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3 Tips for Creative Graphic Novels Aimed at Young Readers

1375892_10152036421120579_1041237056_nAt New York Comic Con, a group of comics creators shared advice during the “Creating Graphic Novels for Kids” panel.

The panelists included Andrew Arnold, Alexis Frederick-Frost, Dave Roman, James L. Barry, Jimmy Gownley, Paul Pope, and Chris Duffy.

Below, we’ve rounded up three handy tips from the discussion…

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LeVette Fuller Wins $20,000 Great Graphic Novel Library Giveaway

Librarian LeVette Fuller has won the $20,000+ Great Graphic Novel Library Giveaway at the 2011 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. Fuller works at the Shreve Memorial Library located in Shreveport, LA.

Here’s more from the press release: “The $20,000+ Great Graphic Novel Library Giveaway included nearly 900 hand-selected graphic novels for adults, teens and children as well as fixtures and furniture. The total prize value exceeded $25,000. The grand prize will be of immediate use to the Shreve Memorial Library, which has been wanting to build its graphic novel collection more extensively, according to Fuller.”

More than 1,5000 librarians signed up for the giveaway. Fuller was one of 100 semi-finalists. Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) president Kim Patton chose Fuller as the winner yesterday.

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