Category: Graphic Novel

[Monday Reading] Graphic Intertextuality and Parallel Literary Worlds in Mike Carey and Peter Gross’ “Unwritten” Books 3 and 4

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

Alternate Literary Worlds and The Thin Line Between the Page and Reality in Unwritten Book 2: The Inside Man

Myra here. I shared my thoughts about the first book in this fascinating literary-themed graphic novel series for our Saturday Reads. The story of Tom/Tommy Taylor continues in Mike Carey and Peter Gross’ Inside Man. The Unwritten Book 2: Inside Man Created by: Mike Carey and Peter Gross Published by: Vertigo, 2010 Literary Award: British Fantasy Award Nominee for Best ...

[Monday Reading] Joyless Firemen, Free Spirits, and Living Books in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

[Saturday Reads] A Graphic Novel That Pays Tribute to Books in Mike Carey and Peter Gross’ “The Unwritten” (Part 1 of Several)

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few ...

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in “The War Within These Walls”

Myra here. We can not possibly explore a Literatura Europa reading theme without touching on the horrors of the Holocaust. This week, we are sharing literature that explores this painful part of our collective history. The War Within These Walls Written by: Aline Sax Illustrated by: Caryl Strzelecki Translated by: Laura Watkinson Original Title: De Kleuren Van Het Getto Published by: Eerdmans Books ...