Three YA Authors on Remixing the Classics
Thursday, November 18 @ 12:00 pm
In Our Violent Ends, Chloe Gong’s Shakespearean sequel to These Violent Delights, secrets keep Roma and Juliette apart, and a new monstrous danger emerges in Shanghai, already on the edge of revolution. Rumor has it that the Head of the legendary Dragon Fleet had one last treasure – the plunder of a thousand ports – and two intrepid girls take to the deadly high seas to find it in C.B. Lee’s A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix. In Bethany C. Morrow’s So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix, four young Black sisters become independent young women during the American Civil War. Moderated by J.E.D.I. (justice, education, diversity, and inclusion) educator Keshia Abraham, Ph.D.