Tag Archives: teen graphic novels

The Shadow Hero

I’m tagging in at the very end of the More Diverse Universe that Aarti over at Booklust is hosting. Looking closely at the rules, I realized that none of the books with diverse characters that I already have waiting to … Continue reading

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Zeus: King of the Gods

Apologies for the day off yesterday – my daughter had her preschool graduation ceremony, which was both adorable and completely threw off normal routines. Much like young children in general, come to think of it. It seems to be kids’ … Continue reading

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Starling

Starling by Sage Stossel. InkLit, 2013. Amy was recruited as an official superhero – Starling – shortly after she knocked out a would-be kidnapper with electricity from her fists. While it was a great ego boost, it’s still an unpaid … Continue reading

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Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff. First Second, 2013. Constantinople, 1807. Lieutenant Erdemoglu Selim first meets Delilah Dirk in prison, when he takes her official interview. She’s in for trespassing. Miss Dirk is an adventuress: half English, … Continue reading

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March

March. Book 1. by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2013. African-American Senator John Lewis tells the first part of the story of his life, including his childhood and his collegiate activities with the Civil Rights Movement … Continue reading

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The PLAIN Janes & Janes in Love

This is a two-book graphic novel series that I’d been meaning to read since they came out in 2007. It’s written by the author of Odd Duck, and published by the sadly now defunct Minx Books, which focused on publishing … Continue reading

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Friends with Boys

I’d been hearing good buzz about this teen graphic novel since before it was published last year, and finally actually checked it out. Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks. Maggie is the youngest of five and the only girl. … Continue reading

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