Developed by New Zealand reading specialist and author, Pam Holden, this exciting reading program offers an extensive range of illustrated fiction and photographic non-fiction titles at graded levels. Red Rocket Readers offer a carefully controlled sequence of challenges throughout the levels to ensure students progress with confidence and enthusiasm.
Dead Man's Clothes is the heart-stopping adventure of three orphaned boys at the close of the Civil War.
Bill Amend's FoxTrot, syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate, humorously depicts suburban living through the cavortings of the Fox family. Kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, suffer through the same fads, fixations, and familial land mines that readers know so well.
As the 25th "FoxTrot" comic collection, And When She Opened the Closet, All the Clothes Were Polyester features strips published from February 2006 through December 2006--including Amend's very last daily strip. Jason continues to channel his unique brand of geekiness--primarily at Paige's expense, while Peter continues to lord over them both. Parents Roger and Andy try to keep up with their children's antics, usually to no avail.
Bill Amend was nominated for the National Cartoonists Society's prestigious Reuben Award in 2006 and 2007.
Author's web site: www.foxtrot.com/
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