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EBSCO Opens Submissions for Graphic Novel Award
EBSCO Information Services is now accepting submissions for its second annual SEE-IT (Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told) Award. Given in partnership with the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children’s Book Council (CBC), this award honors “the outstanding achievements of authors and illustrators in youth graphic novels.” It aims “to highlight and promote the positive influence that youth graphic novels have on young readers,” says Ken Breen, EBSCO’s VP of book strategy and product management. “We’ve seen the growth of youth graphic novels first-hand as a major provider of readers’ advisory services and book recommendations. The SEE-IT Award celebrates author and illustrator excellence in the genre. …”
Publishers can submit titles for consideration until March 9, 2018. The winner will be announced at ALA’s annual conference in June 2018.
For more information, read the press release.
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