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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.

Dr. Katie Monnin reviews G.T. Labs' Suspended in Language: Niels Bohr's Life, Discoveries, and the Century He Shaped and Image Comics' Camp Midnight and provides lesson plan suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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An exclusive interview with Gene Yang, the YALSA Great Graphic Novels list, and tips for starting a graphic novel collection are just some of the many features in the current issue of Diamond's BookShelf newsletter. Plus, look for the latest comic industry news of interest to educators, librarians, and the specialty retailers that work with them.
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Image Comics is pleased to reveal the first five of 11 variants planned for March’s 25th anniversary theme month—“Women’s History.”
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Gene Luen Yang's, the current National Ambassador of Young People's Literature, program Reading Without Walls will launch and become an annual event beginning in April.
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The GLAAD Media Awards recognizing LGBTQ characters and themes have announced their 28th annual list of nominees, including ten comics for the Outstanding Comic Book Award. The award ceremony will be held on April 1, 2017.
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Marking another win for March, Book 3, the 2016 Cybils Awards names the civil rights graphic memoir as the 2016 Graphic Novel Award winner.
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The Annie Awards announced their winners this past weekend for their production and individual categories. Among the winners named were Zootopia, Bob's Burgers, and Moana!
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In shops January 18! Mind games on a rollercoaster powered by anxiety can only barely describe the first-person mental trauma you can expect from Ed Brubaker’s Kill Or Be Killed Volume 1 TP!
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We interview X-O Manowar writer Matt Kindt on why Valiant's Free Comic Book Day title will be one of the most exciting ones yet!
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Julia Alekeseyeva stumbled upon her grandmother's diary the documented her memories of her life as a Jew in the Soviet Union. NPR's interview with Alekeseyeva dives into the process of transforming these diary entries into a graphic novel.
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Hermes Press presents the art collective, These Machines Are Winnning, as its first graphic novel in These Machines Are Winning: Slaves for Gods tied to their music and video releases. This art volume is accompanied by a digital download of original music written and produced by Dylan Silvers that spans across the story and its themes.
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Make way for Pix, the teen superhero who believes herself a fairy (and princess, no less). In her first original graphic novel behold: attacking electronics - secret crushes – a magic 8-ball monster – cell service issues – a dragon war – a bad date – worried moms – a furtive frog and a malevolent monkey, all making for ONE WEIRDEST WEEKEND!
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We reveal the exclusive preview of CBLDF's Free Comic Book Day educational comic! See how to defend comics here!
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February is Black History Month, and the world of graphic novels is filled with ways to celebrate and learn about the rich culture of Black History in America, including titles such as Black History in its Own Words, African American Classics, March and more!
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2017 marks the 150th anniversary of our northern neighbors! American culture is a melting pot of diversity, including influences by Canadian creators. This year, celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary with Canadian creators like Fiona Staples, Jeff Lemire, and more!
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Here are the hottest trade paperbacks and graphic novels that are available to purchase from your local comic shop this week. Titles include A Land Called Tarot, Black History in Its Own Words, Rick and Morty Vol 4 and more!
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A list of upcoming titles releasing February 2017 for readers age 6 and older, including Hyper Force Neo from Z2 Comics.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing February 2017 for readers age 13 and older, including Snotgirl Volume 1: Green Hair Don't Care from Image Comics.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing February 2017 for readers age 16 and older, including Oh Joy, Sex Toy! The Coloring Book from Oni Press.
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Take a look at the Top 25 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for December. IDW Publishing's Love Is Love anthology was the month's best-selling graphic novel.
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To help educators and librarians to be informed about what their students and patrons are buying from their local comic shops, we present the Top 25 Manga titles for December. VIZ Media's Tokyo Ghoul Volume 10 was the month's best-selling manga title.
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