NYPL's Children's Books 2011: Graphic Novels
Annotation:Three true tales of intrepid travelers - bicyclist Thomas Stevens, reporter Nellie Bly, and lonely sea captain Joshua Slocum - who take solo journeys around the world.
Annotation:In this graphic version of the nursery rhymes we all know and love, 50 artists add many more than 50 twists to the familiar stories.
Annotation:Reluctant hero Zita and her rabble-rousing crew of cosmic misfits are on a mission to rescue her missing friend and find a way back home.
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As children's librarians shared this year's newest books with the children in their local libraries, it became clear that the old adage - the more things change, the more they stay the same - is truer than ever. From Xboxes to iPads, from Wii consoles to the hottest apps, technology ages in a blink of an eye, but the timelessness of a good tale will always engage even the most tech-savvy child. Here are some of the best comics and graphic novels of the 2011 year. Enjoy them with your families.