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Author Elder, Joshua, editor, author.
Title Reading with pictures : comics that make kids smarter! / Josh Elder, editor-in-chief, Founder, Reading With Pictures.
Pub Info Kansas City : Andrews McMeel Publishing, [2014]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J COMIC REA     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J GRAPHIC ELD     AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 173 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
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Audience GN710L Lexile
Summary Featuring more than a dozen short comic stories, this volume addresses specific learning concepts in Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, and Science while offering an immersive textual and visual experience that kids will enjoy even as it helps them learn.
Contents Introduction / Josh Elder -- Foreword: comics & education / Gene Luen Yang -- How to read a comic / Tracy Edmunds -- Language arts. G-Man: reign of the robo-teachers / Chris Giarrusso -- Power of print / Katie Cook -- Albert the alien in "It's a figure of speech" / Trevor Mueller & Gabriel Bautista -- Special delivery to Shangri-La / Mike Lee & Janet Lee -- Science. Adventures of Doctor Sputnik: man of science! in "Force and motion" / Roger Langridge -- Like Galileo / James Peaty & Tintin Pantoja -- Mail Order Ninja and the silverback horde / Josh Elder, Tim Smith, Chris Beckett, Steve Wallace, & Jim McClain -- Mathematics. Finding Ivy / Michael Bramley & Alice Meichi Li -- Probamon! "Gotta chance 'em all!" / Geoffrey Golden & Nate Pride -- Solution squad / Jim McClain & Rose McClain -- Lumina: celebrity super-heroine in "Menace of the mathemagician" / Josh Elder & Jen Brazas -- Squirrels vs. birds "Prime-composite showdown" / Jason Allen & Heidi Arnhold -- Social studies. Black brigade / Chris Schweizer -- Field trip / Russell Lissau & MP Mann -- George Washington: action president / Fred Van Lente & Ryan Dunlavey.
Genre Comics (Graphic works)
Subject Pictures in education -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Visual learning -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Children -- Books and reading -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre Graphic novels.
ISBN 9781449458782 (hardback)
1449458785 (hardback)
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