Category Archives: Fun and Practical Resources

Saving the Day, One Nerd at a Time

Hi, folks!  Thanks for bearing with us through our conclusions, and sticking around to hear our reviews pertaining to the literary quality of some great graphic novels.  To round off our more serious discussion of what we would call the … Continue reading

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The WWWWWH of Graphic Novels

After a few months of additional exploratory graphic novel reading, I’m finding myself more compelled than ever to make a case for this genre in the classroom, and to back up my initial desire to expand my knowledge about this … Continue reading

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Feature: Graphic Novels in High School Libraries

In researching other online platforms advocating for the usage of graphic novels in the classroom as a contemporary, relevant genre of literature, I stumbled across this great roundtable discussion, facilitated by Josh Hogan on Graphic Novel Reporter, with three high … Continue reading

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Time To Get Literary

So, it seemed as though there was a general agreement on examining how graphic novels meet the requirements of literature, or the “Literary Components.” (hereon referred to as LCs) Lists differ, but I think a solid place to start would … Continue reading

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“It’s MY comic book”

If you’ve been anywhere near a high school English class, you’re all too familiar with the classic archetypes of literature: trickster, sage, devil, hero (hello, comic book characters), but I bet you never read about this one in school: the … Continue reading

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