TOON Comic Book Snags Dr. Seuss Early Reader Honor
TOON Books was launched in 2008 by
New this Spring are Luke on the Loose, by
TOON Books feature original stories and characters. Each book is vetted by educators to ensure that vocabulary and narratives are age-appropriate. As an aide to parents, teachers, and librarians, each book is rated using the Lexile scale.
There’s a place for comics in the classroom, and not just for reluctant readers. Comic books help to teach visual literacy. The state of Maryland’s Comic Book Initiative, which uses TOON Books, is seen as a model of a comics program that can work in standards-based classrooms.
TOON Books, www.toon-books.com, an imprint of RAW Junior, has been featured in School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, The
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