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Free Comic Book Day 10th anniversary

Today, May 7, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day which has been held on the first Saturday of May every year for the last 10 years. Participating local comic book stores give away a free comic book to anyone attending the event. Comic books are an exceptional way to introduce young children to the joys of reading. Take a look at the video for an overview of today’s event.

Free Comic Book Day

Other resources:

Read an overview about Comic Book Literacy, a fantastic documentary film about the benefits of introducing comic books to young readers.

Have you ever attended Free Comic Book Day in your area with your children? Please share your experiences in the comment section below.