2016 may just be the year that the acceptance of graphic novels skyrocketed, with an explosion of new titles and new series installments. It’s official–graphic novels are fun to read, highly creative, and a great way to support literacy, foster a love of books, and expand your horizons! Read on for age-specific lists of 2016 graphic novels.
Continue reading Don’t-Miss List: Great Graphic Novels of 2016
This month our adult fiction display celebrates the adult graphic novel. While there is no shortage of action-packed titles with mature themes (like the Walking Dead and Game of Thrones in graphic novel form), the genre is surprisingly eclectic. If you haven’t picked up a “comic book” since you were a kid, the range of themes and diversity of visual styles may surprise you.
Continue reading Get Graphic: Adult Graphic Novels
Did you know that April 10-April 16, is National Library Week? The theme for 2016 National Library Week is “Libraries Transform”and Gene Luen Yang will serve as Honorary Chair.
Gene Luen Yang is an award-winning graphic novelist and the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. His 2006 book, American Born Chinese, was the first graphic novel to be a finalist for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association’s Printz Award.
It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album. Learn more about Gene Yang. Continue reading National Library Week April 10-16, 2016
Check out these 3-word reviews by teen librarian Kate and TAB member Evan!
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