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"Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications"

♥ Book Title : Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications
♣ Name Author : Robert G. Weiner
∞ Launching : 2008-09-18
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780786451159
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0786451157
⊕ Number Pages : Total 399 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of Marvel Comics. Focusing on Marvel’s mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication’s title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of Marvel and Marvel–related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of Marvel–related game books and unpublished Marvel titles."Article| Robert G. Weiner| Statement ..."

"The 101 Best Graphic Novels"

♥ Book Title : The 101 Best Graphic Novels
♣ Name Author : Stephen Weiner
∞ Launching : 2005
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1561634433
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781561634439
⊕ Number Pages : Total 60 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A listing of recommended graphic novels currently available in the United States includes a black-and-white illustration of the cover, a suggested age rating, and a brief review."Article| Stephen Weiner| Statement ..."

"Teaching Early Reader Comics and Graphic Novels"

♥ Book Title : Teaching Early Reader Comics and Graphic Novels
♣ Name Author : Katie Monnin
∞ Launching : 2013-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781936700233
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1936700239
⊕ Number Pages : Total 114 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""Engage even the youngest readers with Dr. Monnin's standards-based lessons and strategic approach to teaching comics and graphic novels to early readers! Examples from a wide variety of comics and graphic novels—including multicultural models—and recommended reading lists help teachers of grades K-6 seamlessly teach print-text and image literacies together. Teaching Early Reader Comics and Graphic Novels shows you how to address the unique needs of striving readers, connect reading and writing, teach the necessary terminology, and apply the standards to any graphic novel or comic for emerging through advanced readers. A companion blog, www.teachinggraphicnovels.blogspot.com, offers free downloads, teaching tips, and updates on new comics and graphic novels you can use in your classroom. Tap into the power of comics and graphic novels to engage all learners!""Article| Katie Monnin| Statement ..."

"Graphic Novels"

♥ Book Title : Graphic Novels
♣ Name Author : D. Aviva Rothschild
∞ Launching : 1995
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1563080869
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781563080869
⊕ Number Pages : Total 245 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The first of its kind, this annotated guide describes and evaluates more than 400 works in English. Rothschild's lively annotations discuss important features of each work-including the quality of the graphics, characterizations, dialogue, and the appropriate audience-and introduces mainstream readers to the variety and quality of graphic novels, helps them distinguish between classics and hackwork, and alerts experienced readers to material they may not have discovered. Designed for individuals who need information about graphic novels and for those interested in acquiring them, this book will especially appeal to librarians, booksellers, bookstore owners, educators working with teen and reluctant readers, as well as to readers interested in this genre."Article| D. Aviva Rothschild| Statement ..."

"Teaching Graphic Novels"

♥ Book Title : Teaching Graphic Novels
♣ Name Author : Katie Monnin
∞ Launching : 2010
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781934338407
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1934338400
⊕ Number Pages : Total 236 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""Harness the power of graphic novels to promote literacy and engage all secondary students with Teaching Graphic Novels by Katie Monnin! Address print-text and image literacies, from navigating text features to creating standards-based lessons on reading comprehension, fiction/nonfiction, written response, critical thinking, and media literacy. Complete with examples from graphic novels, professional resource suggestions, strategies that can be used with any graphic novel, cross-indexes of middle and high school graphic novels and themes, reproducibles, and extra support for English-language learners. Teaching Graphic Novels was a finalist for both the 2009 ForeWord Education Book of the Year and the 2010 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award in the 6-8 Curriculum and Instruction category!""Article| Katie Monnin| Statement ..."

"Graphic History"

♥ Book Title : Graphic History
♣ Name Author : Richard Iadonisi
∞ Launching : 2012-11-30
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781443843584
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 144384358X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 295 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "When it comes to recounting history, issues arise as to whose stories are told and how reliable is the telling. This collection of fourteen essays explores the unique ways in which graphic novels can aid us in addressing those issues while shedding new light on a variety of texts, including those by canonical North American and European writers Art Spiegelman (Maus, In the Shadow of No Towers), Alan Moore (From Hell, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns), Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan), Chester Brown (Louis Riel), and Harvey Pekar. Recognizing the global appeal of graphic novels, this collection also provides a fresh look at history seen through the eyes of canonical non-Western writers Marjane Starapi (Persepolis) and Yoshihiro Tatsumi (A Drifting Life) and the highly vexed relationship of the West and the Middle East. The array of contributors (from the fields of art, literature, history, and cultural studies) is matched by the array of theoretical perspectives and by the depth and breadth of subjects, ranging from the sixteenth century voyages of Sebastian Cabot to Jack the Ripper, from the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 to lynching in the early twentieth-century American South, and from post-war Japan to the fall of the Shah in Iran."Article| Richard Iadonisi| Statement ..."

"Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom, Grades 4-8"

♥ Book Title : Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom, Grades 4-8
♣ Name Author : Melissa Hart
∞ Launching : 2010-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781420623635
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 142062363X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 48 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Since todays young readers live in a highly visual world, its no surprise that graphic novels are growing in popularity. With this book, teachers can lead students in literary analysis of this unique genre, introduce them to good quality graphic novels, and encourage them to write and illustrate a graphic short story. Each lesson in the book is based on standards."Article| Melissa Hart| Statement ..."

"Graphic Novels and Comics in Libraries and Archives"

♥ Book Title : Graphic Novels and Comics in Libraries and Archives
♣ Name Author : Robert G. Weiner
∞ Launching : 2010-04-19
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780786456932
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0786456930
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "To say that graphic novels, comics, and other forms of sequential art have become a major part of popular culture and academia would be a vast understatement. Now an established component of library and archive collections across the globe, graphic novels are proving to be one of the last kinds of print publications actually gaining in popularity. Full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, this book provides a wide-reaching look at how graphic novels and comics can be used to their full advantage in educational settings. Topics include the historically tenuous relationship between comics and librarians; the aesthetic value of sequential art; the use of graphic novels in library outreach services; collection evaluations for both American and Canadian libraries; cataloging tips and tricks; and the swiftly growing realm of webcomics."Article| Robert G. Weiner| Statement ..."

"Documentary Graphic Novels and Social Realism"

♥ Book Title : Documentary Graphic Novels and Social Realism
♣ Name Author : Jeff Adams
∞ Launching : 2008
◊ Info ISBN Link : 3039113623
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9783039113620
⊕ Number Pages : Total 214 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book analyses graphic novels which document social crises. It demonstrates that artists' documentary use of this medium is a form of social realism, inextricably bound up with politics and ideology. Theoretical and visual approaches are employed throughout, introducing the principal themes of the graphic novels under scrutiny: political realism, visual documentary, traumatic childhood, ethnic discrimination, state oppression, and military occupation. The key works examined are Keiji Nakazawa's "Barefoot Gen," Joe Sacco's "Palestine," Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis," W.G. Sebald's "Emigrants "and Art Spiegelman's "Maus." Innovative techniques, radical methods of depiction, sequence and text organisation are analysed throughout to explain how the authors use visual realism to represent these social crises. The book is well illustrated as a visual support for its exploration of this emerging and vital documentary medium."Article| Jeff Adams| Statement ..."

"Wham! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum"

♥ Book Title : Wham! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum
♣ Name Author : William G. Brozo
∞ Launching : 2014
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780807772485
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0807772488
⊕ Number Pages : Total 158 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Graphic novels are an excellent medium to motivate today’s youth to become independent learners and thinkers. This practical guide shows secondary school teachers how to incorporate graphic novels into content area instruction as a tool for meeting the needs of diverse learners and achieving the goals of the Common Core State Standards. The authors provide instructional guidelines with classroom examples that demonstrate how graphic novels can be used to expand content knowledge and literacy in science, social studies, math, and English/language arts. Teachers will appreciate the book’s specific suggestions for selecting graphic novels and for employing responsive practices that will build students’ reading, writing, speaking, listening, and media competencies. “The range and complexity of graphic novels being published right now is simply amazing to me. . . . They are part of what should be a balanced array of texts that all can read, enjoy, and learn from. In this volume, the authors point to this proliferation, as well as the educative potential of graphic novels. After reading its pages, I feel others will agree with me that they have done an excellent job pointing out how graphic novel creators such as Jim Ottaviani and Larry Gonick communicate much about history, science, and mathematics while also making connections to comprehension and thinking skills that accompany both literacy and content-specific learning.” —From the Foreword by Stergios Botzakis, assistant professor of adolescent literacy in the Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville “The authors have set forth on a task I feel long is overdu—connecting the literacy potential of graphic novels to the content areas. This book is a wonderful contribution to the field of content area literacy studies.” —Michael D. Boatright, assistant professor, Department of English, Western Carolina University Book Features: Advice for selecting and evaluating graphic novels. Teaching strategies for each of the four major content domains. Guidance for aligning instruction with the Common Core State Standards. A list of educational graphic novels organized by content area. Study group questions.And more! William G. Brozo is a professor of literacy in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and author of RTI and the Adolescent Reader. Gary Moorman is professor emeritus at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Carla K. Meyer is an assistant professor in the Reading Education and Special Education Department at Appalachian State University."Article| William G. Brozo| Statement ..."

"The Readers' Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels"

♥ Book Title : The Readers' Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels
♣ Name Author : Francisca Goldsmith
∞ Launching : 2010-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780838910085
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0838910084
⊕ Number Pages : Total 124 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Provides a library reference guide to graphic novels, listing the different genres available and describing the relationship between graphic novels and films and video games, along with lists of recommended works for each category."Article| Francisca Goldsmith| Statement ..."

"Draw Comics and Graphic Novels"

♥ Book Title : Draw Comics and Graphic Novels
♣ Name Author : Steve Beaumont
∞ Launching : 2017-02
◊ Info ISBN Link : 178428307X
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781784283070
⊕ Number Pages : Total 256 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""Packed with tips, techniques and step-by-step guides, this fantastic book shows young artists how to create action-packed comics and exciting graphic novels. This is not just a guide to drawing characters, but to the whole process of comic book and graphic novel creation: planning a story, developing characters and plots, using dialogue and creating appealing covers. It's THE ultimate guide for budding graphic novelists and comic book artists aged 8 and up."--"Article| Steve Beaumont| Statement ..."