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‘Witch Boy’ Series Continues!

The Midwinter Witch

The popular and acclaimed Witch Boy series by Molly Knox Ostertag will continue!

‘Sunny’ Series Continues With Third Volume

Sunny Rolls the Dice

A new book is announced to follow Sunny Side Up and Swing It, Sunny.

Kristen Gudsnuk’s ‘Making Friends’ Has Sequel Coming

Making Friends

Kristen Gudsnuk’s ‘Making Friends’ will have a sequel story out next July.

Review: ‘The Hidden Witch’

The sequel to Witch Boy is an even stronger and more nuanced story.

Ghosts: A Not-So-Scary Roundup

It’s that time of year, when we start thinking about ghosts and goblins and jack-o-lanterns and things that go bump in the night. There are plenty of comics and graphic novels with ghosts in them, but not all are scary. Here are some great reads that happen to have spirits in them. Ghosts by Raina […]

Review: ‘The Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy’s Big Day’

The Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy's Big Day

The Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy’s Big Day by Gale Galligan, based on the novel by Ann M. Martin Graphix, $10.99 Ages 8-12 The sixth installment of the super-popular Baby-Sitters Club graphic novel series revolves around a major, life-changing event. Kristy’s mom is getting married, which means Kristy is moving to a new, bigger house in a […]

Graphix Announces Two New Raina Telgemeier Books

Guts by Raina Telgemeier

The most exciting news of the New York Comic Con, just held, for anyone involved with graphic novels for young people was Graphix’s announcement of two new Raina Telgemeier books coming in 2019. Guts returns to the area that made her a superstar. It’s a graphic memoir, coming in September 2019, set before Smile. Telgemeier […]

Review: Making Friends

Just in time for back to school, another middle grade story about friendship and the woes of middle school hits the shelf. But this story isn’t autobiographical and it has a magical twist. Making Friends By Kristen Gudsnuk. Graphix. 2018. ISBN 978133813922 hc, $24.99. 272pp. Grades 4 and up When Danielle’s great aunt passes away […]

Review: The Witch Boy

On the surface, Witch Boy is a fantasy story about a reclusive family who practice magic. But below the surface, it’s a story of gender roles. Whether or not readers will dig that deep is entirely up to them. Whether or not they discuss it, again, is up to them. But young readers will have […]

Review: Time Shifters

Time travel has always been an intriguing idea. What would happen if we could go back in time and change things? Could we improve our lives? In this entertaining graphic novel, author Chris Grine puts those ideas out there and leaves readers thinking, though they’ll be so entertained that they might not realize it. Time […]