Getting Graphic!: Comics for Kids

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Linworth Pub., 2008 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 84 pages
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Finally--a resource for selecting graphic novels at the elementary level "Getting Graphic Comics for Kids" is the first comprehensive listing of graphic novels specifically targeted for the elementary reader. This handy resource includes annotated bibliographies of graphic novels for kids 6-12, all carefully reviewed by Michele Gorman, one of today's leading authorities on graphic novels in the library world. No more worrying whether the graphic novel content is appropriate for young readers. Now, there is a book you can trust to help you develop a quality, age-appropriate graphic novel collection for young readers, including fiction, nonfiction, and manga. It also contains more than 15 pages from some of the most popular comics for kids today, helping librarians and teachers understand the appeal of this popular format.You'll alsofind a foreword by Jeff Smith, renowned creator of the "Bone" graphic novel series, as well as original cover art featuring cartoonist Jimmy Gownley's adorable cast of characters from his outstanding "Amelia Rules " series. This is a must have for elementary school librarians, public librarians, elementary teachers, and administrators."

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741.509 GOR for ages 4-12, k-6 grade. author website: http://comixlibrarian.com/ It is not bad, I get some quite books to borrow from this book. other interesting books: Getting Graphic!: Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens Read full review

Review: Getting Graphic!: Comics for Kids

User Review  - Goodreads

741.509 GOR for ages 4-12, k-6 grade. author website: http://comixlibrarian.com/ It is not bad, I get some quite books to borrow from this book. other interesting books: Getting Graphic!: Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens Read full review

Contents

Superheroes
4
The Courageous Princess
11
Lions Tigers and Bears Volume
18
Copyright

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Michele Gorman is the author of several best-selling romantic comedies including The Curvy Girls Club, Single in the City and Bella Summer Takes a Chance. Born and raised in the US, Michele now lives in London and is overly fond of most baked goods, long naps, and a cold glass of rose. Join her on Twitter @MicheleGormanUK and Facebook: https: //www.facebook.com/MicheleGormanBooks

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