Dracula

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Scholastic Inc., 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 502 pages
Beware Count Dracula. He has been dead for centuries...yet still he walks the earth. He is a vampire-brilliant, bloodthirsty, and cruel. He hides from the light of day and emerges at night to search for his next victims. His Transylvanian castle is a dark and mysterious place, where terror is constant and survival is rare. Visitors are always welcome.....to a fate worse than death.
 

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I liked the concept of Dracula but not the story. It seemed like this novel was unnecessarily long-winded. I mean, I appreciate some background and descriptive detail but this was overkill. I only ... Read full review

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Contents

Jonathan Harkers Journal
1
Jonathan Harkers Journal
19
Jonathan Harkers Journal
36
Jonathan Harkers Journal
53
Letter from Miss Mina Murray to Miss Lucy Westenra
71
Mina Murrays Journal
82
Cutting from The Dailygraph 8 August
99
Mina Murrays Journal
117
Mina Harkers Journal
235
Dr Sewards Diary
255
Dr Sewards Diary
273
Dr Sewards Diary
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Dr Sewards Diary
305
Jonathan Harkers Journal
326
Jonathan Harkers Journal
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Dr Sewards Diary 363
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Letter Mina Harker to Lucy Westenra
136
Letter Dr Seward to Hon Arthur
149
Holmwood
155
Lucy Westenras Diary
174
Dr Sewards Diary
189
Dr Sewards Diary
214
Jonathan Harkers Journal 382
357
Dr Sewards Diary
399
Dr Sewards Phonograph Diary Spoken by Van Helsing
416
Dr Sewards Diary
436
Mina Harkers Journal
478
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Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland on November 8, 1847. He was educated at Trinity College. He worked as a civil servant and a journalist before becoming the personal secretary of the famous actor Henry Irving. He wrote 15 works of fiction including Dracula, The Lady of the Shroud, and The Lair of the White Worm, which was made into film. He died on April 20, 1912.

Walter Dean Myers was born on August 12, 1937 in Martinsberg, West Virginia. When he was three years old, his mother died and his father sent him to live with Herbert and Florence Dean in Harlem, New York. He began writing stories while in his teens. He dropped out of high school and enlisted in the Army at the age of 17. After completing his army service, he took a construction job and continued to write. He entered and won a 1969 contest sponsored by the Council on Interracial Books for Children, which led to the publication of his first book, Where Does the Day Go? During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. His works include Fallen Angels, Bad Boy, Darius and Twig, Scorpions, Lockdown, Sunrise Over Fallujah, Invasion, Juba!, and On a Clear Day. He also collaborated with his son Christopher, an artist, on a number of picture books for young readers including We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart and Harlem, which received a Caldecott Honor Award, as well as the teen novel Autobiography of My Dead Brother. He was the winner of the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award for Monster, the first recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, and a recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults. He also won the Coretta Scott King Award for African American authors five times. He died on July 1, 2014, following a brief illness, at the age of 76.

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