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Dallacqua, Ashley K. – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, and Nathan Hale's graphic novel set "Rapunzel's Revenge" (2008) and "Calamity Jack" (2010) features fractured fairy tales that takeĀ up the issue of 'the damsel in distress,' questioning and complicating traditional gender roles in fairy tales. Throughout both graphic novels Rapunzel's character…
Descriptors: Fairy Tales, Grade 7, Novels, Cartoons
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Pantaleo, Sylvia – Children's Literature in Education, 2012
As art objects, picturebooks have the potential to contribute to readers' aesthetic development. Many scholars and practitioners have recognized how using picturebooks with older students can augment their reading motivation and extend their understanding of visual elements of art and design, as well as develop their literacy, language, and…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Reading Motivation, Content Analysis, Grade 7