The ArrivalBook - 2006
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Wordless graphic novel that shows the arrival of a new immigrant to the US.
Shaun Tan evokes universal aspects of an immigrant's experience through a singular work of the imagination. He does so using brilliantly clear and mesmerizing images. Because the main character can't communicate in words, the book forgoes them too. But while the reader experiences the main charac... Read More »
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A wordless story full of fanciful locations and astonishing animals, that manages to tell a very real world immigrant's tale. An excellent tool for teaching visual literacy, and a deeply heartwarming and human narrative of adapting to a new life.
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