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Blog 7

Blog 7

  1. In this chapter, it was a lot about how each child reader has a “preference” when it comes to books. Each student will have a different idea of what kind of books they want to read (i.e graphic novel, short story, novel, young adult, etc).  In general, I loved that theme of the …

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Sarah Roberts blog 7

Sarah Roberts blog 7

One thing I really liked in chapter 5 was when she talked about name to reader on assignments. I think this is a good way to motivate kids who don’t particularly enjoy reading. This book made me realize how much I actually do enjoy reading even though I never find time for it. Reading is …

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Blog 6 Sarah Roberts

Blog 6 Sarah Roberts

I clicked on the School Library Journal Link from the resource guide. On this website you can find many different books and they are all sorted into different categories such as age level, diversity, and reviews. I learned about many different books that would interest me to read in the future. This could be very …

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Blog 6

Blog 6

Cyrill Somera Blog 6   The graphic novel I chose to read was Smile. This graphic novel explores the ups and downs of being a teenager through the life of the main character, Raina. It focuses on Raina’s struggle to fit in, her developing love life with new crushes, finding true friends, and dealing with …

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Blog 7: YA Novel

Blog 7: YA Novel

I greatly resonated with the discussion of reading preferences. It can be really difficult to pick out what book to read next that you think you’d enjoy. It can be even more difficult to pinpoint what it even was that you liked about books you’ve enjoyed in the past. You could distinguish it by author, …

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Blog 6 & 7

Blog 6 & 7

Blog 6: After navigating through the website, I chose the Diamond Bookshelf. At first I was a little confused by the website. Regardless, I explored it more and found a lot of resources. There is information regarding new graphic novels and news dealing with graphic novels. I also found suggestions for graphic novels. There are …

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Blogs 6 and 7- Lauren Imelio

Blogs 6 and 7- Lauren Imelio

Blog 6 The website I looked at was http://www.diamondbookshelf.com/. This website is a guide about graphic novels that is really helpful for educators and librarians. There are articles on the site with the monthly “Top 50” graphic novels. The website also includes a tab about the history behind the creation of graphic novels which is really …

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Blog 6: Graphic Novels

Blog 6: Graphic Novels

Drego Little promotes the usefulness of reading graphic novels and comics in his article titled, “Can the X-men Make You Smarter.” He reflects on his own experience of reading comics as well as introducing his son to this genre and what he’s noticed. His son was having trouble moving on from short picture books to short …

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