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Articles on Graphic novels

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Excerpt from the comic book ‘How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less’, by Sarah Glidden. Drawn & Quarterly

The story of Israel and Palestine in comic strips

Faced with an overwhelming amount of information on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, comics offer us a thoughtful way to delve into the roots and current events of the conflict.
Graphic novels can help make math and physics more accessible for students, parents or teachers in training. Metamorworks/iStock via Getty Images

3 reasons we use graphic novels to teach math and physics

Graphic novels pair text and images to explain complex topics – from thermodynamics to abstract math – without alienating STEM-averse students.
‘An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar’ recounts how the Somali Olympic runner drowned while trying to reach Italy in 2012. (From Reinhard Kleist's 'An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar/SelfMadeHero)

Comics and graphic novels are examining refugee border-crossing experiences

Comics about migrant experiences seek to expose personal perspectives about the global crisis of 80 million individuals and families forcibly displaced worldwide.

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