Tag Archives: graphic novels

Superheroes and real-life heroes haunt the library

Over the summer, many bright and shiny books will be smuggled onto the shelves by busy librarians and also flash the message from the catalogue: ‘Graphic novel’.  There will be far more than the Newsam Library ever held in its … Continue reading

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What the Dickens!

Charles Dickens’ seasonal novella ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a perennial Christmas favourite which has not been out of print since it was first published on 19th December 1843 by Chapman and Hall of London with four illustrations by John Leech … Continue reading

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Teaching resources about refugees – I

Refugees have at last arrived in our library… at least on paper. On this blog, we have already described a collection of books without words originally created for refugees, and we shall tell you more about resources for and about refugee children and other … Continue reading

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Using Graphic Novels to inspire reluctant readers

From Reluctant Reader to Comic Genius On display in the Curriculum Resources section of the library we have a selection of work by pupils from St Peter’s Primary School, W9. The work is the result of a project run by … Continue reading

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Going graphic in Curriculum Resources

A post from Elizabeth & Antony – your Curriculum Resources contacts A useful feature of Who next…? : a guide to children’s authors (see previous post) is the section on graphic novels. Once shunned, graphic novels have now become acceptable … Continue reading

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