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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 or graphic novels into the classroom; or a librarian or media specialist looking for assistance with graphic novel collection development, our web site's mission is to provide you with comprehensive information on the latest graphic novel news, interviews with professionals, new release information, GN and manga bestsellers, and events along with useful tools such as reviews and lesson plans.

To help make the chilly winter months more bearable, BookShelf offers a list of graphic novel highlights released from December through February.
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The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List offers graphic novels from DBD publishers that will fit into a Common Core curriculum, along with resources to help educators and librarians best utilize these materials. The list has been updated for 2015, with new titles and more features to make it easier to use.
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Youth Services Librarian David Serchay continues to weigh the issues involved in purchasing multiple collections containing overlapping material, with recent examples from Marvel and DC Comics.
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By David Serchay
Hosting a conference, workshop, or lecture on graphic novels in schools and/or libraries? Featuring a look at How-To books and graphic novels, Issue #18 of the BookShelf Magazine is a handy resource for librarians, educators, and more!
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For librarians and educators looking to sample some upcoming books before they hit the shelves, BookShelf offers a list of the newest titles now available for viewing on Net Galley, including IDW Publishing's Star Trek: City on the Edge of Forever, Image Comics' Wildfire Vol. 1, GEN Manga's Stones of Power, and Magnetic Press' Daomu.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Stone Arch Books' Shivers, Wishes, and Wolves, and Stanford University's A Place Among the Stars, 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, Image Comics' The Walking Dead Vol. 22: A New Beginning is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for October.
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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 November, led by Kodansha Comics' Attack on Titan Vol. 14.
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