Author Archives: Kyla Hunt

Psychology Today now has a comic strip!

Working in an art school library, the calmest part of my day comes in processing the new periodicals. Looking through the April 2015 issue of Psychology Today, I was extremely excited to see that they have unveiled a new comic strip, … Continue reading

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Webinar Archive- Graphic Novels: A Gateway for Reluctant Readers

Hey guys! The archive of my recent webinar done for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Graphic Novels: A Gateway for Reluctant Readers, is now online! You can access the recording on the TSLAC online training site. Enjoy!

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On being a slow-reader (and slow-drinker)

My husband jokes that I’m a slow-drinker, and that’s true. A coffee or a beer that takes others 20-30 minutes to drink can take me 2-3 hours. I love this about myself, as I can extend my enjoyment of something … Continue reading

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Hiding Away in the 741s

Something that I touched on briefly in my recent webinar, but didn’t dwell on, was the matter of where to display your graphic novels and comics in the library. In a public library that adheres strictly to Dewey, the graphic novels … Continue reading

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Reviews and Recommendations

As you may know, I conducted a webinar on Thursday for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on using comics, graphic novels and manga in libraries. If you attended – thank you! I had such a great time! And if … Continue reading

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A Librarian’s Quick Reference Graphic Novel/Manga List

As I’ve previously mentioned, I am conducting a webinar on Thursday, February 12 for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission titled Graphic Novels: A Gateway for Reluctant Readers. If you haven’t yet, you can register HERE. Part of the … Continue reading

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Webinar on Thursday, February 12 – Graphic Novels: A Gateway for Reluctant Readers

Hey! At 2pm Central this Thursday, February 12, I’m doing a webinar for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission titled Graphic Novels: A Gateway for Reluctant Readers. This webinar is specifically geared to librarians and K-12 teachers hoping to … Continue reading

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Binge-reading manga

For Christmas, I get a lot of Amazon gift cards. A LOT. So this year, as opposed to just buying a billion little things (ok, like 10 little things), I bought the box set of Ouran High School Host Club. To … Continue reading

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Comics for ESL Instruction

I was recently talking with my cousin (and fellow-librarian) Sarah O’Pella about using graphic novels and comics in the library, and she mentioned that her library (Frisco Public Library) was planning on incorporating comics into their ESL instruction. This was … Continue reading

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Favorite titles read in 2014

As a quick New Year’s post, here are some stream-of-consciousness type thoughts on my favorite comic/graphic novel/manga titles in 2014 (more accurately put, my favorite titles *read* in 2014. Most of these were published in previous years). Fun Home – … Continue reading

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