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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.

August 2019 | Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Moth & Whisper from AfterShock and Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass from DC Comics, providing lesson plan suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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BookShelf Magazine is a handy resource for librarians, educators, and comic retailers who want to work with them!
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Once again, this year’s winners in 31 categories reflect the wide range of material being published in the U.S. today in comics and graphic novel form, representing over 170 print and online titles from more than 50 publishers and produced by creators from all over the world.
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Librarian Becky Green provides tips on inheirting a library comic-con event.
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Teen Librarian Shira Pilarski and Children's Librarian Madeline Lank discuss planning, promoting, and executing a library comic-con.
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In this all-new, ongoing genre-defying series by New York Times bestselling author Jeff Lemire (Gideon Falls, Ascender) and critically-acclaimed artist Phil Hester (Shipwreck, Green Arrow) a little girl begins to transform into a tree and it's up to her family to find a cure. Launching this November.
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Available November 2019. Kieron Gillen plays Peter Cannon like he's Sherlock Holmes with a splash of James Bond. In this interview, the writer says that Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt is the smartest man in the room. And he wants to leave.
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BOOM! Studios announces The Magicians, an all-new original five-issue series set in the world of The Magicians from series creator Lev Grossman, award-winning writer Lilah Sturges (The Magicians: Alice’s Story), and artist Pius Bak , available in November 2019.
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Public Services Librarian Jonathan Khan discusses the possible mishaps that can occur when planning and executing a pop-culture event, and how to overcome these obstacles.
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On August 18th, the Hugo Awards were presented at the annual ceremony at the 77th World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin, Ireland. Winners for the 13 categories were announced including Image Comics' Monstress for Best Graphic Story.
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Get a sneak peek of Harleen Quinzel and her family as they attempt to take down the Kane corporation in the newest young adult graphic novel from DC’s Books for Young Readers Collection.
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Celebrated creator Cynthia Von Buhler tells you all about her new graphic novel, The Illuminati Ball, from Titan Comics.
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Available August 2019. Spencer & Locke are back for volume 2 of their hard-hitting crime series for Action Lab. Writer David Pepose talks with us about what's next for the hard-nosed cop and his imaginary friend.
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Available September 2019. Betrayed by his people and exiled to Earth, Lord Oberon seeks out an innocent prophesied child in order to manipulate her into becoming his ultimate weapon so that he can reclaim his rightful throne in Oberon.
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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 50 Graphic Novels for July. Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo's The Joker from DC’s Black Label imprint was July'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 50 Manga for July. VIZ Media's Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Volume 5, based on the best-selling Nintendo video game, was July's best-selling manga.
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