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Christine McDonnell and the cover of Sanctuary

Christine McDonnell on Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie’s Place, the Nation’s First Shelter for Women

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 Christine McDonnell talks about her new picture-book biography Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie's Place, the Nation's First Shelter for Women, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov.
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Support Writing Skills: Character Development

Graphic novels offer engaging, complex characters whose growth is essential to the narrative. Through illustration, voice, and detail, graphic novel creators synthesize art and character to construct memorable protagonists. With the resources below, students can learn about the authorial choices that enrich character development and consider how the visual form echoes the written.
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Margarita Engle and the cover of Light for All

Margarita Engle on Light for All

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, award-winning author Margarita Engle talks about her new picture book Light for All.
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