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Getting Graphic!: Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens

@inproceedings{Gorman2003GettingGU,
  title={Getting Graphic!: Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens},
  author={Michele Gorman and Jeff Smith},
  year={2003}
}
Get a little graphic in your library! Jumpstart a literary adventure for your young adult audience and watch reading enthusiasm soar! An introductory guide to graphic novels for both school and public librarians. Learn how to entice your students into the library for a literary adventure that will awaken their passion for reading. 
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