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August 2013
Abina and the Important Men wins the Childrenís African Book Award for Older Readers

March 20, 2013
Monica Edinger, Educating Alice: "Learning About Africa: Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History"

January 27, 2013
Africa Works: "Abina and the Important Men: Getz and the New African History"

June 8, 2012
New Books in Gender Studies: Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History (AUDIO INTERVIEW)

April 26, 2012
Me, You, and Books: "Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History, by Trevor R. Getz"

April 22, 2012
Accra Books and Things: Cape Coast on My Mind

March 17, 2012
MSU Comics Forum Presentation - 2012: "Warren Ellisís Crecy and Trevor R. Getzís Abina and the Important Men as Classroom Resources"

February 1, 2012
The Beat: "Kibbles Ďní Bits, 1/31/2012"

January 31, 2012
Library Journal: "Stories Beyond Black and White: 25 Graphic Novels for African American History Month"

January 19, 2012
Antoinette Burtonís perspective on the "archival divide:" remarks delivered at AHA

December 28, 2011
Comics Beat: "Coming Attractions: Fall 2011: University Presses | The Beat"

December 23, 2011
AfricaScreams: "Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History by Trevor R. Getz and Liz Clarke"

December 13, 2011
SFSU: "Gator reads: 'Abina and the Important Men'"

December 6, 2011
SF State Magazine: "Out of the Shadows"

November 11, 2011
Largehearted Boy: "Book Notes - Trevor R. Getz 'Abina and the Important Men'"

October 21, 2011
OUPblog: "Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History"

October 12, 2011
Clionauta: Blog de Historia: "La historia como arte"

September 29, 2011
History News Network (George Mason University): "History as Art: Getz's ABINA AND THE IMPORTANT MEN"

September 17, 2011
The Examiner (San Francisco): "SF State professor Trevor R. Getz bases graphic novel on 19th century Ghana woman's quest for freedom"

September 2, 2011
San Francisco State University: "Graphic novel raises questions about the making of history"

September 1, 2011
KTVU (San Francisco): "Professor Uses Graphic Novel To Engage Students"

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