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30 Years in The Dreaming

December 7, 2018
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30 Years in The Dreaming

November 29th marked the 30th Anniversary of the debut of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. The original 75 issue run ended in March of 1996, but few characters in the comics world (especially outside of the superhero genre) have held on to the imagination of readers for three decades the way that Gaiman’s dark prince Morpheus has.…

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Back to School with Comics: CBLDF Discussion Guides and Using Graphic Novels in Education

August 12, 2015
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Back to School with Comics: CBLDF Discussion Guides and Using Graphic Novels in Education

As educators and librarians gear up for a new school year, we’re taking to opportunity to highlight our free resources designed to help students–and everyone else–love and appreciate comics! Today we feature the CBLDF Discussion Guides and Meryl Jaffe’s regular column Using Graphic Novels in Education, both of which aid in incorporating specific comic titles…

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Keeping Comics in the Curriculum

September 26, 2014
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Keeping Comics in the Curriculum

Once upon a time, students smuggled their favorite comic books into class to distract themselves from their lessons. But today, those students have grown up and taken on teaching positions of their own, and fans of comic books, graphic novels, and art and literature in general have realized that comic books can be used not only…

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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

September 23, 2014
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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

What better way to celebrate the freedom to read than to use graphic novels in classrooms! CBLDF is delighted to have two resources to help you guide classroom discussions: Using Graphic Novels in Education and the CBLDF Discussion Guides! The list below includes all of the titles we’ve covered so far, but we add two…

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Back to School with Comic Books: CBLDF Discussion Guides

September 4, 2014
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Back to School with Comic Books: CBLDF Discussion Guides

Given their visual nature, comics are easy targets for would-be censors. CBLDF Discussion Guides are tools that can be used to lead conversations about challenged graphic novels and to help allay misconceptions about comics. CBLDF Discussion Guides can be used by librarians, educators, retailers, or anyone who wants to lead a conversation about a graphic…

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