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"Your post sent me searching. Since I read Miracle's Boys, I've loved the poetry in Woodson's prose. I've even used it to teach poetry terms and it's my model for my lesson on Found Poetry. You've now given me my lesson…"
Locomotion is a powerful story about a seven-year-old boy whose memories of his parents, his caretaker, Miss Edna, and events in school fill the pages in exquisite and “readable” poetry. Students learn empathy for Lonnie Collins Motion, better known as Locomotion as they read through the poetry written by Jacqueline Woodson. This book won the National Book Award Finalist and is recommended for Grade Six.Provided for students to use with Locomotion is a Poetry Analysis and directions to use this…See More
"Jane, the Fox and Me: A Gorgeous Graphic Novel about the Travails of Youth Inspired by Charlotte Brönte
by Maria Popova
A tender illustrated story about acceptance and belonging.
I discovered that it is indeed the well written graphic…"
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Marcy - you might also reach out to Peter Gutierrez here at MC POP - he works a lot on little dude/ette books. Check these great study guides linked below do consider posting a crowdsource question here in the GN & Comics Discussion forum - you can title it something like "QUESTION: Good Graphic Novels for Elementary Students?" - you can include the suggestions already given here and then I can broadcast it to the whole membership - should get great ideas from the crowd.