This is just a quick entry to catch you all up on a few key events in NFNT’s recent past! First, as some of you may already have noticed, NFNT’s manga reviews are now also appearing on the excellent teen readers’ site, Teenreads.com. The folks over at Teenreads and I had been discussing this for a while, and it’s finally happened! I’m extremely happy to have our reviews hosted at Teenreads, and they’re equally pleased to have manga reviews. So, yay all around! Check out their site — it’s a wealth of reviews, interviews, and information.

Also, I was just informed that this website has just been selected as one of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Great Website for Kids! Whoo hoo! We were one of 17 sites selected for the honor this year, and I’m bowled over! Thanks! To learn more about the other sites, and how this all works, please visit their website here.

  • Robin B.

    | She/Her Teen Librarian, Public Library of Brookline

    Editor in Chief

    Robin E. Brenner is Teen Librarian at the Brookline Public Library in Massachusetts. She has chaired the American Library Association Great Graphic Novels for Teens Selection List Committee, the Margaret A. Edwards Award Committee, and served on the Michael L. Printz Award Committee. She is currently the President of the Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table for ALA. She was a judge for the 2007 Eisner awards, helped judge the Boston Globe Horn Book Awards in 2011, and contributes to the Good Comics for Kids blog at School Library Journal. She regularly gives lectures and workshops on graphic novels, manga, and anime at comics conventions including New York and San Diego Comic-Con and at the American Library Association’s conferences. Her guide, Understanding Manga and Anime (Libraries Unlimited, 2007), was nominated for a 2008 Eisner Award.

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