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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Teaching the Holocaust with Comics

May 25, 2016
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Teaching the Holocaust with Comics

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 use of…

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Comic Created in WWII Safehouse Finally Published Decades Later

April 29, 2016
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Comic Created in WWII Safehouse Finally Published Decades Later

While hiding in a Dutch attic for more than two years during World War II, Emmanuel Joels passed the time creating a comic week by week and sending it to his girlfriend Hetty van Son, also hiding just a few miles away. Over 70 years later, the now 97-year-old Joels finally saw his three-volume series…

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