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Space Dumplings

Series by Craig Thompson. New York, NY: Scholastic Graphix, 2015

When her school is destroyed by garbage eating space whales and their poop/diarrhea, and her Dad has to go and clean up the mess, Violet and her friends find themselves (with a robot baby-sitter) traversing the cosmos to find her Dad and save the day. Full of full, incredibly vibrant art, humor, and passion this is loads of fun for all.

This received starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly.

See how to use this book to teach students to slow down and attend to details in Worth A Thousand Words: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Visual and Verbal Literacy.

Grades 3-7

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