Getting Graphic!: Comics for Kids
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Getting Graphic!: Comics for Kids

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Finally--a resource for selecting graphic novels at the elementary level! "Getting Graphic! Comics for Kids" is the first comprehensive listing of graphic novels specifically targeted for the elementary reader. This handy resource includes annotated bibliographies of graphic novels for kids 6-12, all carefully reviewed by Michele Gorman, one of today's leading authorities...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Linworth Publishing (first published November 19th 2007)
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Jun 22, 2012 Nina added it
Name: Kristina Jewell

Title: Gownley, J., & Gorman, M. (2007). Getting graphic!: comics for kids. Linworth Books.

Call Number:741.5

Reference Type: Bibliography

Description: This book provides a detailed bibliography of comic books and graphic novels for students grade 2-6. The author provides annotations for both fiction and nonfiction works and suggests age ranges for each book.

Price: $24.95

Relevance and Relationship: Graphic novels and comics can be a wonderful way to entice students to beg...more
This is a clearly written and highly useful tool for teachers, librarians, and school media specialists, a welcome and much needed annotated bibliography of 111 titles for children between the ages of four and twelve (grades K-6). Among the titles given a full review are a dozen representatives of publishers’ series accompanied by a full list of the series. It includes plenty of sample illustrations, a glossary, an internet directory, and an index. It’s organized into three main lists for younge...more
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for ages 4-12, k-6 grade.
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It is not bad, I get some quite books to borrow from this book.
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A book like this is out of date as soon as it is published, BUT I found some series for my younger son that he deemed at least minimally cool. Good library resource, too.
Great suggestions on what graphic novels to add to an elementary library
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