Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books

Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books

by William Patrick Martin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442254770
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/16/2015
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

William Patrick Martin is a book lover. His vision was to create a uniquely authoritative reference that he could use to make the best possible nonfiction choices for himself and his family. He has been a professor of education at Temple University and Monmouth University. He did his dissertation on the epic University of Chicago Great Books debate of the 1930s and 1940s. While at Monmouth University, Martin was also the director of the Governor’s School on Public Issues, a selective residential summer program for New Jersey gifted and talented teenagers. His career in Pennsylvania state government has included stints as a press secretary, management consultant, and special advisor to the Lieutenant Governor.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Classic Titles
Chapter 2 For and About Babies
Chapter 3 Concepts Galore
Chapter 4 Numbers and Letters
Chapter 5 Best at Bedtime
Chapter 6 Animals Aplenty
Chapter 7 Christmas Cheer
Chapter 8 Character Values
Chapter 9 Fabulous Friendships
Chapter 10 Comedy Capers
Chapter 11 Acts of Kindness
Chapter 12 Lost and Found
Chapter 13 Gala Gatherings
Chapter 14 Pet Mischief
Chapter 15 Aquatic Adventures
Chapter 16 Wonders of Nature
Chapter 17 Rural Rewards
Chapter 18 Creative Journeys
Chapter 19 Dreamy Departures
Chapter 20 Fashionable Favorites
Chapter 21 Fascinating Fantasies
Chapter 22 Marvelous Mysteries
Chapter 23 Pictorial Perspectives
Chapter 24 Difficult Challenges
Chapter 25 Edifying Exploits
Chapter 26 Leaps of Imagination
Chapter 27 Weird Encounters
Chapter 28 Social and Environmental Awareness
Chapter 29 Graphic Novels for Tweens
Chapter 30 Graphic Novels for Teens
Chapter 31 Woodcut Novels
Chapter 32 Special Interests
Chapter 33 24 Wordless Book Artists You Should Know

Appendix 1 The 500 Most Recommended Books by Overall Rank
Appendix 2 The 500 Most Recommended Books by Chapter
Bibliography

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