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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.

Banned Books Week - which celebrates the freedom to read by highlighting challenges to it - takes place September 25 - October 1. This year's theme is Diversity, and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund offers libraries resources to help in their programming.
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Hosting a conference, workshop, or lecture on graphic novels in schools and/or libraries? Featuring a look at non-fiction graphic novels, Issue #22 of the BookShelf Magazine is a handy resource for librarians, educators, and more!
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The Atlantic City Free Public Library in Atlantic City, NJ, was recently announced as the winner of the 2016 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Growth Grant. Here, we speak with ACFPL Head of Youth Services Maureen Moffit about their grant-winning program.
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With a new collection of Bloom County strips coming from IDW this September, we caught up with creator Berkeley Breathed, who discusses his return to a (mostly) daily Bloom County!
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Image Comics's She Changed Comics profiles over 60 female comics creators who have moved the industry ahead, and who risked their jobs and more in the process. Here, editor Besty Gomez gives us insight into this new historical work.
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By Mark Banaszak
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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Harlem's Hero for Hire takes to the streets to fight crime in the new Netflix series debuting September 30, and we present a selection of graphic novels to introduce readers to the Marvel Comics superhero.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews First Second's Mighty Jack and Space Goat Production's MONSTER Elementary and provides lesson plan suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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