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Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne, Brian W. Aldiss, Michael Glencross
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Karen Foxlee
David Price
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
Sam Kean
Teaching Visual Literacy: Using Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills
Nancy Frey
Engaging the Eye Generation: Visual Literacy Strategies for the K-5 Classroom
Johanna Riddle
Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn
Lynell Burmark
Pink and Say - Patricia Polacco Told from the perspective of a 15 year old boy (Sheldon) who is fighting in the Civil War. While injured, he meets an African American boy (Pinkus) who rescues him. Pinkus brings Sheldon to his home where his family nurses him back to health. Marauders murder Pinkus' mother. The boys are captured by the Condederate army and sent to Andersonville; Sheldon is eventually released, Pinkus' is most likely hung. Through Pinkus the reader is able to udnerstand a little bit of what it was like to be African American during slavery and the Civil War.