The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9789380028347
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

In graphic novel format, retells the classic story of Tom Sawyer, who witnesses a murder along with his friend Huck Finn, which is only the start of the adventure.

The Swiss Family Robinson

Author: Johann David Wyss
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781406224986
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Castaways

This series presents some of the world's best stories, retold in dynamic graphic novel format. Well-known villains and heroes take on new shape while staying true to their original authors.

Classics Illustrated 15 The Call of the Wild

Author: Jack London
Publisher: Papercutz
ISBN: 1597072915
Release Date: 2012-02-28
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Classics Illustrated #15: The Call of the Wild The story of Buck, the fiercely loyal and powerful dog of the Yukon, has been author Jack London’s most popular novel since it was first published in 1903. Veteran comics writer Chuck Dixon teams with frequent collaborator Ricardo Villagran in this adaptation of London’s novel, which School Library Journal described as “handsome to look at, inviting to read, and a boon to anyone charged with introducing today's youth to classic works.”

The Jungle Book

Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Campfire Graphic Novels
ISBN: 9788190751544
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Retells in graphic novel format Kipling's story of young Mowgli, a human boy who grows up with a pack of wild animals and must choose one day between people and his animal family.

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.

The Call of the Wild

Author: Jack London
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9789380028330
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Retells in graphic novel format London's story about an unusual dog, part Saint Bernard and part Scotch shepherd, who is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.

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.

Zeus and the Rise of the Olympians

Author: Ryan Foley
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9380028962
Release Date: 2012-06-01

From his throne high on Mount Olympus, the mighty and powerful Zeus reigned over ancient Greece with his fellow Olympians. Feared for his lightning bolt but loved for his compassion for humanity, Zeus ushered in an era of peaceand prosperity. But Zeus’s ascension to power was not a title handed over freely. Zeus claimed power for his own by waging a horrible war that threatened to destroy the entire world. And he was opposed in this battle for all existence by none other than his own father.See how he takes power for himself as he picks up for the first time his famous sword of storms and leads the rise of the Olympians.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Author: Dan Danko
Publisher: Steerforth Press
ISBN: 9789380741208
Release Date: 2012-01-31
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

In graphic novel format, chronicles the life of the man who overcame significant odds to become one of the most renowned artists, scientists, and thinkers of the Renaissance.

Swiss Family Robinson

Author: Johann David Wyss
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781304952820
Release Date: 2014-03-18
Genre: Fiction

The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel by Johann David Wyss about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia. The novel opens with the family in the hold of a sailing ship, weathering a great storm. The ship runs aground on a reef, and the family learns the ship's crew has taken to a lifeboat and abandoned them. The ship's cargo of livestock, dogs, guns & powder, carpentry tools, books, and provisions have survived. The family builds a raft, lashes livestock and the most valuable supplies to it, and paddles to the island, where they set up a temporary shelter. Over the next few weeks they make several expeditions back to the ship, to empty its hold, and harvest rigging, planks, and sails. They construct a small homestead on the island. The father and older boys explore the island, discover various plants and animals. They build a large tree house, complete with a library. They also use the carpentry tools and local resources to build mechanical contraptions.

Conquering Everest

Author: Lewis Helfand
Publisher: Campfire Graphic Novels
ISBN: 9380028369
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)

Tenzing Norgay was the son of poor Tibetan immigrants living in Nepal. He longed to see the world but was told he could aspire to be little more than a servant. While Edmund Hillary was a humble beekeeper from New Zealand, who spent his youth dreaming of adventures he could never hope to experience. And Everest was the ultimate adventure. The mountain’s peak was the highest point on Earth, stretching beyond the clouds. So dangerous and challenging, Everest had never been successfully climbed and many had died trying. In 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary joined a team of explorers determined to reach its top. Alone at the top of the world with their oxygen running low, they faced off against the brutal elements and new dangers at every turn. And they were armed with little more than their courage, their determination and a belief in each other. But would that be enough to achieve the impossible, what no man had done before?

The Wright Brothers

Author: Lewis Helfand
Publisher: Campfire
ISBN: 9789380028460
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

In graphic novel format recounts the lives of Wilbur and Orville Wright, and describes how their interest in doing things for themselves and their persistence led them to build the first working airplane when better-educated and financed men had failed.

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.

Moby Dick

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.