September 21, 2017

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Just Another Day in an LGBTQ Comic

In these comics and graphic novels for tweens, LGBTQ characters are no big deal. Any romance stays in the background—and is G-rated.

This article was published in School Library Journal's May 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Interview: Noelle Stevenson on Webcomics, Fan Art, and “Nimona”

“Good Comics 4 Kids” blog editor Brigid Alverson chats with award-winning comics creator Noelle Stevenson, whose graphic novel Nimona was a National Book Award finalist and an SLJ Best Book of 2015.

NYCC 2015: Let’s Hear It for the Girls and Manga!

For the 10th year in a row, New York Comic Con brought magic to the dour halls of the Javits Center from October 8–12. “Good Comics 4 Kids” blogger Brigid Alverson shares the skinny on hot manga titles, panel highlights, and industry news that were featured at the 10th annual popular culture convention.

SLJ’s Starred Reviews | October 2015

This month’s must-haves include a powerful, semiautobiographical novel from Jack Gantos; the latest “Scientists in the Field title”; and the latest Lumberjanes book.

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Hot YA Titles for Beach Reading

From a summer romance to a vicious motorcycle race and a camp that’s just a bit unusual to a mystery that will keep readers guessing until the very end, the following titles are just what teens need to finish off the last weeks of summer.