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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.

Monthly comic books are collected in numerous editions, often packaging the same material in new volumes. Youth Services Librarian David Serchay examines the various options available to libraries, with an eye to what's best for them.
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By David Serchay
Reading comics is fun, but making comics can be even better - and comic-making programs can be a quality program for students or patrons. Here, BookShelf features a selection of "How-To" books for the aspiring comic creator.
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Eureka Productions presents tales of humankind's two closest companions in Graphic Classics Vol. 25: Canine/Feline Classics, adapting stories and poetry featuring these beloved animals from some of literature's greatest voices.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews TOON Books' Cast Away on the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure, and Archie Comics' Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty, 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, Marvel Comics' Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal 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 October, led by Viz Media's Naruto Vol. 67.
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