About the Author
Louise Simonson writes about monsters, science fiction and fantasy characters, and superheroes. She wrote the award-winning Power Pack series, several best-selling X-Men titles, Web of Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, and Superman: Man of Steelfor DC Comics. She has also written many books for kids. She is married to comic artist and writer Walter Simonson and lives in the suburbs of New York City.
Graphic novel appeal will make these a popular pick for self-selected reading; Educational back matter - including info on the original tale, a guide to the Far Out twists, and visual comprehension questions - will critically engage students; Empowering retelling puts girls in charge of their own fate.