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Graphic Novel Resource for Librarians and Educators

Graphic Novels have a lot to offer as literature, educational tools, entertainment and more! Whether you are a teacher, educator, or reading specialist seeking to incorporate comics and graphic novels into the classroom; or a librarian or media specialist looking for assistance with graphic novel collection development, our website's mission is to provide you with comprehensive information on the latest graphic novels, interviews with creators and professionals like you, along with useful tools such as reviews, lesson plans, bestsellers and more.

As comic books and superheroes become ever more ingrained in collective minds of our pop culture, female fans and superheros have become a more ubiquitous part of the equation. Check inside to see a news piece on the Rise of the Female Superhero from Yahoo News with Katie Couric.
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Writer/comic shop owner Kyle Puttkammer talks with BookShelf about his kid-friendly superhero series Hero Cats and his program for teaching art in libraries.
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Kids graphic novel publisher Papercutz has announced a new program in which they will provide libraries with comic-themed programming free copies of Nickelodeon Magazine for their event.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Yen Press's awkward and Oni Press's Invader Zim #1, with suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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For educators or librarians interested to know which graphic novels are bestsellers at your local comic shop, DC Comics' Fables Vol. 22: Farewell is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for July.
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In order for librarians and educators to be informed about what people are buying from local comic shops, BookShelf presents the Top 25 Manga for July, led by DC Comics's Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga Vol. 2.
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