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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.

DBD now offers its publishers' bestselling and award-winning graphic novels, prose books, and games through the online catalog platform Edelweiss.
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The Atlantic City Free Public Library in Atlantic City, NJ and Birchwood School Library in Columbia, SC were named the winners of the 2016 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries, which will be presented at this year's ALA Annual Conference.
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Graphic novel publisher First Second debuts their new Science Comics series with two volumes: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean and Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers. Here, editor Dave Roman discusses the new series.
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By Mark Banaszak
Hosting a conference, workshop, or lecture on graphic novels in schools and/or libraries? Featuring a look at kid-friendly graphic novels, Issue #21 of the BookShelf Magazine is a handy resource for librarians, educators, and more!
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To help get younger readers (and their parents) excited about kid-friendly comics, Diamond presents the Kids Comics 2016 Summer Fun Guide. This full color comic-sized issue that features activity pages, preview pages of upcoming kid-friendly comics, a Reading Guide to the best kids comics for this summer and much more!
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For educators or librarians interested to know which graphic novels are bestsellers at your local comic shop, DC Comics's Wonder Woman: Earth One Vol. 1 is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for April.
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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 April, led by Viz Media's One-Punch Man Vol. 6.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews TOON Books's A Goofy Guide to Penguins and DC Comics's The Joker: Endgame with suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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