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Graphic Novels A Guide To Comic Books Manga And More 2nd Edition

Author : Michael Pawuk
ISBN : 9781440851360
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 38.88 MB
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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Children S Literature In Action A Librarian S Guide 3rd Edition

Author : Sylvia M. Vardell
ISBN : 9781440867798
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 78.92 MB
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This practitioner-oriented introduction to literature for children ages 5–12 covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital ebooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of today's range of materials for children • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Genreflecting A Guide To Popular Reading Interests 8th Edition

Author : Diana Tixier Herald
ISBN : 9781440858482
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 36.73 MB
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Librarians who work with readers will find this well-loved guide to be a treasure trove of information. With descriptive annotations of thousands of genre titles mapped by genre and subgenre, this is the readers' advisor's go-to reference. • Helps librarians answer the challenging question "What should I read next?" • Helps LIS students understand popular genres and better select books for which readers are looking • Serves as a starting point for library patrons looking for their next read
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teen Genreflecting A Readers Advisory And Collection Development Guide 4th Edition

Author : Sarah Flowers
ISBN : 9781440872730
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 72.28 MB
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Teen Genreflecting serves as a guide to contemporary teen fiction, encompassing every genre and format, including graphic novels, scrapbook-formatted books, verse novels, historical fiction, speculative fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, and more. Teen literature is one of the most popular and quickly growing segments of the publishing world. Not only are teens continuing to read for pleasure, but many adults have discovered the joys of teen literature. As part of the Genreflecting Advisory Series, Teen Genreflecting provides librarians with a road map to the vibrant and diverse body of literature focusing on recent fiction for teens, organizing and describing some 1,300 titles, most published within the past ten years, along with perennial classics. The authors indicate where each title fits in the genre scheme; its subject matter, format, and general reading level; and any pertinent awards. They also provide advice on readers' advisory services to teens, descriptions of genres and subgenres, and lists of favorites for each genre. As with previous editions, this guide will prove invaluable to librarians building their teen collections and will help them assist teens in finding the books they love, no matter what genre. Helps librarians find the right book for their teen users Helps librarians develop current, diverse, and robust teen collections Provides libraries with a comprehensive list of recent teen fiction Provides students or professionals new to YA lit with a detailed overview of contemporary YA genre fiction
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Young Adult Literature In Action A Librarian S Guide 2nd Edition

Author : Rosemary Chance
ISBN : 9781440835438
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 34.66 MB
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Utilizing a genre approach, this overview of young adult literature shows new librarians and library science students the criteria to use for selecting quality books, including recommended titles. • Provides unbiased, authoritative guidance for finding recommended classic and recent titles by genre • Presents an excellent introduction to the field of young adult literature for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to be public or school librarians, students who are new to the study of young adult literature, or librarians who are new to working with young adults • Includes a new section consisting of fascinating answers from 14 authors explaining their motivations and inspirations for writing for young adult readers • Provides expanded coverage on the popular genres of graphic novels and science fiction books
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Learn Clip Studio Paint

Author : Liz Staley
ISBN : 9781789345810
Genre : Computers
File Size : 22.37 MB
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Take your comics and illustrations to the next level with the powerful art tools in Clip Studio Paint 1.8 Key Features Overcome “interface overwhelm” with a practical breakdown of the Clip Studio interface Comprehensive guide on the Clip Studio Paint with detailed coverage of all the tools and concepts of designing comics Streamline your workflow to create faster and easier using Clip Studio’s features Book Description Clip Studio Paint, the successor to Manga Studio, is used by over four million illustrators and comic creators around the world. This book will guide you through every step of learning this software, from system requirements and installation, all the way through to exporting your work for print or the web. Learn how to create new documents, customize tools to fit your working style, use ruler tools to create anything from straight lines to intricate backgrounds, add 3D elements, create comic panels using the specialized panel tools, utilize screentones and materials, add text and word balloons to your comics, create sound effects, easily flat and color your comics using reference layers, and bring your drawings to life using the animation features. By the end of this book, you will be able to navigate the Clip Studio Interface and program preferences, customize the various tools, and be able to create your own black-and-white and color illustrations and comics from start to finish. What you will learn Understand the differences between Clip Studio Paint Pro and EX Discover how to navigate and customize the user interface Creating custom tools that fit your unique style of illustration Using the ruler tools to create intricate perspective shots and complex symmetry Discover how to use 3D elements in your work Learn how to create lettering and word balloons to bring your comic stories to life Understand the process of digital art creation from pencils to inks to color Understand how to use the animation tools available in Clip Studio Paint Who this book is for If you are a beginning digital artist or are switching to Clip Studio from another graphics software, this book is for you. This book is excellent for those with no knowledge of digital art up to intermediate users looking to explore the unique features of Clip Studio Paint.
Category: Computers

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Drawing Manga Shoujo Illustrated

Author : John Layman
ISBN : 1592578233
Genre : Art
File Size : 74.94 MB
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Provides techniques and tips for creating cartoon characters and stories in the style of the Japanese genre, including step-by-step directions on how to draw facial expressions, bodies in motion, and combat weapons.
Category: Art

Beginning Manga

Author : Aileen Strauch
ISBN : 9781633220751
Genre : Art
File Size : 47.63 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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Learn to illustrate and create unique manga art in this fun and engaging, step-by-step book. Beginning Manga treats aspiring illustrators to a fun, interactive learning experience with a variety of creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. Starting with an introduction to tools and materials, readers learn new drawing and inking techniques, as well as how to work with color thanks to a variety of simple step-by-step projects and prompts designed to spark creativity and inspire artists to create unique manga worlds of their own. Included are templates and practice pages to assist with developing one's craft in addition to brainstorming, sketching, and collecting project inspiration. All of this and more make Beginning Manga the perfect resource for aspiring manga artists and illustrators.
Category: Art

Public Library Core Collection

Author : John Greenfieldt
ISBN : 0824210948
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 72.71 MB
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Wilson's Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (13th Edition, 2008) recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 9,000 books (over 6,500 titles are new to this edition), plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and media specialists. Acquisitions librarians, reference librarians and cataloguers can all use this reliable guide to building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and nonfiction books for adults. All titles are selected by librarians, editors, advisors, and nominators-all of them experts in public library services. The collection is a valuable tool for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory, weeding your collection, and curriculum support. Richly enhanced records provide a wealth of useful information. All entries include complete bibliographic data as well as price, subject headings, annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, cover art, and quotations from reviews. Many entries also list awards, best-book lists, and starred reviews. Save Time: Efficiently organised and includes ""Starred"" titles Save Money: Allocate your resources to the best materials available Stay Relevant: Discover the best in important, contemporary categories Complete Coverage: Includes recommendations on periodicals and electronic resources, too Four-Year Subscription This Core Collection was originally sold as a four-year subscription. The core edition, published in 2008, delivers a library-bound volume with an extensive, selective list of recommended books. From 2009 to 2011 Wilson published extensive paperback supplements to the 2008 edition. A new cycle of materials will begin in 2012. However, the 2008 to 2011 materials are currently available. Buyers of them will receive all these materials immediately. All four years are only $420. Uniquely Valuable There is nothing quite like Wilson Core Collections. The accumulated expertise of our selectors, and the unquestioned reputation of these collections, is invaluable. Wilson Core Collections are universally recognised as impartial and expert aids to collection development that assist and reinforce the judgement of librarians everywhere. Selection to a Wilson Core Collection is strong support to any challenged purchase. Contemporary Relevance This Core Collection includes broad updates in the areas of crafts; terrorism, and international security; environment and global warming; diseases and medicine; and religion, plus other contemporary topics that keep the library's collection as current as today's headlines. Other Key Features Classified Catalogue - A list arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification, with complete cataloguing information for each book. Author, Title, Subject and Analytical Index - An in-depth key to the information in Classified Catalogue-including author and title analytics for works contained in anthologies and collections. Richly enhanced records provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, descriptive annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, evaluative quotations from a review, when available. Listing works published in the United States, or published in Canada or the United Kingdom and distributed in the United States, Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction features extensive revisions in the areas of health, science and technology, personal finance, sports, cooking and gardening, and handicrafts. Biography, poetry and literary criticism continue to receive comprehensive treatment. Reference works in all subject fields are included.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Drawing Manga Shoujo Illustrated

Author : John Layman
ISBN : 1592578233
Genre : Art
File Size : 62.52 MB
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Provides techniques and tips for creating cartoon characters and stories in the style of the Japanese genre, including step-by-step directions on how to draw facial expressions, bodies in motion, and combat weapons.
Category: Art

Mangasia

Author : Paul Gravett
ISBN : 0500292434
Genre :
File Size : 43.34 MB
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A comprehensive visual survey of comic-art styles and themes throughout Japan and Asia
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The Manga Guide To Physics

Author : Hideo Nitta
ISBN : 9781593271961
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 72.59 MB
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Megumi is an all-star athlete, but she's a failure when it comes to physics class. And she can't concentrate on her tennis matches when she's worried about the questions she missed on the big test! Luckily for her, she befriends Ryota, a patient physics geek who uses real-world examples to help her understand classical mechanics-and improve her tennis game in the process! In The Manga Guide to Physics, you'll follow alongside Megumi as she learns about the physics of everyday objects like roller skates, slingshots, braking cars, and tennis serves. In no time, you'll master tough concepts like momentum and impulse, parabolic motion, and the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration. You'll also learn how to: * Apply Newton's three laws of motion to real-life problems * Determine how objects will move after a collision * Draw vector diagrams and simplify complex problems using trigonometry * Calculate how an object's kinetic energy changes as its potential energy increases If you're mystified by the basics of physics or you just need a refresher, The Manga Guide to Physics will get you up to speed in a lively, quirky, and practical way.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Genrefied Classics

Author : Tina Frolund
ISBN : UOM:39015069371527
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 48.2 MB
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Re-discover the classics--and use the genre approach to promote classic literature to readers.
Category: Literary Criticism

Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy

Author : Christopher Hart
ISBN : 0823023982
Genre : Art
File Size : 73.8 MB
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Covers basic anatomy, concentrating on bones and muscle; illustrates how anatomy is used to shape drawings of people of different ages, genders, physiques, and in different poses; and offers advice for getting into the industry.
Category: Art

Mcgraw Hill Education Preparation For The Tasc Test 2nd Edition

Author : Kathy A. Zahler
ISBN : 9780071843881
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 53.20 MB
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The official guide for TASC--the new high school equivalency test straight--from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Now updated to cover major changes in test content, McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test walks you step-by-step through the test. Each section features a pre-test that helps you identify strengths and weaknesses before study. Each chapter includes review of the test subjects and exercises that reinforce new skills. Learning objectives are based on the Common Core State Standards, just like the real exam. You also get authentic TASC test questions with explanations, straight from the test maker. Test presently administered in California, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Features: Exclusive: Authentic sample TASC test questions--straight from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Review and practice with all the latest TASC question types
Category: Study Aids

The Librarian S Guide To Graphic Novels For Children And Tweens

Author : David S. Serchay
ISBN : UOM:39015079286210
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 73.96 MB
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A guide to graphic novels for children and pre-teens offers historical and genre information, provides collection building tips, and discusses how to manage, promote, and maintain the collection.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Kanji De Manga Vol 1

Author : Glenn Kardy
ISBN : 9784921205515
Genre : Comic books, strips, etc
File Size : 57.3 MB
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Presents an introduction to eighty of the most commonly used Japanese kanji characters, with English translation and a pronunciation guide, in a text with a comic book format.
Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Vol 3

Author : Glenn Kardy
ISBN : 9784921205041
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 87.29 MB
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Japanese kanji, the written characters adapted fram Chinese were originally drawings of images from real life. An exciting series using original manga comic artwork to teach readers the most common Japanese kanji ideographs.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Complete Pok Mon Pocket Guide Vol 1

Author : Makoto Mizobuchi
ISBN : 1421595435
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 24.68 MB
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The complete guide to all 491 Pokémon, up through the new Diamond and Pearl generation – full-color pictures, descriptions and stats! From Abra to Zubat—They’re All Here! The complete, updated guides to all 491 Pokémon, up through the new Diamond and Pearl generation! Fully illustrated and totally comprehensive, this two-volume set features one Pokémon per page, providing full-color pictures, descriptions and stats, including Abilities, moves and Evolutions. Portable, practical and bursting with information!
Category: Juvenile Fiction