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Edgar Allan Poe: Poe for Kids and Teens
School aged children and Teens may select from a list of fiction and nonfiction titles geared more for their age group.
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Title: Horror Classics / Edited by Tom Pomplun
ISBN: 9780974664811
Notes: An anthology of classic fiction adapted in comic form. It includes graphic adaptations of Poe’s "Some Words with a Mummy," “A Monkey’s Paw” and other horror stories by authors within the horror genre.

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Title: The Man Who Was Poe : A Novel
ISBN: 0531058336
Call Number: j
Notes: In this fictional novel, Edgar Allan Poe helps to solve a murder mystery.

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Title: Edgar Allan Poe : Master of Suspense
Author: Binns, Tristan Boyer
ISBN: 0531167518
Call Number: 818 P752ZBIN
Notes: Geared for middle schoolers, this title explores Poe’s difficult life, beginning with his early childhood.

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Title: Edgar Allan Poe / Edited and With an Introduction by Harold Bloom
Author: Bloom, Harold
ISBN: 0791061736
Call Number: 818 P752zed3b3
Notes: Geared for grades 9 and up, this biography investigates his life and works. It includes critical essays and an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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Title: Edgar Allan Poe : Comprehensive Research and Study Guide / Bloom, Harold
Author: Bloom, Harold
ISBN: 079105117X
Call Number: 813 P752zed3b
Notes: Easy-to-use guides, geared for grades 9-12 Includes essays on the “Fall of the House of Usher, “Tell-tale heart, “Cask of Amontillado,” “The Pit and the Pendulum.”

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Title: Edgar Allan Poe: His Writings and Influence
Author: Haines, Charles
ISBN: 0531027376
Call Number: jB P752h
Notes: A biography of the troubled nineteenth-century author with an analysis of his prose and poetry, which greatly influenced prominent artists and writers throughout the world.

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Title: Edgar Allan Poe : Tragic Poet and Master of Mystery
Author: Kent, Zachary
ISBN: 0766016005
Call Number: 818 P752zkent
Notes: A well-researched biography of Poe geared for grades 5-10.

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Title: Nevermore: A Graphic Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's Short Stories
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
ISBN: 9781411415928
Call Number: 741.5/973|222
Notes: A graphic adaptation of some of Poe’s most famous stories, including “The Raven,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar,” “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Black Cat,” “ The Oval Portrait,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Masque of the Red Death.” It also includes an illustrated biography.

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Title: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
ISBN: 0688075096
Call Number: 0688075096
Notes: Geared for ages 9-12, this title features beautifully done artwork that serves to reveal and accentuate the horror and suspense of Poe’s tales.

Title: The Tell-Tale Heart
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
ISBN: 0871917726
Call Number: j
Notes: This Poe classic is beautifully illustrated by Byron Glaser and geared for kids ages 9-12.