Getting Graphic For Students

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Avon, Indiana

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Getting Graphic For Students

  1. 1. Getting Graphic Robyn Young, MLS Media Specialist, Avon High School
  2. 2. What are graphic novels anyway?
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>Graphic novel – original book-length works told in comics format with pictures and words </li></ul><ul><li>Collected editions – compilations of work previously issued in serial format </li></ul><ul><li>Format – not a genre </li></ul>
  4. 4. Japanese terms <ul><li>Manga – Japanese word for comic </li></ul><ul><li>Anime – Japanese animation </li></ul><ul><li>Shojo (shoujo) – translated as girl </li></ul><ul><li>Shonen (shounen) – translated as boy </li></ul>
  5. 5. A Very Brief History… <ul><li>1938 – Superman first appeared </li></ul><ul><li>1951 – Japanese manga first appears </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Very Brief History… <ul><li>1978 – Will Eisner coined the term Graphic Novel </li></ul><ul><li>1992 – Maus by Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>What do you think now? </li></ul>

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