The Giver (Graphic Novel)

The Giver (Graphic Novel)

Author: Lois Lowry

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328631826

Page: 192

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The Giver is a modern classic and one of the most influential books of our time. Now in graphic novel format, Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world is accompanied by renowned artist P. Craig Russell’s beautifully haunting illustrations. Placed on countless reading lists, translated into more than forty languages, and made into a feature film, The Giver is the first book in The Giver Quartet that also includes Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. In this new graphic novel edition, readers experience the haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas and his seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment, through the brilliant art of P. Craig Russell that truly brings The Giver to life. Witness Jonas's assignment as the Receiver of Memory, watch as he begins to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community, and follow the explosion of color into his world like never before.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

The Giver

The Giver

Author: Lois Lowry

Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 0544157885

Page: 176

View: 4659

Jonas' life assignment is as the Receiver of Memory, where he will apprentice the Giver and become a storehouse of all the things humanity left behind when it entered utopia: color, emotion, and even more complicated secrets.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

The Crossover (Graphic Novel)

The Crossover (Graphic Novel)

Author: Kwame Alexander

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0358128161

Page: 224

View: 6281

Kwame Alexander’s New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal–winning The Crossover is vividly brought to life as a graphic novel with stunning illustrations by star talent Dawud Anyabwile. New York Times Bestseller · Newbery Medal Winner · Coretta Scott King Honor Award · 2015 YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults · 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers · Publishers Weekly Best Book · School Library Journal Best Book · KirkusReviews Best Book “A beautifully measured novel of life and line.” —New York Times Book Review The Crossover is now a graphic novel! “With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. ’Cuz tonight I’m delivering,” raps twelve-year-old Josh Bell. Thanks to their dad, he and his twin brother, Jordan, are kings on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood—he’s got mad beats, too, which help him find his rhythm when it’s all on the line. See the Bell family in a whole new light through Dawud Anyabwile’s dynamic illustrations as the brothers’ winning season unfolds, and the world as they know it begins to change.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Graphic Elvis Graphic Novel, Volume 1

Graphic Elvis Graphic Novel, Volume 1

Author: Elvis Presley,Stan Lee,Jimmy Palmiotti,Chris Eliopoulos,Joshua Dysart,Michael Avon Oeming

Publisher: Liquid Comics

ISBN: 1935829173

Page: 144

View: 9181

AS SEEN IN USA TODAY, WIRED, YAHOO! AND MORE. "When I was a child ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book...So every dream that I¡¯ve dreamed has come true a hundred times" -Elvis To celebrate the life and legacy of Elvis Presley around the 35th anniversary of his passing on August 16, 2012, Graphic Elvis is the ultimate book for any Elvis fan. The book also features for the first time, a number of Elvis¡¯ handwritten personal notes written in the margins of his book collection at Graceland. Readers can explore pages from Elvis¡¯ books with doodles, words, numerological notes and handwritten phrases. The notes reveal rare insights into the inner workings of the legendary music icon, showing his deep spiritual quest and exploration of the mystical. Elvis shared his passion to seek out the deeper mysteries of life commenting, "All I want to know is the truth, to know and experience God. I'm a searcher, that's what I'm all about" In the same way comic books inspired Elvis, this book allowed today¡¯s premiere comic book creators to find inspiration from Elvis¡¯ treasured archives at Graceland, creating a unique visual experience for his millions of fans. Rare photos and memorabilia from the archives at Graceland in Memphis are showcased, including Elvis¡¯ signed boxing gloves from Muhammad Ali; a letter inviting Elvis to London to perform for the royalty of England; etc. Featuring a story by comic book legend, Stan Lee, (co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Hulk and Thor), as well as leading creators including Jimmy Palmiotti, John Cassaday, Paul Gulacy, Ryan Kelly, Paul Pope, Greg Horn, Jeevan J. Kang, Mukesh Singh, Steve Rude, Tony Millionaire, Gilbert Hernandez and more. A whole new way to experience the greatest rockstar the world
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Planet of the Apes Original Graphic Novel: Visionaries

Planet of the Apes Original Graphic Novel: Visionaries

Author: Dana Gould

Publisher: Boom! Studios

ISBN: 1613986513

Page: 144

View: 3596

Experience the Planet of the Apes as it was first envisioned by Rod Serling. Based on the original script by Rod Serling and adapted by comedian and screenwriter Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Stan Against Evil) , this graphic novel presents an alternate vision of the classic film. Taylor is Thomas, and Ape City isn’t a crude, primitive grouping of huts, it’s a bustling and urbane metropolis filled with cars and skyscrapers and a vibrant ape culture. Apes wear modern clothes and drive modern cars, they have talk shows and nightclubs and alcohol. How does a human fit into this world, and what will his presence mean to how Apes—and humans—view themselves. Based on the original, never-before-realized Rod Serling screenplay!
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Posthumanist Readings in Dystopian Young Adult Fiction

Negotiating the Nature/Culture Divide

Posthumanist Readings in Dystopian Young Adult Fiction

Author: Jennifer Harrison

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1498573363

Page: 146

View: 2019

This book explores the deployment of posthumanist ideology in young adult dystopian fiction. It applies this theory to the presentation of social issues in select novels.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Prometheus the Fire-giver

An Attempted Restoration of the Lost First Part of the Prometheian Trilogy of Aeschylus

Prometheus the Fire-giver

Author: William Cox Bennett,Aeschylus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Page: 63

View: 926

Categories: Fates (Mythology)

The Giver (illustrated; gift edition)

The Giver (illustrated; gift edition)

Author: Lois Lowry

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547946961

Page: 208

View: 7770

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

Banned in the U.S.A.

A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in Schools and Public Libraries

Banned in the U.S.A.

Author: Herbert N. Foerstel

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313311666

Page: 296

View: 1381

Looks at censorship in American schools and libraries, and includes a section of the fifty most banned books from 1996 through 2000, including newcomer Harry Potter.
Categories: Business & Economics

A Guide for Using The Giver in the Classroom

Based on the Novel Written by Lois Lowry

A Guide for Using The Giver in the Classroom

Author: Pam Koogler,Carol Foell

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 1557345422

Page: 48

View: 3963

A literature unit for use with "The Giver," featuring sample lesson plans, pre- and post-reading activities, a biographical sketch of the author, a book summary, vocabulary lists and activities, chapter study guides with quizzes and projects, book report and research ideas, and options for unit tests.
Categories: Education