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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 Name of This Book Is Secret - Pseudonymous Bosch, Gilbert Ford My 9 year old found this book in her classroom library. Later that evening she informed me that I MUST read this book and read it now (she finished it in one afternoon, a true sign of a good book). I can see why she and others devoured the pages -- this is an exciting tale wrought with danger, suspense and a mystery that is a little bit creepy. Cass and Max are a great team, albeit hesitant to work together. The narrator is reminiscent of Lemony Snicket, guiding the reader through tense moments, assisting with challenging vocabulary, and encouraging the reader to look away or simply stop reading to save themselves the agony of what might follow.