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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.

Killer looks meet killer instincts on a prison planet for unruly women in Image Comics' Bitch Planet Vol. 1, and reminds us of the important of standing up for equality. Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel, Pretty Deadly) discusses her new project here.
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Every year, the ALA Mid-Winter conference is home to over 2,400 meetings and conferences for educators and librarians. With an overwhelming number of fantastic meetings to attend, it can become difficult to make them all. Check out this list of graphic novel meetings while making your ALA Mid-Winter Schedule!
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BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this edition, BookShelf interviews Jean Braithwaite, a professor at the University of Texas Rio-Grande Valley.
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Ashley Kronsberg
The dynamic story of Peony and her interstellar cooking competition is collected in its first volume, Space Battle Lunchtime: Lights, Camera, Snacktion!
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Magnetic Press introduces the fourth volume in their Love series: the Dinosaur.
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We Need Diverse Books group is the founder of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature, also known as The Walter. This year, March, Book Three was the winner of the 2017 Walter Award.
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We speak with Katie O'Neill about her new graphic novel Princess Princess Ever After, a kid-friendly tale of two princesses who find adventure and romance in their quest to defeat an evil sorceress, from Oni Press.
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Mark Banaszak
Dynamite Entertainment brings the world's cutest dog to print in Boo, the World's Cutest Dog Volume 1.
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The She-Devil With A Sword faces a different world and new challenges in Red Sonja: World's Away written by Amy Chu. Read this interview in which Amy reflects on Dynamite Entertainment's fiery-haired warrior, Red Sonja!
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The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) presents their Great Graphic Novels list for teens every year at ALA Mid-Winter. Check out 2016's collection of 112 titles chosen from 170 official nominations in anticipating for the release of the 2017 Great Graphic Novels list.
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Diamond Book Distributors and Image Comics will be at the ALA Mid-Winter Conference for educators, librarians, publishers, writers and more! Check out the exclusive giveaways and activities Diamond will be hosting, including a book signing with Congress John Lewis, author of the 2016 National Book Award graphic novel, March:Book Three.
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Check out Diamond's dedicated catalog for titles that are perfect for educators and librarians attending the ALA Mid-Winter Conference!
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Neill Cameron launches his new Comics Club Blog with the mission to encourage more youth-created comics nationwide. The Comics Club is dedicated to providing ideas and resources to comic clubs nationwide as well as anyone interested in joining their ongoing project "Helping Awesome Kids Make Awesome Comics."
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Image Comics announces the release of Black History in its Own Words to hit shelves February 2017.
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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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A list of upcoming titles releasing January 2017 for readers age 6 and older, including Boo the World's Cutest Dog Volume 1 from Dynamite Entertainment.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing January 2017 for readers age 16 and older, including Eden's Fall from Image Comics.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing January 2017 for readers age 13 and older, including Horizon Volume 1 from Image Comics.
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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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