Retellings seem to be a perennial feature in youth lit. It's a trend that I wholeheartedly support. I read every one I can get my hands on. Here are six books published in the last six months that are either direct retellings or in some way directly influenced by classical literature.
6 new classically influenced novels
1. Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
2. The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg
3. Snow White by Matt Phelan
4. Return to the Secret Garden by Holly Webb
5. Manga Classics: Jane Eyre by Stacy King
6. The Spell Thief by Tom Percival