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Making Literacy Connections: Comic Books and the Role of Youth Media


by Michael Bitz — February 10, 2005

The concept of using comic books—nowadays referred to as “graphic novels”—to help children become better readers is not new. In 1941, the Gilberton Company launched Classic Comics, a series of literature-based comic books in which novels such as Moby Dick were transformed into boxed art with the typical dialogue balloons.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: February 10, 2005
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11722, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 12:41:14 AM

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