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Education - Children's Literature in the Classroom

A guide for locating grade-appropriate children's literature for use in the classroom.

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Comic books, strips, etc  in the Curriculum Library

Graphic Novels in the Curriculum Library

TOON Books - easy to read comics

Boldprint Graphic Novels - High interest, low vocabulary

Graphic Myths and Legends - Grades 4-8 interest level - reading level, grade 4


Free Downloadable Graphic Novel

Chasing Adland, a graphic novel by local teens, is available through the UVic library. It has been successfully used in middle-grade classrooms as an anchor text to teach critical media health literacy. 

Issue #2, No Sale, Skèlèp! was written by Aboriginal youth and illustrated by Christian Ryan. It is available for download for free.

For more information, or to purchase hard copies, contact Dr. Deborah Begoray:  You can also check out the article:  Aboriginal students, critical media health literacy and the creation of a graphic novel health education tool.

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Graphic Novels for Elementary - Middle Years

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