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American Revolution

Rod Espinosa (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412340

United States, 1775 to 1783. Americans battled for independence from the British monarchy. Fight with the men who fought and won American independence in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Building the Transcontinental Railroad

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412357

Unites States, 1863 to 1869. The Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad laborers worked from each end of the country to build a railroad. Follow the transcontinental railroad's progress in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Pony Express

Joeming Dunn (author) Cynthia Martin (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412395

United States, 1860. Delivering the news across the great continent of North America was not easy. To provide a faster mail service, the Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Company, or Pony Express, was created. Be a rider on the Pony Express in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Joeming Dunn (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412371

Germany, 1989. After the end of World War II, Germany was split into East and West Germany. A wall was built separating the two sections, families, and a country. Witness the fall of this wall on November 9, 1989, in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

The Creature from the Depths

H.P. Lovecraft (author) Mark Kidwell (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412432

In the depths of the sea exists an ancient treasure. Anyone who comes in contact with it is overcome with greed. For centuries, this treasure has been hoarded deep below the ocean's surface. To steal it, one has to get past the creature! One group's quest for the cursed riches is retold in this striking graphic novel adaptation of H.P. Lovelace's character the Creature From the Black Lagoon. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson (author) Jason Ho (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412449

Strange things have been happening to Mr. Utterson's long-time friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll. The more worried Mr. Utterson becomes, the more he investigates Dr. Jekyll's life. His investigations lead him to Mr. Edward Hyde. The story he uncovers is so horrific and terrifying, it is hardly believable. The shocking tale is told in this striking graphic novel adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's terrifying novel. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Moby Dick

Herman Melville (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704169

Call me Ishmael. I have set sail on a whaling ship to try my hand at whaling. But our captain has his own prey. We have been traveling the seas looking for the white whale, Moby Dick, who causes destruction wherever he swims. Will we survive a battle with the great whale? Find out in this stunning graphic novel adaptation of Herman Melville's classic by Rod Espinosa. Creator biographies and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Peter Pan

J.M. Barrie (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704176

John, Michael, and Wendy love their mother's stories. But they did not know that another young boy loved them as well! When Peter Pan loses his shadow, Wendy meets him and agrees to return with him to Neverland. Will John, Michael, and Wendy survive a land of pirates, Lost Boys, and Tinker Bell? Find out in this stunning graphic novel adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic by Rod Espinosa. Creator biographies and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Robin Hood

Howard Pyle (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704183

King Richard is away, and Prince John has stolen his throne! Prince John has set high taxes on the people of Sherwood Forest and many cannot pay. But they have a hero among them who steals from the rich to help the poor. Will Robin Hood and his merry men save the kingdom for King Richard? Find out in this stunning graphic novel adaptation of Howard Pyle's classic by Joe Dunn Creator biographies and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

White Fang

Jack London (author) Cynthia Martin (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704206

During the gold rush, Alaska is a vast land with the promise of riches. Some of these riches are sled dogs. White Fang is one of these dogs who is traded, sold, and pitted against each other. Soon he is saved and brought to California. Can he adjust to his new home and his new family? Find out in this stunning graphic novel adaptation of Jack London's classic by Joe Dunn. Creator biographies and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Battle of the Alamo

Rod Espinosa (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704220

Texas, 1836. The Republic of Texas began the fight for independence in 1833. For several years, Texans fought the Mexican government for the right to rule itself. One of the historical battles was fought on March 6, 1836, at the Alamo, a crumbling fort defended by 154 men. Stand with the defenders in what became a symbol of Texan courage and sacrifice in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

Joe Dunn (author) Joseph Wight (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704237

Hawaii, 1941. The United States was abruptly pushed into World War II on the sunny morning of December 7. The Japanese were angry at the American interference in the Pacific. So, they attempted to knock out the American fleet anchored in Pearl Harbor. Fly along in the surprise attack that changed the course of World War II in this dazzling graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Boston Tea Party

Rod Espinosa (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704244

Boston, 1773. On a rainy night on December 16, 150 men climbed aboard three English cargo ships from Great Britain. The men were angry at the excessive taxes on tea, so they disguised themselves and threw crate upon crate of tea into the harbor. Come along on the act that would lead to the American Revolution in this astounding graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

California Gold Rush

Joe Dunn (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704251

California, 1849. The Wild West became the destination for many Americans in 1849. Gold fever had struck when a gold nugget was discovered in the American River. Soon, people were coming from the East any way they could to cash in on the riches! Join the rush helped expanded the settlement of the United States in this stunning graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Time Machine

H.G. Wells (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704190

An evening of dinner and light conversation turned into a discussion of math and science. Soon, our host was showing us his latest contraption--a machine to travel in time. He promised to return the following week with a story of his adventures. Will his machine work and will he return at all? Find out in this stunning graphic novel adaptation of H.G. Well's classic by Joe Dunn. Creator biographies and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Around the World in 80 Days

Jules Verne (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704152

Phileas Fogg was enjoying a night of cards and conversation when the discussion turned to bank robbers. To prove his theory that the robber could be halfway across the globe, he makes a wager that he can travel around the world in 80 days. Can he win his bet? Find out in this stunning graphic novel adaptation of Jules Verne's classic by Rod Espinosa. Creator biographies and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.

Eyes:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412289

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel past the eyelids, through the eyes, into the optic nerve to learn how the eyes provide the sense of sight. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the eyes. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.

Brain:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412272

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel through the nervous system, into the brain, and onto a neuron to learn how the brain works and all the functions it performs. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human brain.

The Kidneys: A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412302

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel through the circulatory system into the bean-shaped kidneys, and out through the urinary system to learn how the kidneys filter waste and perform its other functions. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human kidneys.

The Liver:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412319

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel into the liver's lobes to learn how the liver works to help digestion and filter out poisons from the blood. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human liver.

Heart:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412296

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel into the circulatory system, through the heart, and out to the body to learn how the heart pumps blood through the body. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human heart.

Peter Pan

J.M. Barrie (author) Shawna J.C. Tenney (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616411640

J.M. Barrie's classic fantasy tale of the boy who would not grow up brings the fairies, mermaids, and lost boys to young readers. When Wendy, John, and Michael follow Peter Pan to the Neverland they encounter the lost boys, Indians, and Captain Hook and his pirates! The incredible adventures with Peter are retold in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Barrie's Peter Pan.

King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table

Howard Pyle (author) Howard McWilliam (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616411619

Howard Pyle's classic tale of magic, bravery, and honor tells of the adventures of King Arthur. From the time young Arthur pulled the fabled sword from the stone, he was a just king. As the head of the Round Table, King Arthur led the most gallant men and brought peace to the land. King Arthur's most dramatic struggles are retold in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Pyle's King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Lungs:A Graphic Novel Tour

Joeming Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412326

Ms. Hansen and the Explorers are very interested in learning--they want to know everything they can about the human body. But they aren't alone! The Zelmans, Xeni and Zeno, have come from their planet to learn about Earth's beings too! They travel into the respiratory system into the lungs' alveoli to learn how the lungs exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. Come along as the Explorers and their favorite guests tour the human lungs. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.

Abraham Lincoln

Joe Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616411954

Graphic novels aren't just for superheroes! Abraham Lincoln has been plucked from history books and his life and accomplishments have been depicted in an informative nonfiction graphic novel. The subject's birth, childhood, education, and presidency have been skillfully told with detailed art. Further reading lists, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles useful in classroom discussion.