Using Graphic Novels to Teach Reading

News Date: 
May 15, 2018
Salinas Public Library's Literacy Assistant Susanna Crichton hosted a training May 9th for tutors at the Monterey County Free Library on how to use comics to teach reading. She believes that graphic novels can help adults with overall comprehension, left-to-right tracking for reading, vocabulary, social and emotional cues as well as a sense of accomplishment because the books tend to be shorter. The training was featured in The Californian, and you can read the entire article here
Susan Crichton will present "Worth a Thousand Words" at the Read/San Diego adult literacy tutor conference in June. For more information about this conference, click here