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MEDIA EVALUATION FORM <br />  <br />Type of Material/Format: Historical Fiction, graphic novel<br />Title of Material: Mau...
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  1. 1. MEDIA EVALUATION FORM <br />  <br />Type of Material/Format: Historical Fiction, graphic novel<br />Title of Material: Maus: A Survivor’s Tale<br />Author/Producer/Publisher: Artie Spiegelman, author , Artie Spiegelman, illustrator, Pantheon Books, publisher<br />Publication Date: October 1993<br />ISBN/ISSN/LC Number: ISBN: 978-0679748403<br />Price: $21.05<br />  <br />Specific courses where this material could be used: <br />Learning Strategy: Present factual information _x__ Present theories ___ Present concepts _x_ Change attitudes _x_ Change values _x__ Impart motor skills ___ <br />Appropriate Curriculum Area: Language Arts _x_ Science __ Social Studies _x__ Music ___ Art _ <br />Foreign Language ___ Mathematics ___ Health/Physical Education ___ <br />Grade Range: Kindergarten ___ Primary __ Intermediate __x_ Secondary __x_ Teacher __x_ Parent __x_ <br />General Interest _x__ <br />Materials can be used by: Individuals _x_ Small Groups _x__ Large Groups _x_ <br />Suggested Purposes: Motivation _x_ Overview _x__ In-Depth Study _x__ Introduction _x_ Remedial __ <br />  <br />Evaluative Criteria: Outstanding Strong Average Weak Not Applicable <br />Authenticity : Outstanding: A fresh view on the Holocaust.<br />AppropriatenessFormat: Outstanding : Graphic novel format helps create a vivid representation of the struggles and fears experienced by the Jewish people during the Holocaust<br />Timeliness : Outstanding : The Holocaust is a travesty that must never be forgotten<br />Interest: Outstanding: Students will want to know more about the Holocaust after reading this engaging graphic novel.<br />OrganizationPlot : Outstanding: The plot develops in the present and the past concurrently. The author develops the storyline in the present by giving detailed descriptions of a Holocaust survivor and his son, then taking us into the past to give insight as to why the survivor thinks and acts as he does.<br />Technical Aspects: Outstanding : Excellent illustrations. <br />Special Features Not Applicable <br />Physical Characteristics: Outstanding: Sturdy binding<br />Relevancy to Course Use: Outstanding: Appropriate for teen readers as an introduction into the Jewish perspective on the Holocaust.<br />Cost: Average <br />Overall Rating: Outstanding <br />______________________________________________________________________________________ <br />Published Reviews (citationrating):<br /> Reviewed and highly rated in Journal of Historical Review (online) 2002 by <br />Janet Reilly<br />Retrieved 7/15/2011<br />Reviewed and highly rated in the Jewish Book Council (online) 1995 by Robert S. Leventhal<br />Retrieved 7/15/11<br /> <br />Additional Comments (awards, socialhistorical significance, etc.): The author and illustrator are highly regarded in historical literature. Maus is groundbreaking by using the graphic novel to portray events of historical significance.<br />Recommend for Purchase: Yes _x_ No ___ <br />Priority: Essential _X__ Valuable but not essential __ Marginal ___ None ___ <br />  <br />Name of EvaluatorPosition: Robert T. Johnson, Librarian <br />SchoolInstitution: Meadowland Charter School <br />Date: July 16, 2011<br />

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