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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.

A young girl finds a wish-granting box - and trouble soon follows in Penny Dora and the Wishing Box Vol. 1, the new all ages series from Image Comics. We talk with writer Michael Stock about this series, which he created with his daughter, and offer a preview of the book.
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Writer Eric Shanower (Adventures in Oz) and artist Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key) revive Windsor McCay's classic children's fantasy strip in Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland from IDW Publishing. Here, Shanower discusses updating the comic while keeping the spirit of the original.
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Mercy Thompson may have dug herself into a hole that she can't get out of - alive or dead. See preview pages and more for Mercy Thompson: Hopcross Jilly, an all-new graphic novel from Patricia Briggs, published by Dynamite Entertainment.
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Head of VIZ Media's Perfect Square imprint and the editor for recently re-released The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past comic, Beth Kawasaki, talks about her experiences working on video game comics and more!
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Kill Shakespeare creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery discuss the new Backstage Edition of their series, featuring annotations from noted Shakespearian scholars from North America.
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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 2015.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Papercutz's The Lunch Witch and Oni Press's Bad Machinery Vol. 3, 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, DC Comics' Batman: Earth One Vol. 2 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 The Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past.
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