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Camp by Kayla Miller

Graphic Novels ~ As teachers we hear so much about them.  Many parents (and some educators) feel that graphic novels “don’t count” as reading.  I couldn’t disagree more. There are many, many benefits to reading this type of book. Some benefits that I have found are: Inferring - this is perhaps the biggest benefit to… Continue reading Camp by Kayla Miller

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Red Panda & Moon Bear by Jarod Roselló

Siblings with superpowers?Magic hoodies?Brain stretching vocabulary?Laugh out loud silliness?What's not to love about this graphic novel by Jarod Roselló? I began reading Red Panda & Moon Bear one day as I waited for my students to arrive back from recess. I found myself laughing out loud right from the beginning, and it didn’t take long… Continue reading Red Panda & Moon Bear by Jarod Roselló

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Brave

by Svetlana Chmakova Teacher Thoughts… This graphic novel is a perfect way to teach older students about the challenges of middle school. Readers learn how being brave and using their voice can help change a negative school culture.  Your students will love how Svetlana Chmakova compares middle school to a video game, mean kids to… Continue reading Brave