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Cooperative Collection Development -- CCD: Animation & Illustration

• The School Library System (SLS) Cooperative Collection Development Plan is developed as part of the resource sharing component of the plan of service.

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Sora Titles

How This Collection Is Used in My School

Students utilize this CCD to learn more about animation and illustration. There are practical guides to how to draw, paint, and animate. There are also career guides, and creative works that focus on what it is like to be active in these fields. The goal is to allow students to see themselves as potential creators of animated and graphic works in various capacities. 

Curator info

Ashley Hawkins, School Librarian

PS 137 Rachel Jean Mitchell

121 Saratoga Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11233


Titles in the Citywide Digital Library

Click the image above to browse this CCD collection in Sora. 

Websites of Interests

  • Misako Rocks: Misako Rocks is a Japanese manga artist living in NYC who offers virtual lessons in how to create manga.
  • Sketchpad: Free online drawing application for all ages. Create digital artwork to share online and export to popular image formats JPEG, PNG, SVG, and PDF.
  • First Second Books YouTube Channel: In First Second's #SketchSchool​​ series, you'll see your favorite graphic novelists draw their characters and create graphic worlds right in front of your eyes! You can follow along and try to learn new skills, or just watch the magic happen.
  • Pypah's Art YouTube Channel: Pypah is a freelance animator and illustrator trying to create a comfortable, safe and healing space for you to relax.

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