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. >>
An Exploration into the Rise of Young Adult Graphic Novels An Exploration into the Rise of Young Adult Graphic Novels
Explore the history of the young adult genre in graphic novels and how it has pioneered the format into literary and academic acclaim.  >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. Check out our comprehensive list of award-winning graphic novels here! (Updated regularly) >>

Monstress Volume 2: The Blood Monstress Volume 2: The Blood
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. >>