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The Resource Graphic novels in your media center : a definitive guide, by Allyson A.W. Lyga with Barry Lyga

Graphic novels in your media center : a definitive guide, by Allyson A.W. Lyga with Barry Lyga

Label
Graphic novels in your media center : a definitive guide
Title
Graphic novels in your media center
Title remainder
a definitive guide
Statement of responsibility
by Allyson A.W. Lyga with Barry Lyga
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Graphic novels have recently exploded in popularity. Using them to encourage reading and support the curriculum, then, is a natural step for teachers and librarians. This useful guide to collecting and using graphic novels contains lesson plans linked to school curriculums for all ages, helping educators to harness the instructional potential of these books. The authors also discuss how graphic novels can be important learning tools, particularly for reluctant readers. The guide features lists for collection development and helpful information, including reviews, jobbers, Web sites, publisher information, tips for partnering with local comic book stores, and interviews with librarians who use graphic novels. Including illustrated pages from popular graphic novels, this is an invaluable resource to help you select quality graphic novels for students while providing helpful justification for the use of graphic novels in schools, both to advance students' pleasure reading and to support instruction. This ultimate guide to collecting and using graphic novels in a school library is written by an elementary librarian who uses graphic novels in her library media center for instruction and to advance pleasure reading. The book contains lesson plans linked to school curricula for all ages, plus a discussion of why graphic novels are useful with certain types of readers, particularly boys and reluctant readers. It features helpful information and lists for collection development-- including reviews, reviewing sources, jobbers, Web sites and publisher contact information--and posits reasons to help the librarian defend the use of graphic novels with students
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lyga, Allyson A. W
Dewey number
025.2/1878
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z692.G7
LC item number
L94 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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Lyga, Barry
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  • Libraries
  • School libraries
  • Graphic novels
  • Children
  • Teenagers
Label
Graphic novels in your media center : a definitive guide, by Allyson A.W. Lyga with Barry Lyga
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why graphic novels? -- Introduction to graphic novels and common terms -- Graphic novels for the school library media collection -- Testimonials -- Creating partnerships with comic book stores -- Resources and support -- Lesson plans
Control code
2525368
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xvi, 180 pages
Isbn
9781591581420
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004046517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781591581420
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54897232
Label
Graphic novels in your media center : a definitive guide, by Allyson A.W. Lyga with Barry Lyga
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why graphic novels? -- Introduction to graphic novels and common terms -- Graphic novels for the school library media collection -- Testimonials -- Creating partnerships with comic book stores -- Resources and support -- Lesson plans
Control code
2525368
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xvi, 180 pages
Isbn
9781591581420
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004046517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781591581420
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54897232

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