Notable Comics Links

WEBSITES:
__ The American Library Association has a section on its website about graphic novels, including a PDF of their guide to dealing with graphic novel challenges at: http://www.ala.org/ala/oif/ifissues/graphicnovels.cfm

__ Comic Books For Young Adults (http://library.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/graphicnovels/) Created by librarian Michael Lavin, this website provides lots of basic facts about graphic novels well as a list of recommended books.

__ Comics in the Classroom (www.comicsintheclassroom.net). Created by a teacher, this website offers lots of great ideas for using comics and graphic novels in the classroom.

__ Diamond Comics Bookshelf (http://bookshelf.diamondcomics.com) Diamond offers public and school librarians an annotated catalog of graphic novels, cataloging information and lesson plans.

__ Good Comics for Kids (http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/540000654.html). This School Library Journal blog is a great place for information and publishing news about graphic novels and comics for kids and teens.

__The Graphic Classroom (http://graphicclassroom.blogspot.com/) Created by Chris Wilson, a former journalist who now is a graduate student writing his thesis on comics in education, this website is full of great suggestions about the best comics for classroom use as well as tips for storing them.

__ Graphic Novels In Libraries (http://www.angelfire.com/comics/gnlib/) This website is chock-full of information about graphic novels, and also offers a list-serv where subscribers talk about graphic novels.

__ The Librarian’s Guide to Anime and Manga (http://www.koyagi.com/Libguide.html). This is a wonderful introduction to these genres.

__ No Flying, No Tights (http://www.noflyingnotights.com/). This website, created by library technician and graphic novel fan Robin Brenner, is a great place to read reviews of graphic novels for kids, teens and adults.

__ Sequential Tart (http://www.sequentialtart.com). This website offers lots of reviews.

 

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