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Graphic Novel of the Month

Berlin - The Seven Dwarves

Berlin - The Seven Dwarves

An abandoned airfield in 1993: Two women exchange a 50-year-old letter.

The year 1943: The crew of the Lancaster S-Snowwhite is dropping bombs on Germany.

Seven men, so young and yet so old before their time. Seven dwarves for old Snow White, and their story of the war. The terror of night missions, the flak, the enemy fighters, the mid-air collisions... Death that strikes anywhere, any time, and the love you seek and latch on to desperately to feel alive while you can...

 

Welcome To The Website Of The Stan Lee Excelsior Award

Website Last Updated 8th August 2014

 

The Stan Lee Excelsior Award is the only nationwide book award for graphic novels and manga - where kids aged 11-16 decide the winner by rating each book as they read it!

Eight graphic novels are selected for the shortlist and it now attracts nearly two hundred schools and public libraries from all over the UK - from Scotland to Jersey, from Belfast to Gateshead! The overall goal of this scheme is to encourage reading amongst teenagers. However, its secondary target is to raise the profile of graphic novels and manga amongst school librarians and teachers. This storytelling medium has been a largely underused resource within education for many years. The Stan Lee Excelsior Award attempts to highlight some of the amazing books that are out there - books that fully deserve to be in our school libraries alongside regular fiction!

We work closely with both the School Library Association and the Stan Lee Foundation. We are thrilled that 'Stan The Man' has given us his blessing and his permission to name this award after him.

'Nuff said!

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If you are looking for the new primary school version of the Stan Lee Excelsior Award, please click on the logo below:

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