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Using Graphic Novels In Education: March: Book Two

February 11, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels In Education: March: Book Two

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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EXCLUSIVE: CBLDF Talks to Caldecott and Printz Honor Winners Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

February 10, 2015
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EXCLUSIVE: CBLDF Talks to Caldecott and Printz Honor Winners Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Last week, graphic novels were honored by ALA during their annual Youth Media Awards ceremony. This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki was among the honorees, so we asked the creators a few questions about their accolades! This One Summer has taken the children’s books and graphic novel communities by storm, being the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

January 23, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Babymouse

November 10, 2014
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Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: I Kill Giants

October 24, 2014
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: I Kill Giants

I Kill Giants, by Joe Kelly and JM Ken Niimura, won the IGN Best of 2008, was voted one of the 10 Best Comics of 2009 by New York magazine’s Dan Kois; was a YALSA (Young Adult Library Association) 2010 Top Ten Great Graphic Novel for Teens, and won the Gold Award at the 5th…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Amulet

September 12, 2014
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Amulet

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Amelia Rules!

August 13, 2014
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Amelia Rules!

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Chiggers

July 3, 2014
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Chiggers

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Color of Earth Trilogy

May 16, 2014
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Color of Earth Trilogy

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Stuck in the Middle: Seventeen Comics from an UNPLEASANT Age

April 21, 2014
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Stuck in the Middle: Seventeen Comics from an UNPLEASANT Age

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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