Don’t be afraid to let children read graphic novels. They’re real books.

A librarian makes the case: Kids’ connection to comics helps create lifelong readers. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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A Time-Traveling Graphic Novel and More Great Books We’re Reading This Month

It's like the phrase "curl up with a good book" was invented for the month of December. Here's what we're reading by the fire. The post A Time-Traveling Graphic Novel and More Great Books We’re Reading This Month appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

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Children's Books in China 2017: Juvenile & Children Reading Experience Wonderland: A New Business Model

Located in Beijing’s central business district, the two-story Juvenile & Children Reading Experience Wonderland is a full-fledged subsidiary of China Children’s Press & Publication Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-books vs. print: Most parents prefer reading paper books to their children

A new survey found that more than 70 percent of parents still prefer print books to the iPad when it comes to reading to children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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U.S. Book Show: PW Editors' Picks, Comics & Graphic Novels

The first Editors' Picks panel at the U.S. Book Show was held the afternoon of May 25, with 'PW' comics reviews editor Meg Lemke hosting eight book editors to discuss upcoming titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Buzz: Graphic Novels (Adult)

In this panel—scheduled for May 25 from 3:45-4:30 p.m. ET and moderated by Calvin Reid, senior news editor at 'Publishers Weekly'—Andrew Aydin, Ed Brubaker, Roye Okupe, and Brandon Sanderson discuss their latest books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Browse excerpts from The Book of Homelessness, a new graphic novel by unhoused creatives.

The Accumulate Art School for the Homeless, a London-based charity that provides creative education and workshops for young homeless people, has partnered with unhoused artists to create a new graphic novel called The Book of Homelessness. The project began with a series of writing and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Panel Mania: Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune by Frank Herbert

'Dune', Frank Herbert’s 1965 global bestseller and landmark epic science-fiction novel, has been adapted into a graphic novel. In this nine-page excerpt, the novel’s key character Paul Atreides and his family members prepare to travel to, and take control of, the planet Arrakis, the only source... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christian Cooper wrote a graphic novel about birding, and you can read it online for free.

We’ve all seen the video by now: Amy Cooper, a white woman, lying to police about Christian Cooper, a writer and longtime birder who politely asked her to move her dog out of a part of Central Park designated for birdwatching. Now, he’s written a graphic novel about birdwatching for DC Comics,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hachette Children's to publish graphic novel about mental health

Hachette Children's Group will publish The Sad Ghost Club, a graphic novel tackling mental health by author and illustrator Lize Meddings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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An Anti-Racist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, we present this list—compiled by the comics editors at Publishers Weekly —of graphic titles about African American life and history. The titles here... Continue reading at The Millions

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Antiracist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, PW’s comics editors have compiled a list of graphic titles about African American life and history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Michelle Obama is now officially the best celebrity reading children’s books to us over the internet.

On “Mondays With Michelle Obama,” which begins today at 12pm EST, and will run from through May 11, the former first lady will livestream a reading of a classic children’s book as part of the PBS Kids Read-Along series. She joins an ever-expanding pool of celebrities reading books for kids... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Six graphic novels to read while you self-quarantine

The graphic novels include tales of isolation, a CDC kids’ comic and a book to fill the void of March Madness. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hachette Children's Group to publish graphic novel tackling climate crisis

Hodder Children’s Books will publish second graphic novel by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano following the success of Illegal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Someone wrote a children’s book based on The Office and I will never let my child read it.

I do not understand why you would turn to The Office for anything other than its grimly comic tableaux of late-capitalist malaise and self-deluded mediocrity. Apparently I have missed its potential to teach 4- to 8-year-olds the “importance of teamwork” and “that it’s always OK to ask for help.”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Reading will supposedly make you a better person. That’s not the real reason to pick up a book.

Sure, novels can encourage empathy and other virtues, but what they offer is more subtle, more complicated, more important. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Some graphic novels to read in 2020

Gene Luen Yang and Noelle Stevenson are just a couple of the creators with highly anticipated books this year. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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