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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 Revolutionary War (Letters from the Battlefront)

The Revolutionary War - Virginia Schomp This books tells the story of the revolution with the assistance of eyewitness accounts. Several of the letters show great contrast between the Loyalist and Patriot perspectives. The text of the letters are italicized on a parchment background. A brief description of the author and the circumstances under which the letter was written precedes each letter. Includes: Time line of the Revolutionary War Events, Glossary, To Find Out More (books and websites), Bibliography, Notes on Quotes, Acknowledgments, Index. Schomp has written several books in which battlefield letters are compiled. She notes that battlefront letters have not changed much from the Revolution to Viet Nam.