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Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

Was there ever a better match for a romantic teen graphic novel than Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks?  This one is already nominated for the Cybils, but I am sure there are other great titles out there, which hopefully you’ve … Continue reading

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They Called Us Enemy by George Takei et al

Star Trek actor turned activist George Takei shares the moving story of his life before his acting career in this graphic memoir.  It’s been getting a lot of deservedly good press, and I knew I had to read it. I … Continue reading

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Rebel Girls and Gowns: YA Graphic Novels

Continuing with the graphic novels, here are some aimed at teens (or at least, from the teen section of the library.)  Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. First Second Books, 2018. This book was tearing up the award and … Continue reading

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Spinning by Tillie Walden

This was one of the Cybils teen graphic novel finalists.  (Although my son read and enjoyed the winner, Spill Zone, I ran out of time to read it myself.) Spinning by Tillie Walden. First Second, 2017. Tillie Walden tells first-hand her … Continue reading

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Yvain: the Knight of the Lion

Yvain: the Knight of the Lion by M.T. Anderson, based on the epic by Chrétien de Troyes. Illustrated by Andrea Offerman. Candlewick, 2017. I enjoy a good medieval story, and M.T. Anderson always impresses with the sheer range of his … Continue reading

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March. Book Three

March Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2016. This is the third and final book in Congressman John Lewis’s graphic memoir about his time in the Civil Rights Movement, following March Book One and … Continue reading

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Cybils Teen Graphic Novel Finalists

The last of my series reading selections from the 2015 Cybils finalists – here are the others: Cybils Teen Spec Fic Finalists Cybils Countdown – Easy Reader Finalists Cybils Countdown – Picture Book Finalists Cybils Countdown – MG Graphic Novel Finalists … Continue reading

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Nimona and Lumberjanes

Is there a universe where I could read everything I want to that sounds good? Can I live there, please? It took me longer than I wished to get to these (and many other titles) because there’s so much else … Continue reading

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This One Summer

I’m reviewing this one separately from the other Caldecott winners (see Caldecotts Part 1 and Part 2) because it’s neither a picture book nor appropriate for younger teens. I had been looking forward to reading it for a very long … Continue reading

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2014 Cybils Graphic Novels for YA Finalists

There were six finalists this year in the Cybils Graphic Novels for Young Adults category. One of them I’d already read – Shadow Hero, by Gene Luen Yang. Two of them I was unable to find through my local libraries; … Continue reading

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