FX! Computer-Generated Imagery (TIME®: Informational Text) (Paperback)

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This book details the history of special effects and CGI in films, and examines the innovative special effects used in movies like King Kong, The Iron Giant, Westworld, Alien, Tron, The Abyss, Toy Story, Jurassic Park, and Inception. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, fascinating images, and detailed Reader's Guide prompt students to connect back to the text. The Think Link and Dig Deeper sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.

About the Author

As a writer, Timothy J. Bradley's books have earned awards and accolades from reviewers such as The Horn Book Review, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Booklist. As an illustrator, Tim has worked with artists such as Syd Mead (Blade Runner, Tron, 2010, Aliens) and companies such as Hasbro on Transformers, Star Wars, and Jurassic Park toys. A life-long sci-fi fan, Tim is happy to bring the big, weird, and wild side of science fiction to a new generation. He lives with his wife and son in Southern California, where he can't help but wonder """"What if . . . """" every time he looks out the window.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781493836147
ISBN-10: 1493836145
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication Date: January 27th, 2017
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: TIME®: Informational Text