YALSA Podcast #63 – YA Lit Symposium – Manga Madness

This podcast is a recording of middle school librarian Stella Farris’ presentation at the graphic novel preconference during the YA Lit Symposium.’  The audio begins with Farris’ introduction to her presentation.
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In the presentation Farris discusses:

  • The history of manga
  • How manga made it to libraries in the United States
  • The differences between manga and American comics
  • Manga themes, styles, and genres
  • Interesting manga facts
  • Five manga laws for libraries
  • How teens read manga and about manga
  • Manga-themed library programs
  • Building a manga collection

The slides from Farris’ presentation are also available.

About Linda W Braun

Linda W Braun is a YALSA Past President, the YALSA CE Consultant, and a learning consultant/project management coordinator at LEO: Librarians & Educators Online.
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