April 16, 2014

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At This Year’s TEDxTeen Event, Ideas-Driven Teens Rule the Roost


At this year’s fifth annual TEDxTeen event—a global event where teens and ideas come together—over 250 teens from across the country and over 36 foreign countries came together for this year’s event in NYC.

Interview: Edith Donnell on this weekend’s Kids Read Comics event

Interview: Edith Donnell on this weekends Kids Read Comics event

I’m chatting today with Edith Donnell, the Youth/Teen Librarian for the Chelsea District Library. For the last five years she has been one of the driving forces behind the all-ages Kids Read Comics event, which is held at the Ann Arbor District Library – 343 S 5th Avenue in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This year the [...]

Watch and Read Spotlight on Media Tie-ins: Batman Returns

Comic book cover of I am Bane

Fans of the Caped Crusader are breathlessly awaiting the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13), scheduled for release by Warner Bros. Pictures on July 20, in traditional and IMAX formats. A sequel to the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight(2008), the movie is the final installment in director Christopher Nolan’s masterfully envisioned film trilogy based on the iconic DC Comics character.

Graphic Novels, May 2012

MCKISSACK, Patricia C. & Frederick L. McKissack. Best Shot in the West: The Adventures of Nat Love. illus. by Randy DuBurke. 136p. CIP. Chronicle. 2012. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-0-8118-5749-9. LC 2007021419.
Gr 3 Up–Born into slavery in Tennessee, Love left home to seek work and eventually became an expert roper and marksman in the Old West, an acquaintance of legends such as Bat Masterson and Billy the Kid. This fictionalized biography is based on his memoir, published in 1907. Exciting [...]