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Zita the Space Girl

First of the series by Ben Hatke. New York, NY: First Second, 2011

 

This is a three-volume series that begins when Zita (who feels responsible for the abduction of her friend leaps through a portal to save him. She finds herself on a strange planet (with all sorts of endearing and weird aliens) and at the beginning of an awesome adventure.

 

Multiple awards winner including IRA-CBC Children's Choices, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the year, ALA Notable Children's Books, ALSC Notable Children's Book, Kirkus Best Book of the Year, CYBIL Award.

 

See how to use this book to demonstrate graphic novels' complex vocabulary and sentence structure in Worth A Thousand Words: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Visual and Verbal Literacy (p. 6).

 

Grades 3-7

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