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The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels

Author: Francisca Goldsmith
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017.
Series: ALA readers' advisory series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The first edition of this readers' advisory represented a pioneering effort to provide help and encouragement to librarians diving into this exciting format, and since then the popularity of graphic novels has continued apace. Goldsmith has updated her guide to encompass a bounty of new titles, authors, and styles, ensuring its continued usefulness as a tool for both RA and collection development. Suitable for
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisca Goldsmith
ISBN: 9780838915097 0838915094
OCLC Number: 958371535
Description: xvi, 215 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: What's special about graphic novels : a background for readers' advisors --
Pushing graphic novel advice to readers --
Advising experienced graphic novel readers : adults and older teens --
Advising teens : developing readers who are becoming self-aware --
Moving traditional adult readers toward graphic novel reading options --
Growing a new teen readership --
Graphic novels and emerging readers through the tween years : advising children as sequential art consumers --
Graphic novels to know for kids' advisory work --
Graphic novels for adults and older teens-genres and topics --
Guiding media consumers to graphic novels, and guiding graphic novel readers to other media --
Professional tools for the graphic novel readers' advisor.
Series Title: ALA readers' advisory series.
Responsibility: Francisca Goldsmith.

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