Dr. Frankenstein's Daughters

by Suzanne Weyn


Scholastic Press
January 2013


Fiction
Ages 12 – 14 . Grades 7 – 9

Lexile measure: HL820L

DRA: 70

Guided Reading: Z

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When Doctor Victor Frankenstein died, he left behind a legacy of horror...as well as two unacknowledged, beautiful twin daughters. Now these girls are seventeen, and they've come to Frankenstein's castle to claim it as their inheritance.

Giselle and Ingrid are twins, but they couldn't be more different. Giselle is a glamorous social climber who plans on turning Frankenstein's castle into a center of high society. Ingrid, meanwhile, is quiet and studious, drawn to the mysterious notebooks her father left behind...and the experiments he went mad trying to perfect.

As Giselle prepares for lavish parties and Ingrid finds herself falling for the sullen, wounded naval officer next door, a sinister force begins to take hold in the castle. Nobody's safe as Frankenstein's legacy leads to a twisted, macabre journey of romance and horror.
Suzanne Weyn

Suzanne Weyn has written many books for young adults, including Dr. Frankenstein's Daughters, Distant Waves, Reincarnation, Empty, and The Bar Code Tattoo. She lives in New York, and you can find her online at www.suzanneweynbooks.com.

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  • Praise for Suzanne Weyn's Distant Waves:

    * "Weyn's take on the infamous disaster is wholly original."
    - Booklist, starred review

    "Told in gripping first-person narrative, this novel features interesting characters and creates a strong sense of time and place, while exploring the mysteries of the spirit world."
    - School Library Journal

    "Weyn weaves fantasy together with factual threads of the Spiritualist movement, Nikola Tesla's inventions and the celebrity-studded passenger list of the doomed ocean liner....A page-turner."
    - Kirkus Reviews

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Hardback
$17.99

Jacketed Hardcover / Adhesive

ISBN: 9780545425339

256pp. | 5-½ x 8-¼