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The Comic Book Project The Daily What Digital Comics The Comics Reporter Secret Origin of Good Readers @ Night Flight Comics | Salt Lake City | Utah For questions, please email or phone manager, Mimi Cruz 801.532.1188 -or- 801.263.1940 Thanks to everyone who attended the Secret Origin of Good Readers panel at The City Library Comic Conference 2007 Comic Conference Jam print by Bill Galvan, Batton Lash, Bill Morrison & Trevor Nielson 2007 A copy of THE SECRET ORIGIN OF GOOD READERS: A Resource Book the 2004 updated version is available in PDF form. The file is at least 9 MB and will take approx. 45 minutes or more if you are using a dial-up. The Secret Origin of Good Readers: A Resource Book is © TM 2004 Robyn A. Rising Stars ½ PDF.Rising Stars. © 2007 Synthetic Worlds and Top Cow Productions, Inc. Secret Origin of Good Readers at Comic Con International 2006 May 8, 2004 Salt Lake City Secret Origin Of Good Readers Schedule. Thanks to our wonderful supporters!

The Daily Cross Hatch Kids Graphic Novels When we saw a picture of the new children’s graphic novel collection at the Alameda Free Library in Alameda, California in a tweet from Supervising Children’s Librarian (and ICv2 reviewier) Eva Volin, it looked to us like the kind of place where new comic readers were being created on a regular basis. We were intrigued and asked for more information. Here are Volin’s answers, giving some great info on the kids’ graphic novel collection and how it’s developed. How many books and titles are in the kids’ graphic novel collection? Our system counts volumes rather than individual titles, so I can tell you that I have 954 volumes in the children's graphic novel collection at the Main Library. What are a few of your top titles and how many copies do you have? It's when I get questions like this one that I miss being in a bookstore. The Pokemon train is still chugging along with no slowdown in sight. What's most interesting to me are the stealth titles. About what percentage are manga?

Comics Make the Grade and Get the Cover The cover for the May/June issue of The Scholastic Instructor, “the most read, most valued, and most trusted K-8 professional educator magazine,” features the gang from Archie Comics and a comics-friendly message that reading comics is “actually a good thing.” The cover article by Samantha Cleever goes on to point out that “comics and their generally more complex, nuanced cousins graphic novels, are not only regarded as educational tools by savvy teachers, they are also taken seriously as literature and an art form in their own right.”