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Analyze Detail in Graphic Novels

Graphic novels contain a variety of details that, when reflected upon, aid in the development of visual literacy.  Details like sound effects, frame structure, the shape of speech bubbles, and much more all act as critical elements to the telling of the story.  Explore the examples and prompts below for ideas on how to keep readers engaged in the unique qualities that make graphic novels great.
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Paula Yoo and the cover of From a Whipser to a Rallying Cry

Paula Yoo on From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, author Paula Yoo talks about her new title From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement.
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Mark Karlines and Kiyoshi's Walk

Mark Karlins on Kiyoshi’s Walk

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, Mark Karlins talks about his new picture book Kiyoshi's Walk, illustrated by Nicole Wong.
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Andrea Wang and the cover of Watercress

Andrea Wang on Watercress

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, author Andrea Wang talks about her new picture book Watercress.
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