The All New X-Men or Plunging Headfirst into Graphic Novels

In recent years, graphic novels (GNs) have become increasingly popular. Libraries are now expanding their collections for children, teens, and adults (The library I interned at added an Adult Graphic Novel Collection earlier this year). The Young Adult Library Services Association even has a list of the top GNs for teens. Copies of Spiderman, X-Men, […]

I’m With the Banned

This week is Banned Books Week, the American Library Association’s annual celebration of banned and challenged books. The Office of Intellectual Freedom keeps track of all reports of challenges against books in public libraries, school libraries, school assignments, and all other reported attempts at removing books from public use. Over the years, they have compiled […]