Getting Graphic: Comics for Kids, 1st Edition

  • Jimmy Gownley
  • Michele Gorman
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  • ISBN-10: 1586833693
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833695
  • DDC: 741.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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About

Overview

At last! A comprehensive resource for selecting comic books and graphic novels for kids at the elementary level! Every public and elementary school library needs a copy of this easy-to-use book. The first comprehensive listing of comic strip collections and graphics novels specifically targeted for the elementary reader. Includes popular titles from Marvel Comics and DC Comics like every kid’s favorite superheroes, Spiderman, Batman, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, and more – but recommends only those titles appropriate for young children! Recommends Japanese Manga and Anime titles kids will love, like fun adventures from Pokemon and the Japanese hit comic characters, Card Captor Sakura and Hikaru No Go. Includes lists of recommended comics and graphic novels for a core collection from Michele Gorman – aka the “Comix Librarian” -- a national authority on kids comics who speaks regularly at renowned conferences like Comic-Con. Foreword by Bone comic author Jeff Smith. Original art featuring cartoonist Jimmy Gownley’s adorable cast of characters from his outstanding Amelia Rules! Series.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Illustrations.
Dedication.
Acknowledgments.
Foreword.
"Amelia Rules! On the Bandwagon" by Jimmy Gownley.
About the Author.
Introduction.
1: Comic Fiction for Younger Readers.
2: Adventures in Oz (2006).
3: The Adventures of Polo (2006).
4: The Adventures of Tintin.
5: Akiko Pocket Size.
6: Alison Dare: Little Miss Adventures.
7: Amelia Rules!.
8: Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel (2007).
9: Avengers and Power Pack Digest Volume 1 (2006).
10: Babymouse.
11: The Baby-Sitter's Club.
12: The Batman Strikes!.
13: A Bit Haywire (2006).
14: Bone.
15: The Boy, The Bear, The Baron, The Bard (2007).
16: Buzzboy: Sidekicks Rule! (2007).
17: Captain Raptor and the Moon Mystery (2007).
18: Carl Barks' Greatest Ducktales Stories.
19: Comic Zone: Kid Gravity (2006).
20: The Courageous Princess (2007).
21: Fashion Kitty (2005).
22: Goosebumps Graphix.
23: Grampa & Julie: Shark Hunters (2004).
24: The Hardy Boys.
25: Harvey Comics Classics, Volume 1: Casper (2007).
26: Herobear and the Kid: The Inheritance (2003).
27: Hulk and Power Pack: Pack Smash (2007).
28: Jackie and the Shadow Snatcher (2006).
29: Jetcat Clubhouse (2002).
30: Justice League Unlimited.
31: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (2007).
32: Korgi, Volume 1: Sprouting Wings (2007).
33: Leave it to Chance.
34: The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea (2006).
35: The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck (2005).
36: Lions, Tigers and Bears Volume 1: Fear and Pride (2006).
37: Little Lit.
38: Little Lulu Color Special (2006).
39: Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four.
40: Marvel Adventures Spider-Man.
41: The Mighty Skullboy Army Volume 1 (2007).
42: Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 (2007).
43: Nancy Drew.
44: Oddly Normal.
45: Owly.
46: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
47: Polly and the Pirates (2006).
48: Power Pack: Pack Attack (2005).
49: Queen Bee (2005).
50: Redwall: The Graphic Novel (2007).
51: Robot Dreams (2007).
52: Sardine in Outer Space.
53: Scary Godmother (2005).
54: Shadow Rock (2006).
55: Shazam! The Monster Society of Evil (2007).
56: Spider-Man and Power Pack: Big City Superheroes (2007).
57: Spiral Bound (2007).
58: Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures.
59: Sticky Burr: Adventures in Burrwood Forest (2007).
60: Stormbreaker: The Graphic Novel (2006).
61: Teen Titans Go!.
62: Tellos: Gargantua (2007).
63: Tiger Moth.
64: Time Warp Trio.
65: Tiny Tyrant (2007).
66: Twisted Journeys.
67: W.I.T.C.H..
68: The World of Quest (2007).
69: X-Men and Power Pack, Volume 1: The Power of X Digest (2006).
70: Manga for Younger Readers.
71: What is Manga?.
72: Why is Manga So Popular?.
73: Why are these Books Backwards?.
74: How Do I Use the Manga Section of this Book?.
75: Original Japanese Manga.
76: B.B. Explosion.
77: Baron the Cat Returns (2005).
78: Beet the Vandel Buster.
79: The Best of Pokemon Adventures.
80: BeyBlade.
81: Cardcaptor Sakura.
82: Di Gi Charat.
83: Gon.
84: Hikaru No Go.
85: Medabots.
86: Megaman NT Warrior.
87: Tokyo Mew Mew.
88: Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode.
89: Yotsuba&!.
90: Original English Language Manga.
91: Avatar: The Last Airbender.
92: Biker Girl (2006).
93: Kat & Mouse.
94: Kingdom Hearts.
95: Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories.
96: Mail Order Ninja.
97: New Alice in Wonderland Color Manga (2006).
98: Neotopia Color Manga.
99: Oz: The Manga, Pocket Manga Volume 1 (2006).
100: Peach Fuzz.
101: Sonic the Hedgehog, Archives.
102: Warriors.
103: Zapt!.
104: Comic Nonfiction for Younger Readers.
105: Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq (2004).
106: Amaterasu: Return of the Sun (2007).
107: Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies (2003).
108: The Battle of Iwo Jima: Guerrilla Warfare in the Pacific (2007).
109: Clan Apis (2000).
110: Drawing Comics is Easy, Except When It's Hard (2006).
111: Into the Air: The Story of the Wright Brothers' First Flight (2002).
112: Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow (2007).
113: The Strongest Man in the World: Louis Cyr (2007).
114: To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel (2006).
115: UFOs: The Roswell Incident (2007).
116: Capstone Graphic Library.
117: Capstone Graphic Library: Graphic Biographies Series.
118: Capstone Graphic Library: Graphic History Series.
119: Capstone Graphic Library: Graphic Science Series.
120: Capstone Graphic Library: Disasters in History Series.
121: Capstone Graphic Library: Inventions and Discoveries Series.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Online Resource Guides.
Appendix C: Professional Books about Graphic Novels.
Combined Index.