The ALA Is Ready To Shake Things Up...With Comics

The ALA’s new Graphic Novel and Comics Roundtable aims to transform the way that books in the medium are collected and circulated by libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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