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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.

School's out, the temperatures are high, and the lines to the beach are long - it's summer! To help you select some fine summer reading, BookShelf offers a list of graphic novel highlights released from June through August 2016.
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Librarian Caitlin Plovnick explores how comics and graphic novels can benefit research instruction.
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By Caitlin Plovnick
Robert Kirkman's graphic novel horror series about a man fighting demonic possessions becomes the latest comic to make the leap to television with the Cinemax debut of Outcast. See the graphic novels where the story began here.
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Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael are at it again as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows comes crashing into theaters! Learn more about all the crazy characters hitting the screen with these four graphic novels.
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Oni Press re-introduces readers to Sophie Campbell's supernatural-tinged saga of identity-seeking and drama in the new edition of Wet Moon Vol. 1: Feeble Wanderings. Here, Campbell gives us insight on the series.
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For educators or librarians interested to know which graphic novels are bestsellers at your local comic shop, DC Comics's Batman: The Killing Joke Special Edition is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for May.
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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 May, led by Viz Media's One-Punch Man Vol. 1.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews DC Comics's Gotham Academy Vol. 1 and Comics Workshop's The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby with suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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