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Bigfoot boy: 1, Into the woods

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IL: MG - BL: 1.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
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GN: Graphic Novel 440L
Bored while visiting his grandmother for the weekend, Rufus, an ordinary ten-year-old boy, ventures into the nearby woods after he spies his young neighbor Penny heading there. A city kid, Rufus quickly loses sight of Penny, but while making his way back to Grammy's, he's drawn to an unusual object he sees hidden inside a tree: it's a totem, carved out of wood and hung on a cord. Rufus places the odd-looking thing around his neck and reads out loud the word inscribed on it: ?Sasquatch.' Suddenly, strange things begin happening all around him --- and to him. Rufus doesn't know what's going on, but he's sure of one thing. He'll never be ordinary again! This is the first title in the unique Bigfoot Boy graphic novel series by award-winning author J. Torres. This intriguing story about an everyday kid who unexpectedly finds himself with a special power will have young readers hooked from the start. The artwork by Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks keeps the action moving at a fast pace. With talking animals, likable characters and a plot steeped in magic and mystery, this compelling tale told in pictures and snappy dialogue will be a popular choice for newly independent readers, with particular appeal to reluctant readers. Inspired by the mythologies of the Pacific Northwest, it could also work in the classroom as an introduction to folklore and mythology.
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GN: Graphic Novel 440L
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Grouped Work ID a29fc863-2269-11b9-cdb4-d2bb596e8022
Full title bigfoot boy 1 into the woods
Author torres j
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 17:44:07PM
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auth_author2 Hicks, Faith Erin.
author Torres, J., 1969-
author2-role Hicks, Faith Erin.
author_display Torres, J
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display_description Rufus is bo-o-o-ored at his grammy's house in the country. But when he follows a girl into the woods and finds a totem in a hollowed-out tree, things become a whole lot more interesting. Especially when he reads the word etched into the magical talisman: "Sasquatch."
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series Bigfoot boy
series_with_volume Bigfoot boy|1
subject_facet Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Juvenile, Magic -- Comic books, strips, etc, Sasquatch -- Comic books, strips, etc, Talismans -- Comic books, strips, etc, Totems -- Comic books, strips, etc
title_display Bigfoot boy. 1, Into the woods
title_full Bigfoot Boy. 1, Into the woods / J. Torres ; and [illustrations by] Faith Erin Hicks, Bigfoot boy. 1, Into the woods / J. Torres and Faith Erin Hicks ; [edited by Karen Li and Samantha Swenson]
title_short Bigfoot boy
title_sub 1, Into the woods
topic_facet Graphic novels, Juvenile, Magic, Sasquatch, Talismans, Totems