penguinteen:

It’s Banned Books Week! Celebrate your freedom to read by picking up a banned or challenged book this week. Why do YOU read banned books?

penguinteen:

It’s Banned Books Week! Celebrate your freedom to read by picking up a banned or challenged book this week. Why do YOU read banned books?

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Just in case you had a long week, take a look at these baby animals.

(Source: todaunafriki)

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You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.
James Baldwin (via victoriousvocabulary)

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walkermemoriallibrary:

With school back in session I think this is a lovely little reminder.

walkermemoriallibrary:

With school back in session I think this is a lovely little reminder.

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butinmyotherlife:

All of these quotes are from actual challenges I found online.

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I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.’

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I do believe that books can change lives, and give people this kind of language that they wouldn’t have had otherwise.
Jacqueline Woodson talks to NPR about her free-verse memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming (via penguinteen)

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Chapel Hill High School Library turned 1 today!

Chapel Hill High School Library turned 1 today!

Have you checked out the Teenage Mutants, a radio show on community station WCOM 103.5 FM run by some really cool CHHS students?

ricelily:

All these pages are 8.5x11, 300 dpi. Feel free to print it out in full size if you like physical copies

Comics and Comic Artists

Jake Wyatt- deviantart tumblr

"Welcome To Summers"

"Soliloquy"

Suggested Reading/Books:

Scott McCloud’s “Making Comics” (entirely done in comic format)

Exercises/Practices/Tutorials:

Lettering

Speech Bubbles Mistakes

Paint Bucket Resource

Storyboarding and Camera angles

What is DPI?

Transferring Traditional to Digital (Photoshop Tutorial)

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