The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List
The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List offers graphic novels from DBD publishers that will fit into a Common Core curriculum, along with resources to help educators and librarians best utilize these materials. The list has been updated for 2015, with new titles and more features to make it easier to use. >>
Graphic Novels And The Common Core Graphic Novels And The Common Core
Ellen Myrick - President of Myrick Marketing & Media and creator of the Diamond Book Distributors Graphic Novel Common Core List - offers instructional examples of how four titles from the Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List can be used to fit into the new standards. >>
ALA Presents 'How to Host Your Own Comic-Con' WorkShop ALA Presents 'How to Host Your Own Comic-Con' WorkShop
March 23rd at 2:30pm EST
The American Library Association presents an online workshop detailing "How to Host Your Own Comic-Con" by Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci. The workshop will take place on Thursday, March 23rd at 2:30pm EST. >>
Gene Yang's Reading Without Walls Event Set for April Gene Yang's Reading Without Walls Event Set for April
Gene Luen Yang's, the current National Ambassador of Young People's Literature, program Reading Without Walls will launch and become an annual event beginning in April. >>
Image Comics Launches New Library Resources Newsletter Image Comics Launches New Library Resources Newsletter
Image Comics launches new bi-monthly newsletter catered towards librarians with a mission to support libraries by offering new and exciting ways to utilize Image graphic novels in their institutes. >>
Diamond Reflects on ALA Mid-Winter Diamond Reflects on ALA Mid-Winter
This year, Diamond Book Distributors and BookShelf enjoyed meeting hundreds of dedicated librarians and educators at ALA Mid-Winter. Words cannot describe the deep appreciation we have for those of you promoting graphic novels as a literary tool in your classrooms and community. But alas, all good things seem to have an end, and although the end of ALA Mid-Winter has come, we are excited to see you all again at ALA's Annual Conference in June. Check out our highlights from ALA-Midwinter here! >>
Texas Library Association Announces Mavericks Graphic Novels List for 2017 Texas Library Association Announces Mavericks Graphic Novels List for 2017
The Mavericks Graphic Novels list presented by the Texas Library Association is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians with the purpose of encouraging students in grades 6-12 to explore a variety of current books. The current 2017 list is officially live, naming several titles including Faith and Lucky Penny>>
YALSA Announces the 2017 Great Graphic Novels List YALSA Announces the 2017 Great Graphic Novels List
Since 2007, YALSA has listed the Top Ten titles, as well as a comprehensive long list of titles recommended for readers ages 12-18. The list serves as an excellent tool to help librarians, educators, and parents find great titles which appeal to children and teens.  >>
Comics in Education: Jean Braithewaite Comics in Education: Jean Braithewaite
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this edition, BookShelf interviews Jean Braithwaite, a professor at the University of Texas Rio-Grande Valley. >>
Comics in Education: Jordan Kerkhoff Comics in Education: Jordan Kerkhoff
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this series, BookShelf interviews Jordan Kerkhoff, an elementary teacher at Yorktown Elementary in Yorktown, Indiana. >>
Comics in Education: Richard McNeil Comics in Education: Richard McNeil
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this series, BookShelf interviews English professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Rich McNeil, high school social studies teacher in the Special Education department at Massapequa High School. >>
Comics in Education: Tim Smyth Comics in Education: Tim Smyth
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this edition, BookShelf interviews Tim Smyth, a high school social studies teacher and former Social Studies Department Chair. >>
Graphically Engaging: An Interview With Jesse Karp Graphically Engaging: An Interview With Jesse Karp
In his new book Graphic Novels in Your School Library, out this month from ALA Editions, school librarian Jesse Karp shows how comics can be a great aid for teachers. We spoke with Karp about his book and experiences using graphic novels. >>
Illustrating The Journey: An Interview With William Ayers Illustrating The Journey: An Interview With William Ayers
Teacher, author, and activist William Ayers' discusses To Teach: The Journey in Comics, a graphic novel adaptation of his book on the experiences and philosophies behind teaching.  >>
Reading with Pictures Illustrates Why Comics Belong in the Classroom Reading with Pictures Illustrates Why Comics Belong in the Classroom
The Reading With Pictures Anthology demonstrates the power comics have in bridging the gap between entertainment and education. >>
Graphic Classics Brings African-American Classics to Comics Graphic Classics Brings African-American Classics to Comics
The latest volume of the Graphic Classics series, African American Classics, features the works of authors such as Zora Neale Hurston and Charles W. Chestnett, adapted by comics creators including Kyle Baker and Alex Simmons. BookShelf spoke with editors Lance Tooks and Tom Pomplun about the graphic novel, and feature preview pages. >>
Graphic Novels to Read on Multicultural Children's Book Day Graphic Novels to Read on Multicultural Children's Book Day
In celebration of the 4th Annual Multicultural Children's Book Day, BookShelf presents a list of appropriate graphic novels to share with your readers this year! >>
Heroes by Day: Librarians and Teachers in the Comics Heroes by Day: Librarians and Teachers in the Comics
In honor of the men and women who work to bring information and education to the masses, BookShelf presents a list of our favorite comic book librarians and teachers! >>
Librarians Love Graphic Novels at the 2017 Youth Media Awards Librarians Love Graphic Novels at the 2017 Youth Media Awards
The Youth Media Awards have announced their winners. Among the winners are several graphic novels, including March, Book Three which took home four awards! >>
Comics as Literature Comics as Literature
In 1992, the comic book world found itself in unprecedented territory when Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize for his stunning Holocaust survival story, Maus. Since that watershed event, the mainstream acceptance of comics and graphic novels has only grown. >>
DBD Titles for Museums DBD Titles for Museums
Graphic novels offer museum stores a highly recognizable and popular product to add to their line of offerings. Here is Diamond Book Distributors' suggestions on books that would appeal to the museums' patrons, arranged by category. >>

March Trilogy Slipcase Set March Trilogy Slipcase Set
Top Shelf Productions Celebrate with this commemorative set containing all three volumes of March in a stunning new slipcase. >>
The Walking Dead Volume 26: Call to Arms The Walking Dead Volume 26: Call to Arms
Image Comics
After being betrayed by members of his own community, Rick Grimes charts a new course and marshals his forces against the Whisperers.  >>
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening Monstress Volume 1: Awakening
Image Comics
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power. >>
DreamWorks Trolls Cinestory Comic DreamWorks Trolls Cinestory Comic
Joe Books
DreamWorks Trolls is a fresh comedy filled with heart and hair-raising adventures. Fans of DreamWorks Animation will love this graphic novel-style re-telling of this all-new film, featuring over 1000 stills from the movie in vibrant, full-color. >>
Love is Love Love is Love
IDW Publishing
The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in Orlando this year. From IDW Publishing, with assistance from DC Entertainment, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talents in comics. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 1 HC Rick and Morty Volume 1 HC
Oni Press Special hardcover edition of the popular Adult Swim show includes first ten issues of comic series with cover art along with an exclusive sound clip of Rick and Morty. >>
Sunstone Volume 5 Sunstone Volume 5
Image Comics
This is how we fix what is broken, this is how we overwrite the bad memories. One honest smile at a time.  >>
Voltron: Legendary Defender Volume 1 Voltron: Legendary Defender Volume 1
Lion Forge
On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own. >>
Grimm Fairy Tales Adult Coloring Book Grimm Fairy Tales Adult Coloring Book
Zenescope
Join in the adventure and escape by coloring the lines of the world's most recognizable characters from Red Riding Hood to Cinderella, Little Mermaid to Robyn Hood, and OZ to Wonderland. >>
Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 1 Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Volume 1
Dynamite Entertainment
On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own. >>