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: 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


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Michele Gorman is the teen services manager at ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center; The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County in Charlotte, NC.

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