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What would it be like to stand head and shoulders above everyone else -- and to keep growing? Unable to interact with a fragile world that isn't built to withstand your size? To live in a house that doesn't fit you anymore -- with a wife who doesn't either? Craig Pressgang's life is well documented in his official CIA biography, Giant Man: Pillar of America, but the heroic picture it paints is only half the story. The continuous growth caused by Craig's strange medical condition brings a variety of problems as he becomes more isolated and unknowable. Told in three eras by three women with unique relationships with Craig, 3 Story follows his sad life from his birth to the present. * Kindt's Super Spy was Wizard's "Indie Book of the Year"! "[Matt Kindt's] heavy, scribbly linework, executed with a precise but unfussy care, looks like nothing else out there." -NPR
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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time, knowing what you know now? That is the story of a Connecticut Yankee who is magically transported back to King Arthur's time. But with the knowledge of modern technology. Will modern technology win out over the magic of Merline, the court magician? 64 pages, FC
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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Journey between London and Paris during that perilous time known as "The French Revolution." This is a story of two men that look alike- one in danger of being beheaded by the guillotine, and the other, a hero that sacrifices his own life for his friend. The French Revolution has been called "The Reign of Terror," and you will feel the terror in your own bones as you read! 64 pages, FC
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The spirit of Anne is alive and well in Mariah Marsden's crisp adaptation, and it's a thrill to watch as the beloved orphan rushes headlong through Brenna Thummler's heavenly landscapes. Together Marsden and Thummler conjure all the magic and beauty of Green Gables. Like Anne herself, you won't want to leave. — Brian Selznick, author/illustrator of "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" and "The Marvels" The magic of L.M. Montgomery's treasured classic is reimagined in a whimsically-illustrated graphic novel adaptation perfect for newcomers and kindred spirits alike.When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan who can help manage their family farm, they have no idea what delightful trouble awaits them. With flame-red hair and an unstoppable imagination, 11-year-old Anne Shirley takes Green Gables by storm. Anne's misadventures bring a little romance to the lives of everyone she meets: her bosom friend, Diana Barry; the town gossip, Mrs. Lynde; and that infuriating tease, Gilbert Blythe. From triumphs and thrills to the depths of despair, Anne turns each everyday moment into something extraordinary. 
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What secrets await inside the Vault of Spirits? Deep beneath New York City's seediest dive bar, Armstrong - the hard-hitting, harder-partying immortal veteran of history's greatest escapades - is hosting an invitation-only affair for his most beloved friends and allies! Archer... Ivar, Timewalker... Faith... Quantum and Woody... And special guests from across the Valiant Universe... All have been offered a seat at the table for a personally guided tour of Armstrong's most valuable and tightly guarded treasure... From the Great Flood to ancient Greece to the height of the Crusades, raise a glass as Armstrong recounts the true stories of his wine-soaked path down through the ages and the artifacts that reside within his own secret archive! ARCHER & ARMSTRONG maestro Fred Van Lente returns with rising star CAFU (RAPTURE) to chronicle the first landmark solo adventure in the very (very, very) long life and times of Valiant's very own disorderly immortal!
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A fastidious English gentleman makes a remarkable wager. Fogg and his faithful servant, Passepartout, embark on a journey into a world filled with danger and beauty - from India, where the heroic travelers rescue a beautiful Raja's wife from ritual sacrifice, to the rugged American frontier. An angry Sioux tribe ambushes their train. Fogg's mission is complicated by an incredible case of mistaken identity that sends a detective in hot pursuit. Around the World in Eighty Days is a masterpiece of adventure fiction that continues to captivate us today. Beautifully illustrated, this classic captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading. A must-have for your digital library.
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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. In a time before jet planes or fast boats, Phileas Fogg bets he can go around the world in eighty days- a then unheard of record time. Travel with him as he board boats, trains, and even an elephant! Will he beat the deadline and be rich? Or, will he be ruined? 64 pages, FC
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All the monsters, creatures, and ghosts the world believes to exist only in storybooks and fairytales are actually out there--until Quinn and his ragtag band of monster hunters find and kill them. Quinn's hunters all have their own motivations. Some do it for Queen and Country. Most do it for revenge... Big Game Hunters is a fun, fast-paced romp around the Victorian world with a disparate band of monster hunters who take on real and invented mythological creatures, as well as denizens of traditional folklore from around the British Isles and beyond. In The Tale of the Lizard Baron, Quinn and the others rid the world of a Troll from the Scottish Highlands before setting sail to a small Prussian state to save a town from a mysterious evil.
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All the monsters, creatures, and ghosts the world believes to exist only in storybooks and fairytales are actually out there--until Quinn and his ragtag band of monster hunters find and kill them. Quinn's hunters all have their own motivations. Some do it for Queen and Country. Most do it for revenge... Big Game Hunters is a fun, fast-paced romp around the Victorian world with a disparate band of monster hunters who take on real and invented mythological creatures, as well as denizens of traditional folklore from around the British Isles and beyond. In The Tale of the Lizard Baron, Quinn and the others rid the world of a Troll from the Scottish Highlands before setting sail to a small Prussian state to save a town from a mysterious evil.
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All the monsters, creatures, and ghosts the world believes to exist only in storybooks and fairytales are actually out there--until Quinn and his ragtag band of monster hunters find and kill them. Quinn's hunters all have their own motivations. Some do it for Queen and Country. Most do it for revenge... Big Game Hunters is a fun, fast-paced romp around the Victorian world with a disparate band of monster hunters who take on real and invented mythological creatures, as well as denizens of traditional folklore from around the British Isles and beyond. In The Tale of the Lizard Baron, Quinn and the others rid the world of a Troll from the Scottish Highlands before setting sail to a small Prussian state to save a town from a mysterious evil.
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