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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.

Graphic novel publisher First Second debuts their new Science Comics series with two volumes: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean and Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers. Here, editor Dave Roman discusses the new series.
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By Mark Banaszak
The Smithsonian Institution unites with Stan Lee and Michael Uslan to present "The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact on Pop Culture," a free six-week online course that covers the history, evolution, societal acceptance, global impression and various creative/career applications of the world's best-loved comic book characters.
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Hosting a conference, workshop, or lecture on graphic novels in schools and/or libraries? Featuring a look at kid-friendly graphic novels, Issue #21 of the BookShelf Magazine is a handy resource for librarians, educators, and more!
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For educators or librarians interested to know which graphic novels are bestsellers at your local comic shop, Image Comics's The Walking Dead Vol. 25: No Turning Back is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for March.
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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 March, led by Viz Media's One-Punch Man Vol. 5.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Oni Press's Alabaster Shadows and First Second's Human Body Theater with suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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