Level 8 Unit 17
Language Arts: Shakespeare


Romeo and Juliet—Together (and Alive!) at Last
by Avi
A shy boy has a special reason for being the lead in Romeo and Juliet.
  Bard of Avon
by Diane Stanley
A fine introduction to the life of Shakespeare.


The Winter's Tale
by Wilbur Sanders
Discusses the key themes and concepts.
  The Merchant of Venice
by John Lyon
Includes explanations of the key concepts in the play.


Othello: A Novel
by Julius Lester
An interpretation of Shakespeare's play in the form of a novel.
  The Life and Times of William Shakespeare
by Peter Levi
A biography that connects Shakespeare's life and work.


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