The lance of Kanana: A story of Arabia (Volume 2)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Except for sharing some of the same characters, the four chapters do not appear to be connected stories, and it�s difficult to tell if the author intended for the stories to be connected or not. For the past three years, I taught an introductory course on young adult literature for undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in elementary or secondary education. Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, each webinar counts as (1) continuing education contact hour...
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Tintin & Co.

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In his opinion, parents and teachers were obliged to “break the ‘comic’ magazine," and he identified the antidote: it was necessary, North argued, to ensure that young readers had recourse to quality literature. “The classics,” he wrote, “are full of humor and adventure—plus good writing” (p. 56). Also, true to the historical record, some characters fear the (believed) poisonous influence of women and spread rumors that their enemies (bizarrely enough) have woven their flags from female pubic hairs. (more…)...
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Level 4: The Merchant of Venice (Pearson English Graded

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.23 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Jimmy Gownley’s “Amelia Rules!” series (S. & S.), for instance, uses a variety of visual techniques and dialog filled with humor and “words of wisdom.” Furthermore, Jaffe says, the pairing of words and images gives learning a boost by creating new memory pathways and associations. “Research shows that our brains process and store visual information faster and more efficiently than verbal information,” she says. “Pairing [graphic novels] with traditional prose texts is an excellent means of promoting verbal skills and memory.” Ho Che Anderson’s King (Fantagraphics, 2010), a...
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The Last Flower - A Parable in Pictures

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.53 MB Downloadable formats: PDF You can control what your children are exposed to by going with them to visit the library or supervising what they bring home. Outside the Box chronicles the dangerous adventures of a bored dotcommer drawn into events much larger than himself. 13. Hausler, Pete. 2000. “From Hell by Alan Moore; Illustrated by Eddie Campbell” Village Voice http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0009/gehr.php Jay, Martin. 1993. If you have any issues with the site, please don't hesitate to contact us. (more…)...
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Romeo and Juliet (Cambridge School Shakespeare) 2nd (second)

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Humans visit the island sometimes, and one day Juan and Benji show up. They are obviously a very different form of literature, being that the vast majority of the written words are dialogue, with the rest of the necessary information being portrayed by the imagery, but literature none-the-less. For example, both "The Dark Knight Returns" and "I See a Darkness" make considerable use of shadow in their art. (more…)...
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A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.77 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I don’t know what sadist thought this was okay to read/show to kids, but it messed me up for YEARS. He does not mention comics and GNs, but they fit well within his framework of aesthetic transformation. She is befriended by an older girl that only she can see. If they believe in you, and if they back up that belief with a huge marketing budget, you could be well on your way to the top rung of the novelist's ladder. Strip collections and topical...
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Sounds of Your Name (Comix Journalism)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.13 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The term “graphic novel” was coined by Will Eisner with the publication of A Contract with God in 1978. These vernacular literacies (sometimes termed ‘borderland discourses’) need to be made welcome within the elite “secondary Discourses” of the school as well (Gee, 2008, pp. 175-177, 189-194). It’s about a vigilante animal duo who excel at violence and friendship. To reassure parents, Kat Kan, the librarian in a PreK–8 parochial school in Florida and the graphic novel selector for Brodart Books & Library Services, is preparing a...
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Last Dance

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.05 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Raymond Chandler via Walt Disney, with a feline private eye. In an informational nonfiction graphic novel, the creator stands back and attempts to have little to no presence. As comic book scholar and author Gene Kannenberg, Jr. told The Huffington Post, via email, the term graphic novel was “coined independently by Richard Kyle (in 1960’s) and by Will Eisner (in the 1970’s) [as] a long-form book in comics form which stood on its own literary and artistic merits, not on a franchised commodity. (more…)...
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Horror Classics: Graphic Classics Volume Ten (Graphic

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.45 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This, then, allows students to begin discovering which modes are the most effective for certain text-types and purposes. Miller’s depiction’s of the aged Batman, the unchanged Superman, and the Joker grow more and more grotesque as the story continues. After all, as Claudia says near the end of From the Mixed-Up Files, "I didn't run away to come home the same." In a wordless graphic novel, a rusty robot, abandoned on a beach, dreams of rescue while its former companion, a dog, tries various means to...
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Sailor and Pekka

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.22 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Growing up, she observes early on the inequalities in the Jim Crow South and witnesses key moments in the civil rights movement. These appear to go to the latest release, so click on "Table of Contents" at the release page to go to start. It’s a creepy, even-paced tale about a musician who buys a dead man’s suit, supposedly haunted by the dead man’s ghost. Her progress growing into her own skin is, at times, unsettling for those around her, but watching it is enormously gratifying...
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