Have students read specific passages from the Romeo and Juliet play. Then assign students to get into groups and to compare the manga version from the Shakespeare version. After comparing, have students create a PowerPoint to demonstrate the differences.
Vinegar Girl: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare): Anne Tyler:Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck. Come to think of it.anything by Steinbeck. One can always learn more about writing by rereading Steinbeck. Even after teaching this one about 50 times, I still love it.
If you've never read Cecilia Ahern's books, then start with this one. It's about a husband that knows he's about to die and writes his wife letters that are delivered to her for a year after his death.