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Graphic Novels (or comics, if you prefer) are great for teaching visual and verbal literacies, and are super-fun, to boot. A primer for school and public librarians on what the format has to offer, ...

Graphic Novels (or comics, if you prefer) are great for teaching visual and verbal literacies, and are super-fun, to boot. A primer for school and public librarians on what the format has to offer, and resources on how to use them and where to find them.

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    Graphic Novels for Children: What, Why, and How for Public & School Libraries Graphic Novels for Children: What, Why, and How for Public & School Libraries Presentation Transcript

    • Graphic Novels for Children: What, Why, and How for Public and School Libraries Sophie Brookover Pop Culture Maven & Graphic Novel Fan
    • Garfield , by Jim Davis
    • Peanuts , by Charles Shulz
    • Calvin and Hobbes , by Bill Watterson
    • Flotsam , by David Weisner
    • The Red Book , by Barbara Lehman
    • The Invention of Hugo Cabret , by Brian Selznick
    • Amelia Notebooks , by Marissa Moss
    • Captain Underpants , by Dav Pilkey
    • Diary of a Wimpy Kid , by Jeff Kinney
    • What is a Graphic Novel?
        Sequential art and (sometimes) words that tell a story
    • Why Do We Need Them? “ For a young child to read a graphic novel, much less a wordless one, many essential literacy skills are required, including...
    • From “Graphic Novels for (Really) Young Readers”, by Allyson A.W. Lyga ...the ability to understand a sequence of events, interpret characters’ nonverbal gestures, discern the story’s plot, and make inferences.”
    • Why do we need them?
      • Build multiple literacy skills
      • Provide reading transitions
      • Make curriculum connections
    • Why do we need them?
      • Offer a varied reading diet
      • Appeal to reluctant readers
      • Pop culture feedback loop
    • Aren't graphic novels....well, kinda graphic ?
    • Benny and Penny , by Geoffrey Hayes
    • Otto's Orange Day , by Frank Cammuso & Jay Lynch
    • Silly Lilly , by Agnes Rosenstiehl
    • Luke on the Loose , by Harry Bliss
    • Polo , by Regis Faller
    • Owly , by Andy Runton
    • Amelia Rules! , by Jimmy Gownley
    • Babymouse: Rock Star , by Jennifer Holm
    • Fashion Kitty , by Charise Mericle Harper
    • Akiko , by Mark Crilley
    • Disney's Vacation Parade
    • Jellaby , by Kean Soo
    • Bone: Rose , by Jeff Smith
    • Bone , by Jeff Smith
    • Johnny Boo , by James Kochalka
    • Star Wars Clone Wars Adventures
    • Kilala Princess , by Rika Tanaka
    • Transformers Animated
    • Little Vampire , by Joan Sfar
    • Pokemon , Adapted by Tracey West
    • Nancy Drew , Published by Papercutz
    • Hardy Boys , Published by Papercutz
    • Little Lit , Edited by Spiegelman & Mouly
    • Adventures of Tintin, by Herge
    • Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 , by David Petersen
    • The Arrival , by Shaun Tan
    • Tales from Outer Suburbia , by Shaun Tan
    • Dragon Drive , by Ken-ichi Sakura
    • Rapunzel's Revenge , by Shannon & Dean Hale
    • Twisted Journeys , by Paul D. Storbe
    • Beowulf , Adapted by Gareth Hinds
    • Essential Spider-man Reprints of Classic Comics
    • How Can We Meet the Standards?
    • Meeting Educational Standards Which Standards?
      • AASL Standards for 21 st Century Learners
      • IRA/NCTE Language Arts Standards
      • New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York State Curriculum Standards
    • Meeting Educational Standards National & State Standards Refer To:
      • Reading with fluency
      • Reading for critical analysis
      • Reading for pleasure
      • Reading for informational needs
      • Reading for personal growth
      • Reading for aesthetic development
    • Meeting Educational Standards Suggestions:
      • Start small
      • Go from strength to strength
      • Don't reinvent the wheel
      • Build on success
    • Classics Illustrated, published by Papercutz
    • Classics Illustrated, published by Papercutz
    • Don't Reinvent the Wheel
      • Lesson plans online:
        • http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons
        • http://www.teachingcomics.org
        • http://snipurl.com/bflbe (Diamond Bookshelf)
    • From Strength to Strength: Transformers
    • From Strength to Strength: Bionicle
    • From Strength to Strength: Kilala Princess
    • Supporting Community Needs Suggestions: (These will look familiar)
      • Start small
      • Go from strength to strength
      • Don't reinvent the wheel
      • Build on success
    • How Do We Choose Them?
      • Find & visit your local comics shop: http://www.comicshoplocator.com/
      • Know & Tell
      • Attend a ComicCon
      • Read reviews!
    • How Do We Choose Them? Review Sources:
      • School Library Journal
        • Print reviews
        • Good Comics For Kids Blog
      • Diamond Comic Distributors Bookmark
      • Comics Worth Reading: http://comicsworthreading.com
      • The Graphic Classroom: http://graphicclassroom.blogspot.com/
    • How Do We Choose Them? Review Sources:
      • Graphic Novel Reporter: http://graphicnovelreporter.com/reviews/kids
      • Comics in the Classroom: http://www.comicsintheclassroom.net/
      • Graphic Novels in Libraries listserv: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GNLIB-L/
    • How Do We Choose Them? Collection Guides
      • No Flying, No Tights Core List for kids: http://noflyingnotights.com/sidekicks/core.html
      • University of Buffalo Guide: http://library.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/graphicnovels/
      • H.W. Wilson Graphic Novels Core Collection: http://www.hwwilson.com/databases/graphicnovels_core.cfm
    • I'd love to hear (and attempt to answer) your questions!
    • Thank You! Keep in Touch: [email_address] www.popgoesthelibrary.com Twitter: sophiebiblio
    • Thank You! Find this talk online: www.slideshare.net/sophiebiblio