Tag Archives: The March

Graphic Novel Booklist & Resources

Thanks everyone who’s tuned in this month to discuss graphic novels and how we create empathy for diverse experiences in our young readers. Rebecca Parish wins this month’s giveaway of the fabulous GN The March. Below I’ve compiled a list of … Continue reading

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Interview w Andrew Aydin, Scripter of The March, Part II: Comics as a Tool for Social Change

This is a follow up to last week’s interview with Andrew Aydin where we talked about how to write a graphic novel. Today we talk about the use of comics in the Civil Right’s Movement. If you are a teacher, … Continue reading

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Interview w Andrew Aydin, Scripter of The March, Part I: How to Write a Graphic Novel if You Can’t Draw!

I’ve been traveling, but this interview is definitely worth the wait. Last week, I got to chat with Andrew Aydin, co-author of the amazing GN The March which I reviewed last week. (A copy of which is still very much up for grabs … Continue reading

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Awesome List of Female Graphic Novelists from YALSA

This list was published by YALSA this morning and I wanted to share it here. And again, there are several non-traditional stories here. We have a story set in Japan, a story about a tomboy, a story about a birthright … Continue reading

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Building Empathy: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Critical Literacy

I was asked by Teaching Tolerance to write an article about how educators can use graphic novels in the classroom to teach social justice issues. This will appear in their fall issue as a companion article to the piece that Andrew … Continue reading

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New Reader-Friendly Blog Format! (w Giveaways)

Hi y’all! I have been thinking about you and this blog a lot in the past few months. And I’ve been thinking most about how I could make this into a site that really benefited teachers, writers, librarians, and other … Continue reading

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