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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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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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Library Comic Cons

As a former youth librarian, and one who now works with students just out of high school, I love looking around at comics programming coming out of libraries. My favorite trend? The library comic con. These are sometimes huge, sometimes … Continue reading

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The Value of White Space

Have you read Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics? If not, and you are a librarian who believes comics, graphic novels, and manga are an inferior medium to, well, anything (and I’ve heard it all – that comics are inferior to literature, … Continue reading

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