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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 Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Nina Baym, Thomas E. Connolly I first read The Scarlet Letter in 7th grade -- loved it. In 8th grade we were once again asked to read it. In 9th grade our teacher mixed it up a bit by exploring the book *for an entire month*. By the time it was required in 10th and 11th grade I had plenty of essays to choose from and could nearly recite the entire book. It is worth mentioning that that all classes were in the same school district. By the time Scarlet Letter appeared in college I hated it. Moral of the review: If you teach literature check with others before compiling a class reading list.