One Response to 124 Communities Take up the Campaign for Grade Level Reading Challenge

  1. Martha Cornog says:

    I hope these programs incorporate graphic novels and comics for literacy enhancement. Many children will read comics when they won’t read anything else, and comics/graphic novels help with vocabulary building, narrative structure, empathy, and understanding content. See research and case studies cited here: http://graphicnovelreporter.com/content/why-comics-make-reading-fun-feature-stories
    Best wishes, Martha Cornog, Graphic novel columnist, Library Journal