LBSCI 790: Resources and References Accessed February – May 2016

About good comics for kids. (2016). Retrieved from the Good Comics for Kids blog of School Library Journal at

Booklist reviews [Review of Andy Runton’s Flying Lessons]. (n.d.). Retrieved on May 7, 2016 from the online catalog of the Comsewogue Public Library [] at

Burton, V. L. (1942). The little house. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

Cedeira Serantes, L. (2013). Misfits, loners, immature students, reluctant readers: Librarianship participate sin the construction of teen comics readers. In Bernier, A. (Ed.), Transforming young adult services: A reader for our age (pp. 115-135). New York, NY: Neal-Schuman.

Chambers, A. (1973). Introducing books to children. London, UK: Heinemann.

Chute, H. L. (2014). Outside the box: Interviews with contemporary cartoonists. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago.

Cohn, N. (2013). The visual language of comics: Introduction to the structure and cognition of sequential images. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic.

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Congressman John Lewis: Representing Georgia’s 5th District. (n.d.). Retrieved on March 6, 2016 from

Critchfield, R., & Powell, D. M. (2012). Well-intentioned censorship is still censorship: The challenge of public library employees.  In Nye, V., & Barco, K. (Eds.), True stories of censorship battles in America’s Libraries (pp.8-13). Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.

Despeyroux, D. (2013). Dark graphic tales: By Edgar Allen Poe. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow.

Diamond Comic Distributors. (2016). Diamond bookshelf [Website]. Retrieved from

Eisner, W. (1985, 2005). Comics and sequential art. Tamarac, FL: Poorhouse.

Eisner, W. (2008). Comics and sequential art: Principles and practices from the legendary cartoonist (Rev. ed.). New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

Eisner, W. (2008). Graphic storytelling and visual narrative: Principles and practices from the legendary cartoonist. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

Ellis, A. W., & D. Highsmith. (2000). About face: Comic books in library literature. Serials Review 26(2), 21-43.

Fantasia [60th anniversary DVD edition of a motion picture originally released in 1940]. (2000). Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Enterprises.

Feiffer, J. (1965). The great comic book heroes. New York, NY: Dial.

Fellowship of Reconciliation, Hassler, A., & Resnik, B. (1958). Martin Luther King and the Montgomery story. Nyack, NY: Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Fox, M. (n.d.). Questions answered.  Retrieved on February 6, 2016 from Mem Fox: Writing, Teaching, Learning, Loving, Living at

Frank, A.; Mooyaart-Doubleday, B. M. (Translator). (1952). The diary of a young girl. New York, NY: Doubleday.

Gabilliert, J. (2010). Of Comics and men: A cultural history of American comics books (Parts 2 and 3). Jackson (MS): University Press of Mississippi.  Ihimaera, W. (1987; first US edition 2003). The whale rider. Orlando, FL: Harcourt.

Green, K. (November 9, 2010). ‘Whaddaya got?’: Finding graphic novels in an academic library.  Retrieved from the website of Publishers Weekly at

Hughes, J. (July 20, 2013). ‘Building Stories,’ ‘Saga’ dominate 2013 Eisner Awards. Retrieved on February 28, 2016 from the website of the Comics Alliance at

Hutcheon, L. (2012). [Selection from the introduction: pp. 1-9]. A theory of adaptation, 2nd edition. New York, NY: Routledge.

Jacobson, A. (2010). Party on! at your book discussions: Shouldn’t a book club be for the fun of sharing? American Libraries, 41(8). Retrieved from!%20At%20your%22~~SP~28~~IU~8~~SN~0002-9769~~VO~41&lm=DA~120100000&sw=w

Kan, K. (2016). Cataloging graphic novels. Retrieved from Diamond Bookshelf at

Keneally, T. (1982). Schindler’s list. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Kimmel, E. C. (1999). Ice story: Shackleton’s lost expedition. New York, NY: Clarion.

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Lyga, A. A. W. (2004). Graphic novels in your media center: A definitive guide. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Martin, E. (2011). Graphic novels or novel graphics? Comparatist, 35, 170-181.

McCloud, S. (1994). Understanding comics: The invisible art. New York, NY: HarperPerennial.

McCoula, M. (2015). Baba Yaga’s assistant. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.

Nyberg, A. K. (2010). How librarians learned to love the graphic novel. In Weinger, R. (Ed.). Graphic novels and comics in libraries and archives: Essays on readers, research, history and cataloging. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Nykko (2009). The shadow door [Elsewhere Chronicles, Book 1]. Minneapolis, MN: Graphic Universe.

Pakula, A. J. (Screenplay and Director);  Pakula, A. J., & Barish (Producers). (1999). Sophie’s choice [DVD]. Santa Monica, CA: ITC Films.

Ranma 1/2: The all-time classic hit series of gender-swapping, species-bending, madcap martial arts mayhem! (n.d.).  Retrieved from the website of VIZ Media at

Reed, G. (2006). Bran Stoker’s Dracula: The graphic novel. New York, NY: Puffin.

Rubin, M. (1984; 1992). The orchestra. Buffalo, NY: Firefly.

Schweizer, C. (2015). Night of the frankenfrogs. New York, NY: Amulet.

Scott, R. W. (1990). Comics librarianship: A handbook. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Seeger, P. (1986). Abiyoyo: Based on a South African lullaby and folk story. New York, NY: Macmillan.

Seifert, M. (September 7, 2013). Saga wins big at 2013 Harvey Awards, plus complete list of winners (para. 1). Retrieved on February 28, 2016 from the website of Bleeding Cool at

Tarulli, Laurel. (2010). Cataloging and problems with Dewey: Creativity, collaboration and compromise. In Weiner, R. G. (Ed.). Graphic novels and comics in libraries and archives: Essays on readers, research, history and cataloging. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

TenNapel [sic], D. (2010). Ghostopolis. New York, NY: Graphix/Scholastic.

University of Florida/Department of English. (2015). UF – Comics studies. Retrieved from

Vukelich, C., Christie, J., & Enz, B. (2008). Helping young children learn language and literacy: Birth through kindergarten (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

“Walking Dead” #115, “Saga” TPB Top Diamond’s Sales Charts for 2013 (para. 6). (January 8, 2014). Retrieved from the website of Comic Book Resources on February 28, 2016 at

Irving, W. (2007). The legend of Sleepy Hollow [illustrated by Cris Grimly]. New York, NY: Atheneum.

Wertham, F. (1954). Seduction of the innocent. New York, NY: Rinehart.

Wertheimer, L. (February 1980). Pornography in the public library, are librarians ignoring its role? Canadian Library Journal, 37(1), 21-26.

What is appeal?/Some examples/Character. (2016). Retrieved from the website of Novelist at