The Aldens are spending sunny days at the shore and summer nights in a mobile home right on the beach! One morning, Benny finds a gold necklace in the sand. Soon a search for its owner begins, and a trail of clues leads the children to Tower House. What will the Boxcar Children find in the strange old mansion?
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The Librarian's Guide to Graphic Novels for Adults
During World War II, a group of American soldiers, led by a Roman centurion in disguise, fight renegade German soldiers who are de...scendants of fallen angels. read more
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are spending the summer on a houseboat! Throughout the journey, the children have the feeling the...y're being watched―and they are! Someone wants something on their boat, and he'll stop at nothing to get it. Can the Boxcar Children figure it out what it is before it's too late? read more
Jessie sees a mysterious woman walking on the grounds of the lighthouse late at night. Watch, Jessie's dog, wakes up growling almo...st every evening... at midnight. And Henry finds a puzzling note in the sand. Adventure is always close for the Boxcar Children! read more
The Boxcar Children climb a mountain and find a mystery! The hike up Old Flat Top was only supposed to take a day, but a dangerous... rockslide changes everything―revealing a hidden cave that just may hold a legendary treasure. read more
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The Boxcar Children have a home with their grandfather now-but their adventures are just beginning Their first adventure is to spe...nd the summer camping on their own private island. The island is full of surprises, including a kind stranger with a secret. read more
The Pirate Cats travel to the 18th Century to do what they do best - be piratesISBN13: 9781629914510Publisher: PapercutzPublicatio...n Year: 2016Format: HardcoverPages: 56 read more
Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults
Melinda Culea has created a new form of mystery novel. Wondago tells the story of a teenage girl who must draw images that come to... her mind after an accident has left her with little memory. Each drawing is accompanied by a page of writing that she hopes will unravel the mystery of the disappearance of a woman who lives in the town of Wondago. read more
Hardcover, PowerKids Press, 2012, ISBN13 9781448864331, ISBN10 144886433X
A WRINKLE IN TIME: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL
Telling the Story in Your Graphic Novel (How to Draw Your Own Graphic Novel (Powerkids))
An examination of feminist themes in children's and young adult's literature covers such topics as friendship, marriage, and commu...nity. read more
Retells the well-known story of Cinderella, who went to the ball with the help of her Fairy Godmother, but had to flee at midnight..., leaving her glass slipper behind. read more
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is familiar to all Americans. But never has his most famous speech-his 271 indelible words-be...en presented in such a visual and accessible format. Graphic artist and Civil War aficionado C.M. Butzer deftly uses a detailed, comic-book style to depict the Battle of Gettysburg; the national movement to create a memorial there; and the quiet day in 1863 when Lincoln delivered his galvanizing speech. Butzer uses only primary sources for the text, drawing from first-person letters and diaries, speeches, and Lincoln's own writing to unpack this series of historical events. The address itself is played out over eighteen pages, with every phrase given a visual interpretation that will resonate with young readers. read more
A couple's last ditch effort to save their marriage is interrupted when their daughter begins experiencing seizures and hearing an...gels who claim they "are coming for our world." read more
"The Graphic Novel offers an examination and analysis of the contemporary graphic novel as literature. Specific attention will be ...paid to the use of narrative genre in the graphic novel (e.g. the superhero graphic novel, the crime narrative graphic novel, the horror graphic novel, and the realistic/fantastic graphic novel). Attention will also be paid to the most important and most frequently discussed graphic novels published during the past three decades, including Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller, Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, The Crow by J. O'Barr, Sin City: The Hard Goodbye by Frank Miller, The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore, Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins and Richard Piers Rayner, A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories by Will Eisner, Maus by Art Spiegelman. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi, and Sandman: preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth (et al)."-Publisher's website. read more
A beautiful girl with extraordinarily long golden hair is imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch, in a retelling of the classic t...ale in graphic novel format that also includes a history of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions for writing activities related to the text. read more
An disillusioned amnesiac improbably gains superpowers and wields magical squeegees as weapons to fight crime on the streets of Ci...ncinnati. But lurking beneath those streets is another who gained deadly powers and won't stop until Cincinnati is his. Writt read more
To repay her father's debts, Mirabelle promises the king that she'll spin his straw into gold. An evil hobgoblin agrees to help he...r for a price. Now, Mirabelle must repay an even greater debt, unless she can guess the terrible creature's name. read more
Adapted from the best-selling novel The Written by Ben Galley and crowdfunded by the great folks on Kickstarter, The Written Graph...ic Novel is finally here. Epic, dark, and brutal right down to the very last pixel, this graphic novel tells the tale of Farden - Emaneska's favourite mage - as he unravels a plot to bring the world to its knees. Just think Lord of The Rings meets Sin City, and you'll be on the right track. With words by Ben Galley and art from Mike Shipley, it's a roller-coaster of a graphic novel. ABOUT THE WRITTEN: The Written is the first volume in The Emaneska Series and the debut book of young UK author Ben Galley: His name is Farden. They whisper that he s dangerous. Dangerous is only the half of it. Something has gone missing from the libraries of Arfell. Something very old, and something very powerful. Five scholars are now dead, a country is once again on the brink of war, and the magick council is running out of time and options. Entangled in a web of lies and politics and dragged halfway across icy Emaneska and back, Farden must unearth a secret even he doesn t want to know, a secret that will shake the foundations of his world. Dragons, drugs, magick, death, and the deepest of betrayals await. Welcome to Emaneska. " read more