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Lisa Coxson is a ninth-grade English teacher at Bronx School of Law and Finance in Bronx, New York. We asked her to share her insights into teaching comics. Here’s what she had to say.
Voices from the Classroom features interviews with teachers across America about ways graphic novels are used to promote literacy and learning. Teacher insight and authentic classroom experience offered here provide rationales for integrating graphic novels into all grade levels and functions as an archive of lesson ideas for other educators.
I'm happy to announce that the following press release is going out today, announcing the reteaming of Brodart Company, Diamond Book Distributors, and GraphicNovelReporter on another milestone giveaway for libraries. The drawing will take place at the upcoming American Library Association annual meeting in New Orleans in June. See the press release below for full details. Good luck to all the libraries who enter!
Leigh Brodsky is a teacher at Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, New Jersey. We asked her to share her insights into teaching comics. Here’s what she had to say.
The end of this month will see the massive Book Expo America return to New York City, where the huge celebration of all things related to the publishing industry will also include some comics-related panels. I'll be moderating the panel Hot Fall Graphic Novels for Libraries, taking place on Wednesday, May 25, at 11:00 a.m., in room 1E16 of the Javits Center. If you're attending BEA, please make time to attend the panel.
Adam Hines won the award in the graphic novel category at this year's LA Times Book Festival. He won for his book Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One (AdHouse Books). He faced stiff competition in the category: Carol Tyler's Collateral Damage, Dash Shaw's Bodyworld, Karl Stevens' The Lodger, and Jim Woodring's Weathercraft. Congratulations to Adam for the win, and congratulations to all the nominees!