Persepolis 2

Persepolis 2 Author Marjane Satrapi
ISBN-10 9780375714665
Release 2004
Pages 187
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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, in a memoir told in the form of a graphic novel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.



Persepolis

Persepolis Author
ISBN-10 0375422307
Release 2003
Pages 153
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The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran in a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contraditions between public and private life.



The Complete Persepolis

The Complete Persepolis Author Marjane Satrapi
ISBN-10 0375714839
Release 2007
Pages 341
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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.



Embroideries

Embroideries Author Marjane Satrapi
ISBN-10 9781407016795
Release 2010-07-06
Pages 144
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From the bestselling author of Persepolis comes this humorous and enlightening look at the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane's tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbours for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talk. Naturally, the subject turns to loves, sex and vagaries of men...



A Reader s Guide to Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis

A Reader s Guide to Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis Author Heather Lee Schroeder
ISBN-10 0766031667
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 152
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"An introduction to Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel Persepolis for high school students, which includes biographical background on the author, explanations of various literary devices and techniques, and literary criticism for the novice reader"--Provided by publisher.



Shoplifter

Shoplifter Author Michael Cho
ISBN-10 9780307911742
Release 2014-09-02
Pages 96
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Corrina Park used to have big plans. Studying English literature in college, she imagined writing a successful novel and leading the idealized life of an author. But she’s been working at the same advertising agency for the past five years and the only thing she’s written is . . . copy. Corrina knows there must be more to life, but and she faces the same question as does everyone in her generation: how to find it? Here is the brilliant debut graphic novel about a young woman’s search for happiness and self-fulfillment in the big city. (With two-color illustrations throughout.) From the Hardcover edition.



The Sigh

The Sigh Author Marjane Satrapi
ISBN-10 1936393468
Release 2011-12-07
Pages 56
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From the author of Persepolis, comes this illustrated fairy tale. Rose is one of three daughters of a rich merchant who always brings gifts for his girls from the market. One day Rose asks for the seed of a blue bean, but he fails to find one for her. She lets out a sigh in resignation, and her sigh attracts the Sigh, a mysterious being that brings the seed she desired to the merchant. But every debt has to be paid, and every gift has a price, and the Sigh returns a year later to take the merchant's daughter to a secret and distant palace.



Arabian Jazz A Novel

Arabian Jazz  A Novel Author Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN-10 9780393066685
Release 2011-02-14
Pages 384
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"This oracular first novel, which unfurls like gossamer [has] characters of a depth seldom found in a debut."—The New Yorker In Diana Abu-Jaber's "impressive, entertaining" (Chicago Tribune) first novel, a small, poor-white community in upstate New York becomes home to the transplanted Jordanian family of Matussem Ramoud: his grown daughters, Jemorah and Melvina; his sister Fatima; and her husband, Zaeed. The widower Matuseem loves American jazz, kitschy lawn ornaments, and, of course, his daughters. Fatima is obsessed with seeing her nieces married—Jemorah is nearly thirty! Supernurse Melvina is firmly committed to her work, but Jemorah is ambivalent about her identity and role. Is she Arab? Is she American? Should she marry and, if so, whom? Winner of the Oregon Book Award and finalist for the National PEN/Hemingway Award, Arabian Jazz is "a joy to read.... You will be tempted to read passages out loud. And you should" (Boston Globe). USA Today praises Abu-Jaber's "gift for dialogue...her Arab-American rings musically, and hilariously, true."



The Graphic Novel Classroom

The Graphic Novel Classroom Author Maureen Bakis
ISBN-10 9781452296487
Release 2011-11-07
Pages 176
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A secret weapon for engaging adolescents Could you use a superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem-solving? While seeking the answer, secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered a powerful pedagogy that teaches those skills and more. The amazingly successful results prompted her to write this practical guide that shows how to use graphic novels to: Teach 21st-century skills, including interpretation of content and form Promote authentic literacy learning Grow learners’ competency in writing and visual comprehension Motivate students to create in multiple formats, including images Engage struggling as well as proficient students in reading



          Author Craig Thompson
ISBN-10 9780375424144
Release 2011
Pages 655
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A graphic tale by the author of Blankets follows the relationship between two refugee child slaves who are thrown together by circumstance and who struggle to make a place for themselves in a world fueled by fear and vice, in a visual parable that touches on themes of cultural divisions and the shared heritage of Christianity and Islam.



Maus II

Maus II Author Art Spiegelman
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105070836452
Release 1991-11-01
Pages 135
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In a comic-book-style tale of the author's parents, Vladek and Anja, Vladek survives Auschwitz, is reunited with Anja, and sires young Art



Monsters Are Afraid of the Moon

Monsters Are Afraid of the Moon Author Marjane Satrapi
ISBN-10 0747587132
Release 2007-02-01
Pages 30
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Marie is fed-up. She has simply had enough of the frightful monsters pestering her at night. After a lot of thought, Marie comes up with a brilliant plan - to steal the moon and hang it in her room. But, while she might have solved her own problem, absolute chaos has now broken out elsewhere. What can she do?



Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom Grades 4 8

Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom  Grades 4 8 Author Melissa Hart
ISBN-10 9781420623635
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 48
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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.



Unterzakhn

Unterzakhn Author Leela Corman
ISBN-10 9780805212549
Release 2012-04-03
Pages 208
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A mesmerizing, heartbreaking graphic novel of immigrant life on New York’s Lower East Side at the turn of the twentieth century, as seen through the eyes of twin sisters whose lives take radically and tragically different paths. For six-year-old Esther and Fanya, the teeming streets of New York’s Lower East Side circa 1910 are both a fascinating playground and a place where life’s lessons are learned quickly and often cruelly. In drawings that capture both the tumult and the telling details of that street life, Unterzakhn (Yiddish for “Underthings”) tells the story of these sisters: as wide-eyed little girls absorbing the sights and sounds of a neighborhood of struggling immigrants; as teenagers taking their own tentative steps into the wider world (Esther working for a woman who runs both a burlesque theater and a whorehouse, Fanya for an obstetrician who also performs illegal abortions); and, finally, as adults battling for their own piece of the “golden land,” where the difference between just barely surviving and triumphantly succeeding involves, for each of them, painful decisions that will have unavoidably tragic repercussions.



Clinton Cash A Graphic Novel

Clinton Cash  A Graphic Novel Author
ISBN-10 9781621576327
Release 2016-08-08
Pages 112
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The #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel inspired by Peter Schweizer's bestselling exposé, which the New York Times called "the most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle." "Every American needs to buy it, read it, and become fully literate in the Clinton scams... It’s like the most explosive candidate opposition file that every American can access." — Breitbart News Based on the New York Times bestseller Clinton Cash by Peter Schweizer, this graphic novel retells in high-definition detail the tale of the Clintons' jaw-dropping auctioning of American power to foreign companies and Clinton Foundation donors. Inside, readers will learn why Hillary Clinton approved the transfer of 20% of all U.S. uranium to Putin's Russia; why Bill Clinton's speaking fees soared during Hillary's tenure as Secretary of State; how the Clintons bilked Keystone Pipeline investors; how Hillary's brother scored a rare "gold exploitation permit" from the Haitian government; and so much more. Stunningly illustrated, hilariously retold, and inspired by the blockbuster book that reshaped the contours of the presidential election, Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel brings to life Hillary and Bill's brazen plot to fleece the planet for maximum profit. "Thank goodness, then, for Peter Schweizer and his blockbuster exposé Clinton Cash." —New York Post



The 101 Best Graphic Novels

The 101 Best Graphic Novels Author Stephen Weiner
ISBN-10 1561634433
Release 2005
Pages 60
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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.



Fun Home

Fun Home Author Alison Bechdel
ISBN-10 0618871713
Release 2007
Pages 232
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A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.