Tag Archives: comics

#BookBingoNW2017: Maximize your Blackout strategy with comic books

Comic books are one of your greatest strategic resources in scoring a blackout on your Summer Book Bingo card. Don’t feel like you should limit comics to the Graphic novel square. There’s a comic for any square, many of which … Continue reading

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Immigration and the Refugee Experience Presented in Comics for Kids and Young Adults

Comics can be an effective gateway toward empathy and understanding. Both fiction and non-fiction comics can help the reader visualize and develop context for a wide variety of human experience. Here are a few comics which may help younger readers … Continue reading

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Notable Comics of 2016

There were a lot of great comics published in 2016. Here are a few of my favorites from this year: March: Book Three by John Lewis The National Book Award winning conclusion to Congressman John Lewis’ comics memoir (created with … Continue reading

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Quick Reads That Make My Queer Heart Skip A Beat

Introducing Teddy by Jess Walton. I don’t even know where to begin with this sweet and tender children’s book without spoiling it. Jess Walton knocks it out of the park with this one: it’s a children’s book that has a … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Graphic Novels

    – posted by Sven This summer The Seattle Public Library in partnership with Seattle Arts & Lectures is excited to offer a summer reading program for adults called Beach Blanket Book Bingo! In order to help you along on your … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Checklist Challenge: Graphic Novels

~Posted by Daniel S. Science fiction and graphic novels go together like a cape and a mask. You may not have considered it before, but the superhero genre really is just another version of sci-fi. Think about all the sci-fi … Continue reading

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Read some comics: Avengers

The release of the Avengers: Age of Ultron in theaters this Friday signals a great opportunity to peruse some of the library’s comics collections starring the World’s Mightiest Heroes. The recently-published Age of Ultron, Brian Michael Bendis’s capstone to a … Continue reading

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