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Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools
Ways and means of supporting and developing young adult readers.
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Hooking a Reader with a Book Cover - ReadWriteThink

Hooking a Reader with a Book Cover - ReadWriteThink | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it

Try this as participant research - let kids test the question: "Can you judge a book by its cover?"

In this lesson, students select a book to read based only on its cover art. They then analyse why the art attracted them and anticipate what the book may be about before examining the rest of the information found on the book cover. After reading the book, they reexamine the book cover to determine whether, in their opinion, it conveys the key elements of the book. Finally, students use an interactive tool to redesign the book cover.

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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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