Many teachers and parents worry that graphic novels are not rigorous reading, research shows that graphic novels spark an interest in reading for many children. In this episode, Donalyn discusses the benefits of reading graphic novels.
Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and the author of The Book Whisperer (Jossey-Bass, 2009) and Reading in the Wild (Jossey-Bass, 2013). Her articles about teaching and reading have appeared in publications such as Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership, and The Washington Post. Donalyn serves as Scholastic Book Fairs’ Manager of Independent Reading and Outreach.