Developing and Promoting Graphic Novel Collections

Steve Miller

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers Inc

Published: 30-11-2004

£56.95

Miller explores the evolution, categories, and genres of graphic novels; he then addresses the nitty-gritty details of collection development, acquisition, cataloguing, and maintenance. A section shows how to promote graphic novels (including display and programming ideas). Especially valuable is a carefully crafted annotated list of core titles.

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SKU: 9781555704612

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Yesterday’s comic book has evolved into today’s graphic novel. Richer storylines and artwork can entice “”reluctant readers”” into the reading habit. Here is a comprehensive overview of graphic novels and their use as reader development tools. Miller explores the evolution, categories, and genres of graphic novels; he then addresses the nitty-gritty details of collection development, acquisition, cataloging, and maintenance for this unique format. A special section shows how to promote graphic novels (including display and programming ideas). Especially valuable is a carefully crafted annotated list of core titles. This exciting new addition to the [email protected] series is the perfect guide for using one of today’s most popular genres to draw teens into the library.