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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.

Neill Cameron launches his new Comics Club Blog with the mission to encourage more youth-created comics nationwide. The Comics Club is dedicated to providing ideas and resources to comic clubs nationwide as well as anyone interested in joining their ongoing project "Helping Awesome Kids Make Awesome Comics."
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February is Black History Month, and the world of graphic novels is filled with ways to celebrate and learn about the rich culture of Black History in America, including titles such as Black History in its Own Words, African American Classics, March and more!
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Diamond Book Distributors and Image Comics will be at the ALA Mid-Winter Conference for educators, librarians, publishers, writers and more! Check out the exclusive giveaways and activities Diamond will be hosting, including a book signing with Congress John Lewis, author of the 2016 National Book Award graphic novel, March:Book Three.
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BookShelf and Diamond Book Distributors are pleased to have Congressman John Lewis joining their booth during ALA Mid-Winter for a book signing on January 22, 2016.
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Check out Diamond's dedicated catalog for titles that are perfect for educators and librarians attending the ALA Mid-Winter Conference!
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Here are the hottest trade paperbacks and graphic novels that are available to purchase from your local comic shop this week. Titles include My Little Pony Princess TwilightSparkle, Persona 3 Volume 2, and more!
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Since its creation, Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead has become a household name nation-wide. Find out how to bring these zombie fans to your doorstep by hosting your own Walking Dead Viewing Party for the AMC mid-season premier on February 12, 2017.
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BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this edition, BookShelf interviews Tim Smyth, a high school social studies teacher and former Social Studies Department Chair.
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The Japan International MANGA Awards have been announced. This award is given annually by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Manga artists who have contributed to the promotion of the craft overseas. This year a total of 14 winners were announced, including one gold and three silver.
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The Will Eisner Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the comic industry. Today, judges have announced four inductees who will receive automatic entrance into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame 2017.
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Image Comics announces the release of Black History in its Own Words to hit shelves February 2017.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing January 2017 for readers age 6 and older, including Boo the World's Cutest Dog Volume 1 from Dynamite Entertainment.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing January 2017 for readers age 16 and older, including Eden's Fall from Image Comics.
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A list of upcoming titles releasing January 2017 for readers age 13 and older, including Horizon Volume 1 from Image Comics.
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Take a look at the Top 25 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for December. IDW Publishing's Love Is Love anthology was the month'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 25 Manga titles for December. VIZ Media's Tokyo Ghoul Volume 10 was the month's best-selling manga title.
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