Good Day Reads: Shakespeare inspired books for teens

Young adult books inspired by Shakespeare.

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- In this week's Good Day Reads segment, Amy Greatens of the Brown County Library, selected these five young adult books inspired by Shakespeare:

1. The Chosen Prince by Diane Stanley (based on The Tempest) – Young Adult Fiction

2. The Taming of the Drew (based on The Taming of the Shrew) – Young Adult Fiction

3. We Were Liars by e. lockhart (based on King Lear) – Young Adult Fiction

4. To Be or Not to Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North (based on Hamlet) – Young Adult Fiction

5. William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope by Ian Doescher – Adult Fiction

All are available from Brown County Library. Available formats vary with the title (Book on CD, downloadable e-Book, downloadable audiobook, Spanish Language).

Go to the Booklist page under Adults on Brown County Library’s website and click on As Seen on Fox 11’s Good Day Wisconsin for a list of the books with links to the library catalog:


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