Lessons Drawn

Author: David Seelow
Publisher:
ISBN: 1476634912
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"Imagine a classroom where students put away their smart phones and enthusiastically participate in learning activities that unleash creativity and refine critical thinking. This collection brings together 17 new essays on using comics and graphic novels to provide both a learning framework and hands-on strategies that transform students' learning experiences through literary forms they respond to"--

The Complete Persepolis

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon Books
ISBN: 9780375714832
Size: 40.58 MB
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Collects a groundbreaking two-part graphic memoir, in which the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Using Graphic Novels In The Classroom Grades 4 8

Author: Melissa Hart
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 142062363X
Size: 29.52 MB
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Since todays young readers live in a highly visual world, its no surprise that graphic novels are growing in popularity. With this book, teachers can lead students in literary analysis of this unique genre, introduce them to good quality graphic novels, and encourage them to write and illustrate a graphic short story. Each lesson in the book is based on standards.

The 101 Best Graphic Novels

Author: Stephen Weiner
Publisher: NBM
ISBN: 9781561634439
Size: 68.38 MB
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A listing of recommended graphic novels currently available in the United States includes a black-and-white illustration of the cover, a suggested age rating, and a brief review.

The Readers Advisory Guide To Graphic Novels

Author: Francisca Goldsmith
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910084
Size: 55.87 MB
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Provides a library reference guide to graphic novels, listing the different genres available and describing the relationship between graphic novels and films and video games, along with lists of recommended works for each category.

S Rie Unique L3 The Complete Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi Ex 1

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon Books
ISBN: 0375714839
Size: 53.74 MB
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Collects a groundbreaking two-part graphic memoir, in which the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Graphic Details

Author: Sarah Lightman
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147661590X
Size: 33.84 MB
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The comics within capture in intimate, often awkward, but always relatable detail the tribulations and triumphs of life. In particular, the lives of 18 Jewish women artists who bare all in their work, which appeared in the internationally acclaimed exhibition “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women.” The comics are enhanced by original essays and interviews with the artists that provide further insight into the creation of autobiographical comics that resonate beyond self, beyond gender, and beyond ethnicity.

Graphic History

Author: Richard Iadonisi
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144384358X
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When it comes to recounting history, issues arise as to whose stories are told and how reliable is the telling. This collection of fourteen essays explores the unique ways in which graphic novels can aid us in addressing those issues while shedding new light on a variety of texts, including those by canonical North American and European writers Art Spiegelman (Maus, In the Shadow of No Towers), Alan Moore (From Hell, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns), Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan), Chester Brown (Louis Riel), and Harvey Pekar. Recognizing the global appeal of graphic novels, this collection also provides a fresh look at history seen through the eyes of canonical non-Western writers Marjane Starapi (Persepolis) and Yoshihiro Tatsumi (A Drifting Life) and the highly vexed relationship of the West and the Middle East. The array of contributors (from the fields of art, literature, history, and cultural studies) is matched by the array of theoretical perspectives and by the depth and breadth of subjects, ranging from the sixteenth century voyages of Sebastian Cabot to Jack the Ripper, from the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 to lynching in the early twentieth-century American South, and from post-war Japan to the fall of the Shah in Iran.

Chicken With Plums

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375714758
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The author relates the story of her great-uncle, Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran's most acclaimed musicians, who discovers that his beloved instrument has been irrevocably damaged and renounces the world, its pleasures, and life itself.

Persepolis Two

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN:
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The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists continues her description of growing up in Tehran--a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. 50,000 first printing.