Graphic Novels Promote Literacy: Graphic novels motivate kids to read. Educators have had success getting kids to read with graphic novels, At the same time, graphic novels with rich, complex plots and narrative structures can also be satisfying to advanced readers.
Graphic Novels Support Reluctant Readers: Graphic novels can be a way in for students who have difficulty with formal texts. Readers who are not interested in reading gravitate to graphic novels because of the visual elements.
Benefits Struggling Readers & Students with Special Needs and Language Learners: Graphic novels can dramatically help improve reading development for students struggling with language acquisition, including special-needs students. Illustrations provide contextual clues to the meaning of the written narrative.
Some popular titles in the iCommons are:
- The adventures of Ook and Gluk, kung-fu cavemen from the future by George Beard
- Smurfs and the magic flute by PIyo
- Redwall by Stuart Moore
- The Legend of Johnny Appleseed by Martin Powell
- Artemis Fowl adapted by Eoin Colfer
- Wild Ride by Liam Odonell
- Avatar : The Last Bender
- The Adventures of Super Baby Diaper by Dav Pilkey
- Mystery Ranch by Christopher Long
- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Thomas Ratiliff
- Boxcar Children Sharon Denton
- Sabrina by Michael Galligher
And Many Many More...
Smurfs graphic novel. by Peyo