Posts Tagged ‘ comics in the classroom ’

Adding Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass To Your Library or Classroom Collection

July 31, 2019
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Adding Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass To Your Library or Classroom Collection

It can be difficult for educators and librarians to find professional reviews of comics and graphic novels in the best of situations, due in part to the small section of revered outlets that review comics. But for a successful series like Lumberjanes, it can become impossible to track down information to support the inclusion of…

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New CBLDF Webinar Addressing Barriers to Comics

July 30, 2019
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New CBLDF Webinar Addressing Barriers to Comics

Developing a Classroom Collection 101: Addressing Barriers to Comics Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST  Do you want to develop a comics and graphic novel collection for your classroom or library, but don’t know where to start? Do you need help expanding an existing collection? Even though comics are an…

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Time is Running Out to Take CBLDF Survey and Win Comics!

July 29, 2019
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Time is Running Out to Take CBLDF Survey and Win Comics!

Teachers! Help CBLDF today and be automatically entered to win a classroom comics library! There’s still time to take CBLDF’s survey about comics in the classroom! This quick questionnaire asks teachers to help us understand how they’re using comics in schools, and what new resources they would like to see us create. As a thank you, all…

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Take This Quick Survey and Help CBLDF Today!

July 10, 2019
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Take This Quick Survey and Help CBLDF Today!

Teachers! Help CBLDF and be entered to win a classroom comics library! There’s still time to take CBLDF’s survey about comics in the classroom! This quick questionnaire asks teachers to help us understand how they’re using comics in schools, and what new resources they would like to see us create. As a thank you, all participants are…

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CBLDF Announces Exclusives, Signings, and New Programs for Comic-Con!

July 3, 2019
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CBLDF Announces Exclusives, Signings, and New Programs for Comic-Con!

It’s that special time of year where die-hard fans from every corner of the globe and every type of fandom start gearing up for San Diego Comic-Con, the largest convention in the comics-sphere. From July 18 – 21, 2019 you can find Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at Booth #1918 nonstop, plus our Annual Welcome…

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Adding My Brother’s Husband to Your Library or Classroom

June 27, 2019
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Adding My Brother’s Husband to Your Library or Classroom

Gengoroh Tagame’s award-winning manga series My Brother’s Husband (Japanese: Otōto no Otto) has been hailed by critics and creators all over the world as a fascinating look at family, homophobia, cultural differences, and grief. Serialized in Japan from 2014 to 2017, the series was published in the U.S., translated by the acclaimed and talented Anne Ishii, in two omnibuses…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Drama

June 19, 2019
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Drama

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Adding Lumberjanes to Your Library or Classroom Collection

June 14, 2019
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Adding Lumberjanes to Your Library or Classroom Collection

This article offers resources for adding the first volume of Lumberjanes to a classroom, curriculum, or library. It also outlines information important in case the work is challenged. The series is an award-winning series that features great LGBTQ+ characters and a vast selection of positive fem… Hardcore Lady Type characters. Surprisingly, Lumberjanes is not loudly challenged or banned, perhaps through of…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Lumberjanes

June 11, 2019
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Lumberjanes

 Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of…

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Re-examine American Born Chinese Before CBLDF’s First Education Webinar with Gene Luen Yang!

May 6, 2019
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Re-examine American Born Chinese Before CBLDF’s First Education Webinar with Gene Luen Yang!

On May 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm PDT, educators and librarians are invited to join Gene Luen Yang, the National Book Award-nominated author of American Born Chinese, in a discussion of how comics help teach tolerance and understanding.  Yang will walk participants through such questions as: How can comics help students develop a broader view of the world? How…

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