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ERIC Number: EJ904693
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Graphic Novels in the Secondary Classroom and School Libraries
Griffith, Paula E.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v54 n3 p181-189 Nov 2010
The author examines the rise in popularity of graphic novels, the sales of which have steadily increased as their influence expands into adolescent culture. This article also includes an overview of current research results supporting the use of graphic novels within the classroom and school library; graphic novels support English-language learners and those students with reading disabilities. Finally, graphic novels are changing the language we use to frame our knowledge about literacy, text, and image. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A