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Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne, Brian W. Aldiss, Michael Glencross
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Karen Foxlee
OPEN
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
The Way Meat Loves Salt: A Cinderella Tale from the Jewish Tradition - Nina Jaffe This tale takes place in Poland. The youngest of 3 sisters, Mireleh, has no special skill or talent but is favored by her father. However when he takes great offense to her saying that she loves him "the way meat loves salt," she runs away. A Rabbi and his family take her in. They attend a wedding feast, Mireleh stays behind. She attends the feast thanks to a magic stick, loses a shoe, etc. The prophet Elijah provides the necessary magic. Author's note includes history of this version of the tale. Pronunciation guide to Yiddish names and words.