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Ways and means of supporting and developing young adult readers.
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Why boys' literacy skills lag behind girls' and how to bridge the reading gap

Why boys' literacy skills lag behind girls' and how to bridge the reading gap | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it
Much of this is what we have been hearing forever, it seems, but make sure you get down to How To Bridge The Reading Gap. Noted literacy researcher, William Brozo, has some sensible ideas that work and are very replicable, including honouring personal choice of reading material.
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Graphic Novel Reading Research | Study Island

Graphic Novel Reading Research | Study Island | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it
If you are unconvinced of the real reading value of graphic novels take a look here at some of the evidence. GNs (and magazines for that matter) are often spurned as bad habits taking the place of "real reading". This is a mistaken notion and a lost opportunity. Quite apart from this, it is disrespecting the reading preferences of many young people. Respecting personal choice is a vital attitude for anyone who wants to successfully advise teens on reading.
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Comics Are Good < Teaching Channel

Comics Are Good < Teaching Channel | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it
This is one of a series of literacy videos hosted by Jon Scieszka, U.S. National Ambassador for Children’ Literature, who advocates using comics and graphic novels as a way to engage reluctant readers.
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Operation Ajax

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Operation Ajax is the first true-to-life spy thriller in a new genre of interactive comics experiences.

Designed specifically for the iPad, Operation Ajax is an original story inspired by the investigative journalism of best-selling author, Stephen Kinzer, and his work All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror.
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Book List: Graphic Novels « Read alert | State Library of Victoria

Book List: Graphic Novels « Read alert | State Library of Victoria | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it
"I recently put the call out for recommended graphic novels for teens and the response was incredible. I’ve chosen to highlight a few of the repeatedly mentioned titles with further suggestions listed below."
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