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Journal > Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies
by Michele Anstey
|Grades||9 – 12|
The author demonstrates how the postmodern picture book can be used with readers of various ages, and particularly with secondary and college students, to explore new literacies. Numerous classroom strategies are presented.
Anstey, M. (2002, March). "It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 45(6), 444–457. doi: 10.1598/JAAL.45.6.1
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students analyze the structure of a postmodern picture book, Black and White, to uncover how authors create unexpected plots and connections and form relationships between words and illustrations.