Introduction 1. How to Read Graphic Novels as Literature 2. Studying Themes in Graphic Novels: Identity 3. Themes in Graphic Novels: The Horrors, Spoils, and Aftermath of War 4. Story Structure, Figurative Languages and Literary Terms 5. Graphic Novels and Literary Interpretation: The Basics 6. Graphic Novels and Literary Interpretation: More Challenging Lenses 7. Interdisciplinary Teaching 8. Graphic Novel Adaptations of Regular Books 9. Teaching Literary Nonfiction or Informational Text Reading with Graphic Novels 10. Creating Writing and Multimodal Composition 11. Finding Graphic Novels Appendix: List of Graphic Novels Index
Explores how secondary school English Language Arts teachers can use graphic novels to teach critical reading, literary interpretation, literary devices, and multimodal composition.
William Boerman-Cornell is Professor of Education at Trinity College, USA. Jung Kim is Associate Professor of Literacy at Lewis University, USA.
Bill Boerman-Cornell and Jung Kim take the reader through the selection of texts, the planning of teaching, and the building of a community of others passionate about teaching with graphic novels. The extensive appendix of curated works alone is worth the price of the book. * Susan Cridland-Hughes, Associate Professor, Clemson University, USA *