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Review: InvestiGators

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‘Kitten Construction Company’ creator John Patrick Green sends two goofy gators off to solve a mystery in his new book, InvestiGators.

Review: ‘Diana: Princess of The Amazons’

Diana, the little girl who will grow up to be Wonder Woman, tires of being the only kid on an island of immortal women, so she decides to try to literally make a new friend. Complications ensue, and lessons are learned in this new book by Shannon and Dean Hale and Victoria Ying.

Review: ‘Little Lulu: Working Girl’

A new edition of John Stanley’s Little Lulu comics presents a new opportunity for kids to meet one of comics’ greatest kid characters…regardless of who the particular presentation might be targeted towards.

Review: White Bird

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R.J. Palacio’s ‘White Bird’ needs to be read, says Esther Keller, and it’s a natural pick for fans of her novel ‘Wonder’

Review: Artemis Fowl

My 5th grader read this and was begging me for the next installment.

Review: I Survived. The Graphic Novel

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I have a confession to make. I have not read any of the I Survived series. In fact, for a very long time, I resisted buying them for my library, because I thought they were young a little young for middle school. But I caved due to the number of students asking if we had the series. If they asked for it, I thought it would be a good idea to have it. Today, there are many joyous faces when the students find a copy on the library shelves. So when I heard there was a graphic novel adaptation and then got my very own preview, I was thrilled to get a taste of the book.

Review: ‘The Okay Witch’

Moth Hush never felt like she fit in, and now she’s just discovered one reason why that might be: She’s descended from a line of powerful witches. Moth must learn what to do with that information in Emma Steinkellner’s better-than-okay first graphic novel as writer and artist.

Review: ‘Superman Smashes The Klan Part One’

Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang joins forces with the art team Gurihiru to adapt the most famous Superman radio serial into a new story in the character’s home medium.

Review: The Crossover

In 2015, Kwame Alexander “picked up” a Newbery award for his groundbreaking title, The Crossover. The book had everything in it. Verse, basketball action, heart and soul. It was really no wonder it was chosen for the most esteemed award in children’s literature. But I wondered how this title would look as a graphic novel.

Middle School. The Worst Years of My Life.

Stargazing by Jen Wang

Esther Keller looks at five graphic novels about navigating the highs and lows of middle school.