Students enjoy visiting the book fair and assisting with the raffle.<br />
Results of the Book Fair<br />In four days, School #7 collected $1,900 in sales.<br />This is the greatest amount of sales Scholastic has on file for School #7<br />We reached the $1,801 threshold needed to receive the cash option<br />
Breakdown of Profits<br />25% of sales=School #7 cash profit<br />$1,900 *.25 = $475<br />The Library received $275 in profit<br />$200 went to the Home School Council<br />How will the Library use this money?<br />
What are Graphic Novels?<br />Graphic novels are books in which “images and text arrive together, work together, and should be read together” (Gravett, 2005, p. 11) Looking much like comics.<br />A graphic novel is a book length story that is written and illustrated in comic book style.<br />Coincides with the increased popularity of manga, a Japanese comic style. <br />Teachers and librarians are seeing the growing popularity of graphic novels <br />motivating potential to reach reluctant readers<br />
The following titles have been ordered from Perma-Bound<br />Electric Girl 3 titles<br />Artemis Foul 2 titles<br />Hannah Montana<br />Greatest Stars of the NBA 9 titles<br />Big Foot: A North American Legend<br />Odysseus & the Cyclops<br />Perseus and Medusa<br />Romeo & Juliet<br />Stone Keeper<br />Lost Warrior<br />21 Titles in all<br />
Thank you Home School Council, Principal and volunteer Staff members for donating your time to help make the Scholastic Book Fair a wonderful success. <br />Created by Ann Hazley, Librarian<br />
Bibliography<br />Gorman, M. (2003). Getting graphic: Using graphic novels to promote literacy with<br /> preteens and teens. Worthington, OH: Linworth Publishing Inc.<br />Gravett, P. (2005). Graphic novels: Stories to change your life. New York, NY: Harper<br /> Collins.<br />
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