The Readers' Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels (Paperback)Francisca Goldsmith (author)
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sketches in the history of graphic novels, tracing their evolution and showing what makes them unique;explores traditional and cutting edge titles most friendly to children, teens, and adults, reflecting the burgeoning and maturing publishing efforts made for each of these audiences;discusses common themes, topics, and the place of diversity in graphic novels;gives in-depth guidance on ways to connect readers to titles they'll be sure to love;offers ideas for media tie-ins, displays, programming, book clubs, and more;includes annotated bibliographies, with appeal characteristics noted, and multiple indexes to ensure that locating the right graphic novel is a snap; and provides detailed tips for keeping current and aware of new titles and trends. Spotlighting this expanding body of intellectual, aesthetic, and engaging literature, Goldsmith's guide will entertain as well as inform.
Publisher: American Library Association
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition