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Cybil Award Winners Announced!

Snow Wildsmith

Yesterday the 2008-2009 Cybils Award Winners were announced. The Cybils Awards are online book awards given to books for children and teens. The awards are administered and judged by bloggers who focus on childrens and teen literature. Awards were given in multiple categories, but I had the very great pleasure of being the organizer for [...]

Good Comics for Kids 2008 Review Index

Katherine Dacey

Below is a complete index of titles reviewed at Good Comics for Kids in 2008. The list includes titles for tots and teens, titles with tie-ins to TV shows and movies, titles with genuine literary merit, titles that are just plain fun to read, and titles that didn’t live up to our expectations. For additional [...]

All ages comics and manga list for 2/11/09

Lori Henderson

It’s a decent showing this week, coming on the heels of NYCC.  There are plenty of mystery titles to sate that hunger with Cinebook, Papercutz, and new to the list publisher Transfuzion bring out old favorites and new sleuths.  Doctor Who Classics continues with its latest issue as well as Marvel’s adaptation of the Wonderful [...]

Linkfest: NYCC and beyond

Brigid Alverson

I was covering the kids’ comics beat for PWCW at this year’s New York Comic-Con; check out my article for the highlights. Kids Day was a huge success this year, and at Wednesday’s Child Full of Woe, Paul DeBenedetto reflects a bit on the meaning of that. Our SLJ colleague Betsy Bird was there and [...]

Warriors: Tigerstar & Sasha Volume 1: Into the Woods

Lori Henderson

Warriors is a popular series of children novels about clans of cats living in the forest wild.  There are several clans, all fighting with each other for territory and food.  This OEL manga, the second three volume series created about the novels, and this volume in particular, takes place during the first set of novels, [...]

Kids Day at Comic Con

Esther Keller

I didn’t think I’d make it to Comic Con this year.  I had obligations at work that left Sunday the only day I could attend, and the weekend had not been kind to me… I could barely stand in the morning, let alone trek into the city for a Con!  But I’m glad I pushed [...]

Review: Yen+ Magazine: First Five Issues–Part THREE

Snow Wildsmith

This is the third part of my review of Yen+ magazine, the August through December 2008 volumes. In part one I introduced the magazine and reviewed the two American titles, Nightschool by Svetlana Chmakova and Maximum Ride by James Patterson and NaRae Lee. In part two I reviewed the four Korean comics and here in [...]

Review: Yen+ Magazine: First Five Issues–Part TWO

Snow Wildsmith

This is the second part of my review of Yen+ magazine, the August through December 2008 volumes. In part one I introduced the magazine and reviewed the two American titles, Nightschool by Svetlana Chmakova and Maximum Ride by James Patterson and NaRae Lee. Here in part two I’m reviewing the four Korean titles and in [...]

Review: Yen+ Magazine: First Five Issues–Part ONE

Snow Wildsmith

My library currently subscribes to the same two manga magazines that most other libraries probably subscribe to: Shonen Jump and Shojo Beat. While both are great magazines and terrifically popular with my teens, I’m always on the lookout for new manga mangazines to add to the collection. When Yen Press announced its intention to begin [...]

NYCC 2009: Day two impressions

Katherine Dacey

As Brigid reported earlier, day two of NY Comic-Con was sold out, which meant big crowds and boisterous audiences at every panel I attended. This year’s crowd looked a little different than previous years’; though there were the usual assortment of thirty-something tights-and-capes fans and sci-fi aficionados, I noticed more families, more librarians, and more [...]