Cover image for Get graphic! : the world in words and pictures.
Title:
Get graphic! : the world in words and pictures.
Author:
New York State Library.
Publication Information:
Buffalo, NY : William S. Hein & Co., Inc., [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
[vi], 126 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Summary:
A collection of stories by Western New York teenagers in the graphic novel format. Also includes color images of the top ten entries in a contest among Western New York teenagers to create the book's cover art.
General Note:
Book created as part of "Get Graphic! The World in Words and Pictures, " a 2008-2009 community-wide project designed to introduce Western New York teens, parents, librarians and teachers to the graphic novel format. The project also included workshops for teens, teachers, and librarians; presentations, including by authors Art Spiegelman, Gene Yang, Scott McCloud, Harvey Pekar, Jessica Abel, Trina Robbins, and Jason Little; and the creation and distribution of graphic novel classroom kits.

"This project was made possible in part by a Family Literacy Library Services grant from the New York State Library, New York State Education Department."--T.p. verso.

"Get Graphic!" project partners: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System, the Nioga Library System, the University at Buffalo Libraries and Department of Library and Information Studies, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Erie 1 BOCES School Library System, Buffalo Public Schools Library System, the Buffalo News' Next Magazine, WBFO radio, and William S. Hein & Co., Inc

"Cover illustration by Christine McMullen."--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Teens (13-18 year olds) -- 6th grade (11-12 year olds) -- Cover art finalists.
Local Note:
Rare Book Room copy signed by some of the authors.
Added Uniform Title:
Buffalo news (Buffalo, N.Y. : Daily)
ISBN:
9780837717982
Format :
Book