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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 or graphic novels into the classroom; or a librarian or media specialist looking for assistance with graphic novel collection development, our web site's mission is to provide you with comprehensive information on the latest graphic novel news, interviews with professionals, new release information, GN and manga bestsellers, and events along with useful tools such as reviews and lesson plans.

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the comics are ready for reading as BookShelf offers a list of graphic novel highlights released from March through May 2015.
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Nilah Magruder, creator of the web comic M.F.K, has been announced as the winner of the first Dwayne McDuffie Award at the Long Beach Comic Expo.
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We speak with IDW Publishing Managing Editor David Hedgecock, who oversees the kid-friendly titles Skylanders, Littlest Pet Shop, and Angry Birds, about the publisher's kids line, and good kids comics in general.
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A 10-year-old half-witch makes a birthday wish that leads her into a thrilling mystery in Otis Frampton's Oddly Normal Vol. 1 a new kid-friendly series from Image Comics. See a preview of the graphic novel here.
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Katie Cook's hit all-ages webcomic is brought to the page in the all-new collection Gronk: A Monster's Story from Action Lab Entertainment. See a preview and interview with Cook here.
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The offbeat undead detective series from DC Comics/Vertigo is revived for the small screen with iZombie on the CW Network. Here we highlight the graphic novel series from Chris Roberson and Mike Allred that inspired the new show.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews Top Shelf Productions' March Book 2, and Z2 Comics' Henni, 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, Marvel Comics' Death of Wolverine is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for January.
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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 January, led by Viz Media's One Piece Vol. 73.
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