Resonant and fiercely authentic. This timely, critically acclaimed and award-winning modern classic about a high school sexual assault is now a powerful graphic novel. Finding stock availability
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When it's tie-dye time at the library, everyone ends up with plenty of time to chatand then it's time to go to work dye-ing t-shirts! Take a look at the list here, or read more about the summer reads on the SHS website! Next time you're in the library, take a look at the art that is on display in the Young Adult areastudents from Souhegan High have created these amazing 3-D works as part of an assignment, and they are transforming the room with their exciting color and intriguing design!
Webcomics are one of the best although this may be controversial things to come out of the internet. Creators has a direct path to new and diverse audiences, without meddling from publishers and often a better understanding of the current social climate than more mainstream titles. And it was created in MS paint, which is quite something. Though it was thirteen years ago he was given life, it is only today he will be given a name!
The reader must use just as much imagination and critical thinking skills to interpret the pictures as well as the text after all, a picture is worth a thousand words. A Manga is a Japanese form of comic, often condensed in size, featuring a more exaggerated style of art and often read in the opposite direction of American books so from our perspective, back to front. Comics are the American style of Graphic Novel, often roughly the size of a magazine and featuring a more realistic style of art.
Graphic novels are one of the fastest growing genres in libraries and bookstores and have become especially popular among teenage readers. There was once a stigma against graphic novels, with critics dismissing them as little more than glorified comic books. But these works can cover serious, intelligent topics.
Sign up for our newsletters! Combining mythology, fate and and both world wars, Julie Berry spins a heartbreaking and formidable tale of love. Best friends Delia and Josie love hosting their campy creature feature show, but with the end of senior year, they have to face their futures. Instead of returning home, she headed to France.
This list is created annually by a mix of both school and public librarians who have backgrounds in graphic novel collection development. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers and the teens they serve. They use the list to help them choose new titles to include in their collections.
The world of graphic novels can seem like a minefield to navigate, especially if you are new to the genre. There are many fantastic YA graphic novels to discover that offer a breath of fresh air. It can be hard to know where to begin since there are so many beautiful works out there and not all of them are aimed at teen readers.