Closing the pages of a favorite book is always a sad moment. But sometimes the story can live on in other covers. Below we list some YA books that can keep the magic of your favorite classics alive.
If you Like Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
Read Peter Panzerfaust, Vol. 1: The Great Escape by Tyler Jenkins and Kurtis J. Wiebe
This retelling is set in World War II France, where an American boy saves a group of French orphans. Together they go on adventures, getting involved in the French Resistance.
If you Like A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Read Marly’s Ghost by David Levithan
When sixteen-year-old Ben’s girlfriend Marly dies, he no longer thinks he can love. Then Marly appears, asking for him to let her go. Ben will have to go on a trip through Valentine’s Days past in order to move on.
If you Like MoBy Dick by Herman Melville
Read Railsea by China Miéville
Sham Yes ap Soorap has joined a moletrain and is ready to see his first moldywarpe hunting. But the captain is obsessed with Mocky Jack, the largest moldywarpe known to man. As Sham starts to uncover secrets, he will find himself on the run.
If you Like Robin Hood
Read Scarlet by A. C. Gaughen
Few people know that Will Scarlet, one of Robin Hood’s men, is really a girl. But when Lord Gisbourne arrives to trap the outlaws once and for all, Scarlet will have to decide if she is willing to risk everything to save the Robin and his band.
If You Like The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
Read Across a Star-Swept Sea by Diana Peterfreund
In a post-apocalyptic world, revolution has broken out on the island of Galatea. The revolutionaries, once captured, seek escape through the plots of the mysterious Wild Poppy–in reality, Persis Blake, a high society girl from Albion. But then Persis falls in love and her entire world may be in danger.