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Norton, Bonny. "The motivating power of comic books: Insights from Archie comic readers." The Reading Teacher 57.(2003): 140–47. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
BibTeX citation key: Norton2003
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Archie", Children’s and young adults’ comics, Didactics, Empirical research, Fandom, USA
Creators: Norton
Collection: The Reading Teacher
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This study, conducted in an elementary school, suggests that the sense of ownership that children have over comic books accounts for the vibrant debate, discussion, and critique of them. Such insights may help teachers reclaim literacy as a meaning-making practice.
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