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This guide serves as a resource for educators who use graphic novels in their classrooms, include them in their lesson plans and assignments, or simply want to learn more about this format. The guide includes sources for graphic novel reviews, lists of award-winning graphic novels, and resources about using graphic novels in curriculum and instruction.

 

Featured Book - November

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Korgi - Christian Slade (Artist); Ann Slade (Created by)
Call Number: PN6727.S543 K67 BK.1-4 (MML Juvenile Collection)
ISBN: 9781891830907
Publication Date: 2007-05-15
Christian Slade, a former Disney animator and currently full-time freelance illustrator, has brought to Top Shelf a gorgeously illustrated woodland fantasy about a young girl named Ivy, her dog Sprout and their amazing adventures in Korgi Hollow. This amazing combination of adventure and fantasy will appeal to anyone who loves Andy Runton's Owly and Jeff Smith's Bone. Get ready for the launch of something very daring and very new!

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Graphic Novels Reading List - 2014 Update

In 2011, the Quicklists Consulting Committee created a list of core titles that can be used when starting or maintaining a children’s graphic novel collection. The intended audience is librarians selecting books for inclusion in public libraries serving elementary school-age children. Updated in November of 2014, these Graphic Novel Reading Lists are available for students Kindergarten to 2nd grade, 3rd to 5th grade and 6th to 8th grade. PDFs of the book lists are available online in full color and black and white and are free to download, copy and distribute.  .

Graphic novel here is defined as a full-length story told in paneled, sequential, graphic format. The list does not include book-length collections of comic strips, wordless picture books, or hybrid books that are a mixture of traditional text and comics/graphics. The list includes classics as well as new titles that have been widely recommended and well-reviewed, and books that have popular appeal as well as critical acclaim. The Quicklists Consulting Committee identified the best books currently available, and updates the list at least annually to add great new releases and remove titles that have gone out of print.

To keep the list manageable in size, only the first title in a series is included with a notation that there are others.

Links with updates are here.

      

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