regular price: $7.95