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Librarians and publishers alike are willing to provide their assistance in this area.  Call the Comics Shop Locater Service (888-266-4226) for a firsthand look at comics and/or visit a few of the websites below to see which ones fit your needs:

Graphic Novels in Libraries
A resource sharing listserv for young adult and adult librarians. 

No Flying No Tights                                                               
Bimonthly reviews of graphic novels for teens and librarians.

Diamond Bookshelf                                                                      
U.S. comic book distributor Diamond Comics reserved a space on their website specifically for librarians.  Bookshelf includes audience and genre classifications, reviews, a glossary, cataloging information and lesson plans.

What Teens Want                                                                     
School Library Journal features an article by Michele Gorman who highlights "30 titles every library serving young people should own."

More of What Teens Want                                                        
Michele Gorman's sequel to "What Teens Want" provides additional titles.

                                     

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