In addition to being flat out cool, graphic novels and comics have become expansive in their content and style. Additionally, graphic novels closely resemble the infographic and iconographic style of today's media. All these factors create an art form that is appealing to the masses and offers tremendous opportunity for literacy development and cultural association. Come learn how you can drive greater traffic to your libraries through this appealing and accessible art form.
Participants will learn the basics about comics and graphic novels.
Participants will understand the rationale and benefits to building and maintaining a high-quality graphic novel collection in their libraries.
Participants will understand how graphic novels support high-level literacy development in all readers.