Media Meltdown: A Graphic Guide Adventure

Liam O'Donnell (author), Michael Deas (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690664

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Pema, Bounce and Jagroop are battling a greedy developer for control of the airwaves. When Karl Reed, Owner of Oasis Developments, tries to force the sale of a local fruit farm ”through whatever means necessary” Pema, Bounce and Jagroop decide to expose him through the media. Little do they realize that when it comes to the news and the advertisers who make it possible, the truth is not always part of the story and nothing can be taken at face value. While learning about media consolidation and the power of money over truth, Bounce, Pema and Jagroop decide to take on the developers and the media.

Reading Level
Lexile
GN590L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
4.0
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Action & Adventure Characters & Series Graphic Novels High Interest Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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