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Share your smile : Raina's guide to telling your own story

by Telgemeier, Raina,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 8 copies
Available (5)
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Andrew Bayne Memorial Library Juvenile Graphic Novel J GN TELG
Location  Andrew Bayne Memorial Library
Collection  Juvenile Graphic Novel
Call Number  J GN TELG
Brentwood Library Juvenile Graphic Novel JUV GRAPHIC NOVEL 808.2 Telgemei
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Juvenile Graphic Novel
Call Number  JUV GRAPHIC NOVEL 808.2 Telgemei
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Children Graphic Novel J GR T
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
Collection  Children Graphic Novel
Call Number  J GR T
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Children Non-Fiction child rm J 818 Tel
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Collection  Children Non-Fiction
Call Number  child rm J 818 Tel
Millvale Community Library Teen Non Fiction YA808.02 TEL
Location  Millvale Community Library
Collection  Teen Non Fiction
Call Number  YA808.02 TEL
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction CHECKED OUT
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
Sewickley Public Library Young Adult New Book CHECKED OUT
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  Young Adult New Book
Whitehall Public Library Children's New Books CHECKED OUT
Location  Whitehall Public Library
Collection  Children's New Books
Have you ever thought about telling your own story, whether it be true or imagined? Are you interested in writing, drawing or both? If the answer is yes, this fun, colourful and interactive journal is for you! With guidance from Raina herself, brainstorm ideas, make lists, paste in personal photos, and use your imagination like never before to create your own stories. For additional inspiration, behind-the-scenes info from Raina's own comics-making adventures is featured inside.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "A guide to writing comics by Telgemeier herself? Yes, it's true, but right off the bat, librarians should be warned that this guide encourages readers to write and draw in the pages. Telgemeier's popularity is off-the-charts, particularly as anticipation builds for her forthcoming Guts, due out this September, and kids inspired by her brand of self-deprecating humor and appealing art style can bide their time using this guide to create their own comics. Telgemeier's tips and exercises focus on practicing drawing and using one's own life and stories for inspiration, and each of the chapters closes with guiding questions to help kids think about a story component, such as home towns, eventful trips, families, and interesting places. Perhaps most useful of all is her description of the stages of making a comic note-taking, thumbnail sketches, penciling, inking, and coloring along with the specific tools she uses and tips for scanning and posting comics online. Even if the book can't circulate, librarians might be able to use Telgemeier's guide for DIY comics programs.--Sarah Hunter Copyright 2019 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Bestselling graphic novelist Telgemeier encourages readers to tell their stories and offers "tips, tricks, and inspirational kick-starters for getting your story down on paper." Integrating sketches and sample art from her bestselling comics (as well as a few childhood photos), she describes her creative process, from building out her ideas and creating thumbnail sketches to inking, digitizing, coloring, and creating a cover. When translating the experience of losing her front teeth into the book Smile, she explains, "As I wrote and drew the story, I was able to look back and actually laugh at some of my more painful experiences." Blank panels provide space for readers to create their own drawings, while prompts and pro tips invite them to reflect on family, school, and friends ("If you feel scared or embarrassed, how do you make yourself feel better?"). An encouraging and compassionate guide for budding comics creators. Ages 8-12. (Apr.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Authorship -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Authorship -- Cartoons and comics.
Authorship -- Vocational guidance -- Cartoons and comics.
Cartoons and comics.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Instructional comics.
Publisher New York, NY :2019
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
ISBN 9781338353846
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