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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.

Udon Entertainment brings groundbreaking works of literature into a modern format with their new Manga Classics line of graphic novels, beginning with Pride and Prejudice and Les Miserables. Here, Udon Chief Erik Ko, Dir. of Marketing Chris Butcher, and Marketing Mgr./adapter Stacy King discuss the new graphic novel line.
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Bestselling author Joe Hill takes readers back to the world of his hit novel NOS4A2 in Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland from IDW Publishing. Read some notes from Hill on the origin of the graphic novel and see a preview here.
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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 Skylanders: The Kaos Trap, Image Comics' Lazarus Vol. 2, Top Shelf Productions' Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch, and Udon Entertainment's Les Miserables.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews TOON Books' Benny and Penny in Lost and Found!, and Random House's Comics Squad: Recess!, 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' Walking Dead Vol. 21: All Out War Part 2 is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for July.
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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 July, led by Viz Media's Naruto Vol. 66.
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English as a Second Language for all grade levels
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