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Graphic Novels for Parents and Kids to Read Together

It’s no secret that curating an exciting and engaging reading list for kids is a crucial step to fostering their love of books in their preteen years and beyond. But while you’re adding kid-lit classics and school-mandated reading to their bookshelves and e-readers, make sure to include a few of the biggest and best graphic [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Submit a question for COMICS RELIEF and enter for a chance to win a stack of books!

Have you always wondered how your favorite comics are made? Join us for COMICS RELIEF: A FIRST SECOND FESTIVAL on Saturday, April 18th from 11am-5pm ET (8am-2pm PT).  This free virtual festival will give comics fans an in-depth look at the key moments in comic creation, and you’ll hear from many beloved graphic novel creators [...]

By |April 10th, 2020|News|89 Comments

Behind The Panels: Lisa Brown

Meet Lisa Brown, author of The Phantom Twin! What initially drew you to comics? I have always been fascinated by the interplay between word and image, whether in picture books, graphic design, comics, or even fine art (the work of Jenny Holzer comes to mind). What was your inspiration behind The Phantom Twin? Ghosts (I’m [...]

By |March 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to our ALA Award winners and Honorees!

Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell  A sweet and spirited YA graphic novel on young love and what happens when we ditch the toxic relationships we crave to embrace the healthy ones we need. Perfect for fans of [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Start Reading InvestiGators by John Patrick Green

John Patrick Green's goofy graphic novel series follows the super spy alligator duo the InvestiGators as they travel through the sewers and fight the forces of evil. MANGO and BRASH are the INVESTIGATORS: sewer-loving agents of S.U.I.T.* and scourge of supervillains everywhere!   With their Very Exciting Spy Technology and their tried-and-true, toilet-based [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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