Kid Beowulf Reader: A Handbook for Teaching, Reading, and Enjoying the First Trilogy

9780974600048: Kid Beowulf Reader: A Handbook for Teaching, Reading, and Enjoying the First Trilogy

"In the grand tradition of Bone, Amulet, and countless otherepic quest graphic novels, Fajardo gives us heroes to root for, villainsto loathe, and complex characterizations around every turn." - ElizabethBird, School Library Journal's FUSE 8 blog

Part classroom guide and part historiography, The Kid Beowulf Reader is over 200 pages of fun and insight into the creation of the acclaimed action-adventure graphic novel series, Kid Beowulf.  Written by cartoonist and creator, Alexis E. Fajardo, the reader features in-depth character dossiers, behind-the-scenes process pages, and exclusive artwork from the first trilogy - perfect for fans who want to peek behind the curtain!

The Kid Beowulf Reader also features unique lesson plans and discussion questions for the teacher or professor using the graphic novel series in class. Developed by education expert Dr. Katie Monnin and specifically aligned to the new Common Core Standards, this guide is sure to become an invaluable resource for teachers, librarians and fans alike!

7"x9" 240 pgs, BW Interiors

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From the Back Cover:

"What Rick Riordan did for the Greek gods, Fajardo has done for 'Beowulf': magnificent." - Kirkus

"Fajardo takes one of the most recognizable pieces in English literature andmakes it fully accessible to younger and struggling readers...capturingthe attention of even the most unfocused readers...Hand to graphic novel fans who love action and adventure." - John Trischitti, School LibraryJournal

"...a richly imagined tale...humorous and engrossing adventures." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

About the Author:

Alexis E. Fajardo is a student of the classics – whether Daffy Duck or Damocles – and has created a unique blend of the two in Kid Beowulf. Lex has taught cartooning throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and currently resides in Santa Rosa, California, where, when not penning Kid Beowulf, he works for PEANUTS at the Charles M. Schulz Studio. Dr. Katie Monnin received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in 2008 from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and is currently an Associate Professor of Literacy at the University of North Florida. She is the author of Teaching Graphic Novels (2010), Teaching Early Reader Comics and Graphic Novels (2011), Using Content-Area Graphic Texts for Learning (2012), Teaching Reading Comprehension with Graphic Texts (2013), among other titles.

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Alexis E. Fajardo
Editore: Kid Beowulf (2014)
ISBN 10: 0974600040 ISBN 13: 9780974600048
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