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Great Graphic Novels for Tweens

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There is a lot of buzz around graphic novels and comics lately, especially with the rise in popularity of superhero movies. However, tons of creative graphic novels spanning multiple genres have come out in recent years for kids and tweens. Research shows that reading comics and graphic novels helps younger readers’ literacy skills, especially if they struggle with traditional… read more >>

Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, Anime – Oh My!

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Are you a nostalgic fan of the comic books of yesteryear?  Or maybe you’ve just discovered them today?  I’m sure many of you remember those fun magazines and paperback books where the story was told with pictures and word clouds. Sometimes the stories were about regular children and teens, while many others were about superheroes… read more >>

YA Graphic Novels

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When someone says “comics” or “graphic novels,” many people tend to think of superheroes.  But comics and graphic novels are so much more than that!  Just like traditional books, there are so many different genres of graphic novels—fantasy, realistic fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs are just a few.  So whether you’re new to graphic novels or have been… read more >>