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Jumping to Conclusions: Honesty is the Best Policy

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190757

Francesca works hard at the long jump. But she's always coming in second. When she finally gets the chance to show off, it comes at a price. With the help of an alien friend, will Francesca stand at the top of the podium, or be stuck in the sand? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of the long jump, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Let's Play Ball: Facing Your Fear

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190702

Javier loves playing baseball. He wants to prove to everyone that he's a great pitcher. But his nerves get the best of him. With help from an alien friend, will Javier have the chance to run the bases, or will he be stuck in the dugout? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of baseball, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Mountain Attack: A Yeti Encounter

Anita Croy (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910215

For years, people have told stories of monstrous creatures, but what if the legends are true? Townspeople from Lhakpa Dolma's village feared a terrifying yeti lurking in the snowy mountains nearby. Is that what attacked Lhakpa and her yaks in the snowy peaks? Explore the story of a yeti encounter in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other monsters around the world and find out the truth behind yeti-like creatures.

Struggle for Survival

Tim Cooke (author) Alessandro Valdrighi (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910635

In the 1800s, Florida panthers thrived in the southeastern United States, but by the mid 1900s, there were very few of the animals left. When biologists like Mark Lotz realized that wildlife refuges would only do so much to save this endangered species, they got to work. Follow along in this graphic adventure based on a true story of how biologists saved the unhealthy population for a Florida panther comeback. Then, learn more about Florida panthers and other cats in danger.

Taken from the Forest: An Alien Abduction

Anita Croy (author) Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910161

Are there aliens living beyond Earth? An unearthly experience one night has Travis Walton convinced that there are. Because if Travis wasn't taken by extraterrestrials, where was he while he disappeared for five mysterious days in the winter of 1975. Explore the story of an alien abduction in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn other stories of possible encounters with life from space and discover the truth about alien abductions.

Tale of Two Marines

James Buckley Jr. (author) Andy Duggan (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910383

After hearing reports of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, two former marines were among the heroes who answered a call to duty. Follow Staff Sergeant Dave Karnes and Sergeant Jason Thomas on their mission to rescue those trapped in the debris. Based on the true story and in honor of the two marines who risked everything to help at Ground Zero. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of heroes at Ground Zero.

Return to Yellowstone

Tim Cooke (author) Edu Coll (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910604

Gray wolves were predators that dominated the North American landscape hundreds of years ago. But when Mike Philips and Doug Smith relocated 14 wolves to Yellowstone in 1995, it was the first time in over 70 years that the species had stepped foot on the land. With the whole park suffering, this last change to save the gray wolf was also crucial to saving the balance of a delicate ecosystem. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story to learn how a bold plan brough the gray wolf back from the brink. Then, learn more about gray wolves and other wolves in danger.

Saving the Silvertip

Tim Cooke (author) Edu Coll (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910611

Brothers John and Frank Craighill knew there was a problem when they saw fewer and fewer grizzly bears at Yellowstone National Park. But how did grizzlies--with a population size once as big as 100,000--wind up on the endangered species list? Follow along in this graphic adventure based on a true story of how the Craighill brothers learned all they could about these beautiful bears in order to save the silvertip. Then, learn more about grizzlies and other bears in danger.

Fighting Back in Flight

James Buckley Jr. (author) Andy Duggan (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910413

In the midst of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, true heroes emerged. Follow passengers aboard United Airlines flight 93 as they fought back against hijackers who took over their plane. The passengers' determination and heroism saved countless lives as they stopped the plane from reaching its intended destination. Based on the true story and in honor of the heroes aboard flight 93. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of heroism.

Fur-tastrophe Avoided

Tim Cooke (author) Alessandro Valdrighi (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910628

When Howard Sharpe spotted a group of southern sea otters floating off the coast of California, he was nearly as surprised as if he had seen a dinosaur. The otters were thought to be nearly extinct, and yet he spotted hundreds splashing in the water. Soon, Howard and other environmental activists sprang into action to make sure this once nearly extinct species didn't disappear forever. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story about how fur-tastrophe was avoided in the southern sea otter comeback. Then, learn more about southern sea otters and other marine mammals in danger.

Guiding Light

James Buckley Jr. (author) Andy Duggan (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910376

In the wake of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the World Trade Center, true heroes emerged. Follow New York City Police Officer Moira Smith who witnessed the attacks firsthand and immediately jumped into action. She sacrificed her own life to provide the guiding light that helped hundreds out of the south tower in the minutes leading up to its collapse. Based on the true story and in honor of Officer Moria Smith. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of heroes at Ground Zero.

EMS to the Rescue

James Buckley Jr. (author) Tom Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910420

As reports came in of planes crashing into the World Trade Center, heroes sprang into action. Follow two EMS workers scrambling to help survivors at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, based on a true story. The heroic first responders fought with bravery and determination to save lives amid the chaos. Based on the true story and in honor of an EMS team risking everything to help at Ground Zero. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of heroes at Ground Zero.

Back from the Dead: A Zombie Story

Anita Croy (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910192

What happens if the dead don't stay buried? When an unknown woman came limping through the village of Ennery, Haiti, townspeople didn't know what to make of her pale, gray skin or the rag she kept covering her eyes. Even stranger, she looked like someone they recognized--a woman who had been dead and buried for 30 years. Explore the terrifying encounter with a zombie in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other zombies from around the world and find out the connection between voodoo and the undead.

Beyond the Grave: A Vampire Tale

Anita Croy (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910185

Is it possible that some humans live beyond death...by drinking the blood of others? Petra Toma's family thought he might be. When Petra's niece fell ill shortly after the 76-year-old was buried, the family didn't know what to do. But when she said her uncle visited each night and drank her blood, the family knew they had to take matters into their own hands. Explore the story of a modern-day vampire in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other vampire legends around the world and learn the truth behind what may have inspired their grisly stories.

Canine Hero

James Buckley Jr. (author) Tom Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910390

When terrorists struck the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, heroes stepped up. Follow canine Trakr and his handler James as they locate a survivor in the rubble more than a day after the towers fell. The search and rescue team from Canada was working beside many heroes responding to the attacks on 9/11. Based on the true story and in honor of the K9 and handler team who found the last survivor trapped at Ground Zero. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of canine heroism at Ground Zero.

Deadly Beast: A Werewolf Incident

Anita Croy (author) Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910208

For hundreds of years, stories of half-wolf beasts have terrified victims around the world. In the 1760s, one village in the south of France vowed to stop the werewolf responsible for the filing its graveyard. Explore the story of the hunt for a deadly werewolf in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn about other werewolves from around the world and discover more about these legendary creatures.

A Chemical Nightmare

Tim Cooke (author) Edu Coll (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910598

The Eagle Man, Charles Broley, loved the majestic birds he saw flying through the sky. He spent his retirement studying bald eagles across the United States and Canada. So, when he learned that they were in danger, he knew he had to figure out what was wrong. Follow along in this graphic adventure based on a true story about how citizens and scientists alike worked together to help save the iconic American symbol. Then, learn more about bald eagles and other eagles in danger.

An Angry Spirit: A Ghost Story

Anita Croy (author) Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910178

The Hodgson family was used to strange things happening in their little home at 284 Green Street. When furniture and other objects seemingly moved on their own, the family looked the other way...until the angry spirit started sending them flying across the room instead. Explore the story of the poltergeist on Green Street in this graphic adventure based on a true story. Then, learn the story of other ghosts from around the world and find out the truth behind ghost stories.

A Scary Prediction

Tim Cooke (author) Alessandro Valdrighi (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910581

William Hornaday admired the American bison. He wanted every American to see the beautiful animal that was once plentiful across the Great Plains. But in 1886 he made a shocking prediction. Unless something changed quickly, bison would disappear from America forever. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story to learn how William and other activists brought the bison back from the brink. Then, learn more about bison and other animals in danger.

Underground Railroad

Rod Espinosa (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704299

United States, 1800s. Due to the need for manual labor, millions of African people were transported to and sold in the United States. These people were treated as property, and many felt this was wrong. These people helped thousands of slaves escape to the North where slavery was illegal. Follow the drinking gourd along the Underground Railroad in these daring graphic novels. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Custer's Last Stand

Joeming Dunn (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412364

Montana Territory, 1876. On June 25, General George Armstrong Custer located Sitting Bull's encampment. Custer's job was to relocate the natives to the reservation, which led to the Battle of Little Bighorn. Witness the last battle General Custer participated in with this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Oregon Trail

Joeming Dunn (author) Tim Smith III (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412388

United States, 1843. The Great Migration to the West was made possible by the land route created by Elijah White from Missouri to Oregon. Travel the Oregon Trail with the emigrants in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Reaching the North Pole

Joeming Dunn (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412401

Arctic Circle, 1909. For centuries, explorers have been mystified by the frozen North. Many men and women have trekked across ice and snow to reach the tip of the world. Be with Robert Edwin Peary when he becomes the first man to reach the north pole in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Salem Witch Trials

Joeming Dunn (author) Cynthia Martin (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616412418

Massachusetts, 1692. The largest witch hunt in the United States was held in the small village of Salem, Massachusetts. Witness the accusations of witchcraft and trial that followed in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

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.