Comics

Knowing When Enough is Enough: Comic Book (2010)

This comic book is part of the Knowing When Enough is Enough resource, prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The comic tells the story of a teenage boy’s night of excessive drinking and the consequences it has, including finding embarrassing photos of himself posted on Facebook.

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2012-01-27

How To Kit - Comics and Graphic Novels (2011)

The authors explain that a comic is usually a short instalment of a larger story, while a graphic novel is usually an entire story bound and published in a single book. They point out that graphic novels have an important role to play in promoting literacy and may appeal especially to reluctant readers and visual learners.

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2011-11-08

Comic Book Study: Darkness Calls (2010)

English 120 - 130

This is a study guide to accompany the comic book “Darkness Calls,” which focuses on a teenager contemplating suicide because of the pressures in his life. With the help of an Elder, he combats the evil urges that threaten to destroy him. The comic book was produced by the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN), a non-profit organization that promotes the health, literacy and wellness of First Nations youth through the use of visual art.

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2010-06-08

Comic Book Study: Path of the Warrior (2010)

English 120 - 130

The comic book “Path of the Warrior” tells the story of a teenage boy who reconnects with his family and community after being kicked out of his gang. Team sports and his culture become his new support system. The comic book was produced by the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN), a non-profit organization that promotes the health, literacy and wellness of First Nations youth through the use of visual art.

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2010-06-08

Quality Storytents (2006)

A Resource for Family, Early Childhood and Community Literacy Workers

The Quality Storytent Program is a means of providing literacy access and support where these might not otherwise appear.

The document includes the following:
1- An introduction to storytent
2- The philosophy behind it
3- How to plan for one
4- How to deliver a Quality storytent
5- Special challenges
6- References and indexes.

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2006-03-17
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