Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440851360
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

Graphic Novels

Author: Michael Pawuk
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 159158132X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

An annotated bibliographic guide to graphic novels contains approximately 2,400 titles listed by genre and sub-genre.

Teaching Harry Potter

Author: C. Belcher
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230119918
Release Date: 2011-08-29
Genre: Education

Given the current educational climate of high stakes testing, standardized curriculum, and 'approved' reading lists, incorporating unauthorized, popular literature into the classroom becomes a political choice. The authors examine why teachers choose to read Harry Potter , how they use the books, and the resulting teacher-student interactions.

Comic Book Collections for Libraries

Author: Bryan D. Fagan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598845129
Release Date: 2011-01-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This book will help librarians extend literary graphic novel collections to attract a large, untapped group of comic book readers with a sure-to-be-popular comic book collection. • 60 A–Z entries on the comic book industry, publishers, and creators • Helpful lists of recommended comic book titles, many of which are not usually found in libraries • Numerous tables, comic book images, and illustrations • A glossary of comic book-specific terms • A title list actually used to begin a comic book collection at James Madison University • Bibliographies for each chapter, plus a list of more than 50 web resources

Encountering Enchantment

Author: Susan Fichtelberg
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 1591583160
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

Provides citations and plot summaries for works of young adult fantasy, science fiction, and horror, and gives suggestions on how to use the fiction in different types of programs.

Genrefied Classics

Author: Tina Frolund
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 1591581729
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

Re-discover the classics--and use the genre approach to promote classic literature to readers.

Teen Chick Lit

Author: Christine Meloni
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 1591587565
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An annotated bibliographic guide to teen chick lit contains approximately five hundred titles listed by genre and sub-genre.

Library Journal

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ISBN: UOM:39015081489620
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Libraries

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.