Back to School with Comics: Raising a Reader!

August 4, 2015
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CBLDF Raising a Reader comic book 2014 DRAFT_Page_01Whether you have a student who is a reluctant reader, a student who needs more support, or a student who will read anything you put in front of him or her, CBLDF’s Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! is a great resource for educators.

With more than 80,000 copies in print, Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! answers the questions parents and educators bring to using comics: What skills do graphic novels offer kids? How do you teach reading with a comics page? How do comics promote a love of reading? It’s an indispensable tool for showcasing the value of graphic novels, and chock full of reading suggestions and title recommendations to get kids engaged with this exciting medium!

This resource is written by Dr. Meryl Jaffe, with an introduction by three-time Newbery Award honoree Jennifer L. Holm (Babymouse, Squish) and art by Eisner Award winner Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Drama) and Eisner Award nominee Matthew Holm (Babymouse, Squish). Graphic design was handled by Brooklyn-based designer David Herman.

Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! is available in bundles from CBLDF here. You can view the digital version below!


Raising A Reader! was made possible by a grant from the Gaiman Foundation.

RAISING A READER is registered trademark owned by Raising A Reader and is used with permission.

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