The Island of Doctor Moreau

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

  • Interest Level: Grade 7 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 9

When Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a mysterious island in the South Pacific, he meets the infamous Dr. Moreau, a physiologist who was forced to leave England because of his repulsive experiments on animals. On the island, screams echo from the laboratory in the middle of the night, and strange beasts prowl the jungle. Prendick discovers that the doctor is still performing horrific experiments, trying to turn animals into human beings. Terrified, Prendick wants to escape but soon finds himself seeking justice for the half-human subjects of Dr. Moreau’s experiments. These experiences force Prendick to consider the relationship between science and ethics. First published in 1896, this is an unabridged version of English author H. G. Wells’s iconic science fiction novel.

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Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 9
Genre Young Adult
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand First Avenue Classics ™
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Publication Date 2019-01-01
Text Type Fiction—Science Fiction/Fantasy
BISACS FIC004000, FIC028000
Dewey 823/.8
Lexile 930

Author: H. G. Wells