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3 Great Graphic Novels for Kids

This weekend is the A2CAF, the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival, which I used to love helping out with back when it was still Kids Read Comics.  Naturally, I’m at work at my regular library rather than there right now, … Continue reading

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2 More Cybils Middle Grade Graphic Novel Finalists

Here are two more of the Cybils Middle Grade Graphic Novel finalists. Coming back to write these reviews reminds me that I still haven’t read the only one I couldn’t get from my own library – Suee and the Shadow.  … Continue reading

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3 Cybils MG Graphic Novel Finalists

Here are three of the Cybils elementary/middle grade graphic novel finalists.  It’s always good to read what the other Cybils panelists came up with! Real Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham. First Second, 2017. Newbery-honor winning (and personal favorite) … Continue reading

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3 Fun Graphic Novels for Kids

Here are a handful of fun graphic novels my kids (mostly both the 7 and the 12 year old) and I have read and enjoyed recently. Space Dumplins by Craig Thompson. Scholastic, 2015. True confession: this is one my love … Continue reading

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Lowriders in Space

One more late addition to Latin@ week!  Lowriders to the Center of the Earth was a Cybils finalist this year, and I thought I’d read this first Lowriders book while waiting for the second to arrive at my library. Lowriders … Continue reading

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Little Robot

I finally made it to Ben Hatke’s last graphic novel – just in time for his next one, Mighty Jack, to come out on September 6. Little Robot by Ben Hatke. First Second, 2015 This nearly wordless graphic novel follows … Continue reading

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Diversity on the Shelf – June Update

#DiversityontheShelf Challenge Update – 4 #ownvoices book, 3 more diverse reads, for kids, teens & grown-ups. Continue reading

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Cybils Countdown – MG Graphic Novel Finalists

Here’s me trying hard to have read all the Cybils finalists before the winners are announced February 14.  I’m failing in most every category – somehow life never just lets me sit down and read the way I’d like it … Continue reading

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Scratch9: Cat of Nine Worlds

Taking a quick break from my own middle grade speculative fiction Cybils reading to talk about the book I nominated for the elementary/middle grade graphic novel category. Scratch9: Cat of Nine Worlds by Rob M. Worley and Joshua Buchanan.    … Continue reading

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Roller Girl

Here’s a Cybils-nominated graphic novel that I really enjoyed. Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson. Dial Books, 2015. It’s the summer before middle school, and Astrid is just about to learn what a bumpy ride that will be.  After watching a … Continue reading

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