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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.

Rep. John Lewis continues to make history, as CBS This Morning featured the Civil Rights leader's march on the floor of Comic Con in support of his graphic memoir March. See the video here!
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Librarian David Serchay examines the ins and outs of effectively determining age ratings for graphic novels aimed at younger readers.
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Greg Smith and Michael Tanner sit down with Diamond BookShelf at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference to discuss their new graphic novel Junior Braves of the Apocalypse from Oni Press. Listen to the interview and see a preview of the graphic novel here.
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By Mark Banaszak
Justin Switzer, Young Adult Librarian at Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library, shows how libraries can bring together maker and comics communities with cosplay-inspired programming.
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By Justin Switzer
Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Action Lab's Nutmeg Vol. 1 and Zest Books's Little Fish, 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' Wytches Vol. 1 is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for June.
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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 June, led by Viz Media's Naruto Vol. 70.
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