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6.75" x 9.75"



Publication date:
August 2009


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Christopher Sweeney
Edited by Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy

Series : BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels

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Josh can't wait to go to Reptile Planet. The zoo has it all, from lizards that shoot blood out of their eyes to boa constrictors that squeeze their prey to death. To Josh, nothing beats coming face to face with such fierce cold-blooded creatures. After this trip, however, he may think very differently...

Key Reading Strategy: Making Connections.

Readership : Suitable for Grade 5 students (Level T). BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels are leveled using an extensive list of criteria, allowing teachers to address each individual's reading abilities.

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Series Editor Information:

Joan Green has had a distinguished career as an educator and leader in the public sector. She was the Director of Education for the Toronto Board of Education and, prior to that, served as a teacher, principal, and superintendent for the City of Toronto. In 1995, Joan became the CEO of the Ontario Education of Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). In 2002, she was appointed a Commissioner on Education for the Province of Alberta. Joan is a published author on curriculum, assessment, leadership, and equity issues, and recently co-authored Northern Lights: Outstanding Canadian Women. She has received many honours and awards, including the distinguished Educator Award from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, and the Leadership Award for Women in Educational Administration in Ontario. Joan has been a member of the board for hospital, university, and cultural institutions, and is the Chair of the Board of Goodwill Toronto, Central and Eastern Ontario. She currently serves as an advisor to governments and school boards on policy, governance, and school improvement. Kathleen Gould Lundy is the Course Director of the Fine Arts Program at York University, Faculty of Education. Kathy is on secondment from the Toronto District School Board, where she is District-wide Coordinator of Dramatic Arts and Dance. While she was at the board, she taught teachers how to use drama and dance as teaching methodologies within an inclusive curriculum. Kathy has coordinated the writing of a number of curriculum documents including THE TREASURE CHEST: Story, Drama and Dance/Movement in Motion, a videotape and package made in partnership with the Danny Grossman Dance Company. Kathy has recently published her first book, What Do I Do about the Kid Who...? Fifty Ways to Turn Teaching into Learning.

Author Information:
Christopher Sweeney is a lawyer, playwright, comedy writer, communications consultant, husband and father of 3 boys. He currently resides in Toronto.

Daedalus Reinvented - Jack Booth
Edited by Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
Snake Girl - Glen Downey
Edited by Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
Golden Tiger - Rob Piotrowski
Edited by Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
Operation Fly South - Vicki Low
Edited by Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
Adventure Race - Nigel Samuel
Edited by Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy

Special Features

  • Leveled graphic novels.
  • For ALL students: BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels have stunning illustrations and high-impact visuals designed to engage all students, including struggling and reluctant readers.
  • Reading strategy specific.
  • Language Arts and Literacy Instruction.
  • Variety of Genre: BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels give students a chance to access a variety of genres - mystery, adventure, science fiction, and more - all in graphic format.