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Reading Without Walls at Live Oak

By | April 9th, 2016|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Melissa McAvoy, librarian at Live Oak School in San Francisco, issued the Reading Without Walls challenge to her school! She made an awesome bulletin board promoting the initiative. You see all those little book-shaped stickers? Every one of them represents a book that was read by one of her students! Here's what Melissa said about the [...]

Comics in Education: Another Library Guide Comic

By | January 11th, 2012|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Check out this online comic where classic movie monsters guide you through the library. http://www.scribd.com/doc/75711259/Monster-Clash-Web-Editio

2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

By | January 14th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , , |

The Young Adult Library Services Association has just released their 2011 List of Great Graphic Novels for Teens, and Prime Baby made the list! Thanks, YALSA! You guys are the BEST! Seeing the list reminds me of all the awesome comics from last year that I still need to read, like Doug Tenapel's Ghostopolis and Drew [...]

Prime Baby is a Mavericky Marverick

By | January 2nd, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , , , |

Just got word that Prime Baby made the Texas Library Association's 2011 Maverick Graphic Novel List!  Thank you so much, Texas Library Association!  (Specifically, the Young Adult Round Table of the Texas Library Association!)  I am honored to be listed alongside such impressive works.  Have y'all (hee hee) checked out Jason Shiga's Meanwhile, Raina Telgemeier's  Smile, [...]