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Graphic Classics: David Copperfield (Graphic)

Charles Dickens Retold by Jacqueline Morley
9780764163050
2011
3rd - 8th
48
Barron's Educational Series
6.75 X 10.25
Item # 2235
$9.95 each

Titles in Barron's Graphic Classics series present faithful graphic novel adaptations of memorable works of literature. Graphic Classics introduce elementary and secondary school students to many great books, and encourage boys and girls to discover the joy of reading the masterworks in their original form.Graphic Classics titles tell absorbing stories with high-quality color illustrations, brief narrative sections, and dialogue balloons that capture the spirit of the originals. Each title includes background material to help young readers understand when and why the literary work was originally written. David Copperfield,a classic novel by Charles Dickens, tells of a little boy's struggles against a wicked stepfather and other hardships as he grows to manhood. The story is also enlivened with many colorfully comic characters. Probably the funniest of them is the always-in-debt but ever hopeful Mister Micawber. Dickens claimed that David Copperfield was his favorite among his many fictional characters. (Hardcover) (Graphic)