Jack London s The Call of the Wild

Author: Jack London
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 014240571X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Presents a graphic-novel version of the tale of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. Original.

Moby Dick

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Publisher: Nbm Publishing Company
ISBN: 1561632937
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Ishmael, a sailor, recounts the ill-fated voyage of a whaling ship led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in search of the white whale that had crippled him. Presented in comic book format.

Zeus and the Rise of the Olympians

Author: Ryan Foley
Publisher: Kalyani Navyug Media
ISBN: 9380741154
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Tells the story of Zeus's ascension to power to become the king of the gods in ancient Greece, where, in mythology, he was both feared for his use of the lightning bolt and loved for his compassion.

Gulliver s Travels

Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: Dreamland - Lebanon
ISBN:
Release Date: 2016-06-17
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Gulliver’s Travels is a misanthropic satire of humanity, written by Jonathan Swift, an Irish writer and clergyman, in 1729. It is Swift’s best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. Like many other authors, Swift uses the journey as the backdrop for his satire. He invents a second author, Captain Lemuel Gulliver, first a surgeon and then a captain of several ships, who narrates and speaks directly to the reader from his own experience. Under the series ’Young Readers Classic’, this book is an adaptation of the original novel. Retold in a simple language, the book contains colorful illustrations that make the reading more interesting.

The Swiss Family Robinson

Author: J. D. Wyss
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486114248
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

After a shipwreck, the narrator, his wife, and four sons find themselves castaways on an uninhabited island. Retrieving what they can from the ship, they construct a life for themselves through their own resourcefulness.

The Wind in the Willows

Author: Kenneth Grahame
Publisher: Steerforth Press
ISBN: 9789380028545
Release Date: 2011-03
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

A graphic novel adaptation of the tale of the escapades of Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger, four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside.

The Prisoner of Zenda

Author: Anthony Hope-Hawkins
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
ISBN: 1845576624
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre:

Anthony Hope's "The Prisoner of Zenda" has lived on to become a great English classic. It has all the qualities of a modern thriller with suspense, drama and hair-raising adventure. The lucid, simple and charming language, the vivid description and realistic characterisation make an otherwise fantastic tale come alive.

The Land that Time Forgot

Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher: Steerforth Press
ISBN: 9380028385
Release Date: 2011-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

A graphic novel adaptation of the tale of adventurer Bowen Tyler, a captive aboard an enemy submarine who finds himself on the mysterious forgotten continent of Caspak, whose savage inhabitants are dinosaurs and prehistoric warriors.

They Changed the World Edison Tesla Bell

Author: Lewis Helfand
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9789380741871
Release Date: 2014-06-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Reveals the lives of Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Nikola Tesla, their different approaches to their work, and how they each competed to be the leading genius of their age.

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9789380741802
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In graphic novel format, retells Shakespeare's play about political intrigue, personal betrayal, and the aftermath of a brutal assassination.

Common Core State Standards for Grade 8

Author: Michelle Manville
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781475813005
Release Date: 2014-07-30
Genre: Education

Common Core State Standards for Grade 8: Language Arts Instructional Strategies and Activities is designed to help teachers address Common Core standards using effective, research-based instructional strategies in combination with ready-to-use activities. These strategies include identifying similarities and differences, writing summaries and taking notes, creating non-linguistic representations, and suggestions for homework and practice. There are a variety of suggested texts as well as identified text exemplars that can easily be used with the strategies and activities.

Sita

Author: Saraswati Nagpal
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9789380741253
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

In an ancient age, when gods and goddesses walked with mortals... ...Sita is the kind-hearted and intelligent princess of the kingdom of Videha. Married to Rama, prince of Ayodhya, her journey in life takes her from exhilaration to anguish. Along the way, she has to leave behind the luxury of royal comforts and live the simple, harsh life of a forest dweller, where danger is lurking in every shadow. Ensnared in the evil plans of the wicked demon-king Ravana, Sita is abducted and hidden away in Lanka. Will Rama muster up a strong army to rescue Sita from the demon's clutches? Will Sita return to Ayodhya to become queen of the land... or is she destined to be mistrusted and live alone for the rest of her life? Adapted from the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana, this is a touching tale of love, honor, and sacrifice that reveals one woman's shining strength in an unforgiving world.

The Common Core Approach to Building Literacy in Boys

Author: Liz Knowles
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610696364
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Written with a focus on the English Language Arts Common Core Standards, this book provides a complete plan for developing a literacy program that focuses on boys pre-K through grade 12. • Examines and evaluates the most recent research about boys and nonfiction reading • Addresses the intersections of Common Core Standards and literacy for boys • Provides annotated bibliographies of recommended books as well as lists of apps and other software for boys • Offers educators effective strategies to promote reading with boys and advice for parents in developing a home reading plan for their sons

The Call of the Wild

Author: Lloyd S. Wagner
Publisher: Campfire Graphic Novels
ISBN: 8190782983
Release Date: 2010-05-10
Genre: Canada

Buck is a four-year old shepherd dog, living a pampered life of an estate dog. His life changes when he is kidnapped and sold into service during the Klondike gold rush, where he is made to haul heavy sleds through the deep snow fields. In the new environment, he soon discovers his dominant primordial instinct. He learns not only to survive, but also flourishes in it. Jack London’s The Call of the Wild is a masterpiece in both its style, which set a standard for generati ons to come, and its genre, raising adventure writing to the level of classic literature. While being exciting and entertaining, Buck’s story is also thought provoking that makes it an enduring story for all ages.