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EGL Awards Blog | 2018 Awards Finalists

Pop Culture Classroom and KidLit TV Team Up to Unveil Finalists for Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards 2018!

Friends, mark your calendars and be sure to visit and bookmark https://kidlit.tv/ExcellenceInGraphicLiteratureAwards2018 so you know exactly where to go on the big day! We’re excited to announce that Pop Culture Classroom has partnered with children’s literature authority and content streaming site KidLit TV, granting KidLit TV the rights to stream Excellence in Graphics Literature (EGL) Awards announcements […]

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A Newbie’s Guide to Teaching Comics

Guest Post by John C. Weaver, Williamsport Area High School So, you’ve decided to bring graphic novels in the classroom, have you? Excellent! You’ll find it immensely gratifying, and your students will love it. Comics and graphic novels immediately engage both high and low end readers. But, now that you’re committed to teaching with this […]

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Introducing the EGL Mosaic Award

In our previous post we covered why we believe the time is right for the EGL Awards. In today’s post we begin our ongoing series that introduces each of the awards, and gives you more background on why and how we structured them as we have. Why We Chose to Call It the “Mosaic Award”  […]

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Why It’s the Perfect Time to Recognize and Celebrate Graphic Literature

When we came together to create the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, the first question we asked was whether there was a need for such a thing; would it be different from all the other comics-industry awards? The answer is an unwavering yes. Why We’re Doing This We need to recognize the best in comics […]

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Introducing the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards

Comics and graphic novels are taking a leading role in driving the circulation of libraries, and students are reading them from pre-K through higher education, in every learning environment possible. More today than ever before, readership and content accurately reflect society. Librarians everywhere are noticing how the size of their graphic literature collection directly affects […]

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