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Elisa and Patrick Gall

About Elisa and Patrick Gall

Elisa Gall is the Youth Collection Development Librarian at the Deerfield Public Library in Illinois. Patrick Gall is a librarian at the Catherine Cook School in Chicago.

Comics Are Picture Books: A (Graphic) Novel Idea

Comic books are everywhere. Customers are purchasing them, readers of all ages are devouring them, teachers are using more and more of them in their classrooms, and they’re winning awards like crazy. Some people have applauded recent book-award committees’ open-mindedness to the comics format, while others remain conflicted. The recurrent question of whether ALA should […]