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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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.