Episode 44 Visual Texts for Teens

Duration: 17:00

Readers of picture books and graphic novels know that visual images sometimes tell a story in a way that words cannot. Although the majority of visual texts are published for children, a growing number of books written for teens incorporate visual material in ways that can challenge and stretch older readers. Tune in to hear about newly-published middle grade and young adult fiction, graphic novels, biographies, travel memoirs, and informational books, all of which use visual material in ways that enrich the text's meaning.