REVIEW: Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet illustrated by Sonia Long

Mary Lee has featured some great Cybils-nominated titles on her blog A Year of Reading–for many of them, such as Graphic Novel nominee Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, she provides a teacher’s perspective on a book that could well spark newfound interest in a tried-and-true classic.

"It is what the title says it is: Romeo and Juliet in manga. The setting
is present-day Tokyo, where two teenagers, Romeo and Juliet, fall in
love," Mary Lee notes in her review. Still skeptical? Well, evidently Manga Shakespeare might be giving Cliff’s Notes a run for their money–read the full review here.