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Writing With Pictures: Work Cited + Recommended Resources

Written by Nick Kremer
July 11, 2012

Major Works Cited:

Busiek, Kurt and Alex Ross.  Marvels. New York: Marvel Comics, 1994.

Eisner, Will.  Comics and Sequential Art. New York: W. W. Nortan & Company, 1985.

McCloud, Scott.  Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art. New York: HarperPerrenial, 1994.

Moore, Alan and Dave Gibbons.  Watchmen. New York: DC Comics, 1986.

Spiegelman, Art.  Maus: A Survivors Tale.  New York: Pantheon, 1993.

Tan, Shaun.  The Arrival. New York: Levine, 2007.


Recommended Reading:

Bitz, Michael (2004). “The Comic Book Project: Forging Alternative Pathways to Literacy.”  Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 47 (7), 574-588.

Bitz, Michael (2009). Manga High: Literacy, Identity, and Coming of Age in an Urban High School.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Bitz, Michael (2010).  When Commas Meet Kryptonite: Lessons from the Comic Book Project.  New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Carter, James Bucky (Ed.) (2007).  Building Literacy Connections with Graphic Novels: Page by Page, Panel by Panel.  Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Carter, James Bucky (2009).  “Going Graphic: Understanding What Graphic Novels Are – And Aren’t – Can Help Teachers Make the Best Use of This Literary Form.”  Education Leadership, 66 (6), 68-73.

Carter, James Bucky (Ed.) (2010).  Rationales for Graphic Novels.  Gainesville, FL: Maupin House Publishing.

Carter, James Bucky & Evensen, Erick (2010).  Super-Powered Word Study: Teaching Words and Word Parts Through Comics.  Gainesville, FL: Maupin House Publishing

Cary, Stephen (2004).  Going Graphic: Comics at Work in the Multilingual Classroom.  Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Frey, Nancy & Fisher, Douglas (Ed.) (2008).  Teaching Visual Literacy: Using Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Jacobs, Dale (2007).  “More than Words: Comics as a Means of Teaching Multiple Literacies.” English Journal, 96 (3), 19-25.

Monnin, Katie (2009).  Teaching Graphic Novels: Practical Strategies for the ELA Classroom.  Gainesville, FL: Maupin House Publishing. Weiner, Stephen (2004).  “Show, Don’t Tell: Graphic Novels in the Classroom.”  English Journal, 94 (2), 114-117.

Schwarz, Gretchen (2006).  “Expanding Literacies Through Graphic Novels.”  English Journal, 95 (6), 58-63.

Tabachnick, Stephen (2009).  Teaching the Graphic Novel (Options for Teaching).  New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America.

Weiner, Stephen (2004).  “Show, Don’t Tell: Graphic Novels in the Classroom.”  English Journal, 94 (2), 114-117.