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Review: ‘Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Alamo All Stars’

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I’ve read a number of short graphic novels about the Alamo. Those books were fine, but they were aimed at a school library market that was looking to cater to libraries needing accessible reads for assignment purposes. By no means did they spark the love of history like the Nathan Hale series generally does. While […]

Review: Hereville 2

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Readers who missed the first volume of Hereville should run out and find a copy, but even so, it won’t be a problem picking up this sequel and jumping right into Mirka’s latest adventure.  This volume gives readers enough background knowledge of the first story so that they don’t feel lost, and it will make […]

Cybils nominations are up!

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The finalists for the Cybils—the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards—are up, and here are the nominations in the graphic novels categories: Elementary/Middle Grade Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, by Barry Deutsch Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists, by various authors Sidekicks, by Dan Santat Wonderstruck, by Brian Selznick […]

Review: Page by Paige

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Moving to a new city in the middle of high school and mid-year is a challenge for any teen. For Paige Turner it’s an opportunity to discover herself.

Review: The Popularity Papers

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Fifth-graders Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang have always been close but never been cool. With junior high less than a year away, the two decide to study the popular kids’ behavior, clothing, and speech, recording their observations in a notebook. As Lydia and Julie begin applying their research to themselves, however, their once rock-solid friendship […]