Classic Retellings for Teens
by Meagan, Sweet Branch
Whether you’re reading the classics on your own or as an assignment for an English class, the classics can be a challenge. Luckily, there is a plethora of retellings, so whether you just want to understand the book from class a little better or if you loved the story and would like to read more, we highly recommend these retold classics.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride - Ibi Zoboi
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Wyrd Sisters - Terry Pratchett
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Chosen and the Beautiful - Nghi Vo
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy - Bre Indigo
The Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
The Last True Poets of the Sea - Julia Drake
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
These Violent Delights - Chloe Gong
One Thousand and One Nights
The Wrath and the Dawn - Renée Ahdieh
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
My Plain Jane - Cynthia Hand
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
Speak Easy, Speak Love - McKelle George
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Olivia Twist - Lorie Langdon
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
This Dark Endeavor - Kenneth Oppel
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein - Kiersten White
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green
Legendborn - Tracy Deonn
Cursed - Thomas Wheeler
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