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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US REFER LYG2004
Title: Graphic Novels in Your Media Center
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Personal name: Lyga, Allyson (writer) and Lyga, Barry (writer)
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015493 checked in 2022-08-09 18:53:43

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Reference
International Standard Book Number: 1591581427
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Libraries Unlimited
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2004
Other physical details: Hardcover
Summary, etc. note: This ultimate guide to collecting and using graphic novels in a school library is written by an elementary librarian out of her experience as a teacher librarian who uses graphic novels in her library media center for instruction and to advance pleasure reading. Her husband and co-author is employed by the comic book industry and is very knowledgeable about the history and development of this increasingly popular type of book. The book contains lesson plans linked to school curriculums for all ages plus a discussion of why graphic novels are useful with certain types of readers, particularly boys and reluctant readers. It feature helpful information and lists for collection development including reviews, reviewing sources, jobbers, Web sties and publisher contact information and posits reasons to help the librarian defend the use of graphic novels with students. Chapters about partnerships with local comic book stores and interviews with librarian users add to this title's usefulness. Illustrated with pages from popular graphic novels, this book will pique the interest of librarians and teachers who just love to read.
Expansion of summary note: library, education, classroom, curriculum, school, reference, USA, United States, American, collecting comics, collection development, instructional, comics in education, comics in libraries, guides
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: July, 2019
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