Reading Graphic Novels

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Author: Achim Hescher
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110445395
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Reading Graphic Novels by Achim Hescher


Original Title: Reading Graphic Novels

This monograph presents a prototype theory-based approach to the graphic novel as a narrating genre. After a historical contextualization, the graphic novel is defined through the core feature of complexity and seven gradable subcategories. With regard to narration, the author challenges concepts from classical narratology like the ‘narrator’ and ‘focalization’ to finally discuss aspects of subjectivity, a focal paradigm in the latest research.

Teaching Graphic Novels

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Author: Katie Monnin
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1934338400
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Teaching Graphic Novels by Katie Monnin


Original Title: Teaching Graphic Novels

"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!"

Teaching Early Reader Comics And Graphic Novels

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Author: Katie Monnin
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1936700239
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Teaching Early Reader Comics And Graphic Novels by Katie Monnin


Original Title: Teaching Early Reader Comics And Graphic Novels

"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!"

Troublemaker A Barnaby And Hooker Graphic Novel

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Author: Alex Evanovich
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621153223
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Troublemaker A Barnaby And Hooker Graphic Novel by Alex Evanovich


Original Title: Troublemaker A Barnaby And Hooker Graphic Novel

Barney and Hooker are together again and fighting crime, leaving a trail of chaos, panic, and disorder in their wake. Some would say they're drawn toward trouble like a moth to a flame. Others would claim their friends, Rosa and Felicia, dump trouble in Barney's and Hooker's laps. Either way, they are in over their heads when Rosa is kidnapped, and her disappearance is linked to a dangerous voodoo priest and his search for a mystery-drenched stolen statue. Written by Janet and Alex Evanovich, and illustrated by Joëlle Jones (Dr. Horrible, Token), Troublemaker brings ultimate adventure set in sun-filled Miami! • Janet Evanovich, the New York Times number-one best-selling author, brings her hit Barnaby series to Dark Horse Comics! • The entire Troublemaker story collected into one affordable volume! • "With art reminiscent of the Florida sun and writing supercharged with action, the Troublemaker graphic novel from best-selling author Evanovich and her daughter is a winner!"—RT Book Reviews

Graphic Novels Now

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Author: Francisca Goldsmith
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838909041
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Graphic Novels Now by Francisca Goldsmith


Original Title: Graphic Novels Now

By focusing on monographic works in a practical, in-depth professional discussion, this guide helps librarians grapple with the details of a growing genre and customer base that rarely fits into an easy model. With advocacy, the author identifies best practices to incorporate graphic novels into library collections from start to finish.

Graphic Novels And Comics In Libraries And Archives

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Author: Robert G. Weiner
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786456930
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Graphic Novels And Comics In Libraries And Archives by Robert G. Weiner


Original Title: Graphic Novels And Comics In Libraries And Archives

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.

The Readers Advisory Guide To Graphic Novels

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Author: Francisca Goldsmith
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910084
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The Readers Advisory Guide To Graphic Novels by Francisca Goldsmith


Original Title: The Readers Advisory Guide To Graphic Novels

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.

Dotter Of Her Father S Eyes

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Author: Mary M. Talbot
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621152014
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Dotter Of Her Father S Eyes by Mary M. Talbot


Original Title: Dotter Of Her Father S Eyes

Part personal history, part biography, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes contrasts two comingofage narratives: that of Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce, and that of author Mary Talbot, daughter of the eminent Joycean scholar James S. Atherton. Social expectations and gender politics, thwarted ambitions and personal tragedy are played out against two contrasting historical backgrounds, poignantly evoked by the atmospheric visual storytelling of awardwinning graphicnovel pioneer Bryan Talbot. Produced through an intense collaboration seldom seen between writers and artists, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes is smart, funny, and sadan essential addition to the evolving genre of graphic memoir. * Bryan Talbot is recognized worldwide as one of the true original voices in graphic fiction. * Bryan Talbot's Grandville Mon Amour was nominated for a 2011 Hugo Award.

The Art Of Comics

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Author: Aaron Meskin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444354825
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The Art Of Comics by Aaron Meskin


Original Title: The Art Of Comics

The Art of Comics is the first-ever collection of essays published in English devoted to the philosophical topics raised by comics and graphic novels. In an area of growing philosophical interest, this volume constitutes a great leap forward in the development of this fast expanding field, and makes a powerful contribution to the philosophy of art. The first-ever anthology to address the philosophical issues raised by the art of comics Provides an extensive and thorough introduction to the field, and to comics more generally Responds to the increasing philosophical interest in comic art Includes a preface by the renowned comics author Warren Ellis Many of the chapters are illustrated, and the book carries a stunning cover by the rising young comics star David Heatley

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