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Review: The Clockwork Girl

Esther Keller
clockwork girl

The Clockwork Girl, a fantasy-adventure for middle school readers, originally ran as a six-issue comic. Arcana Studios collected those issues into a single volume in 2008, which is now being reprinted through HarperCollins. As its publishing history suggests, The Clockwork Girl continues to find new audiences among readers looking for a fanciful yet heartwarming tale. [...]

The Reading Pile – May 23

Katherine Dacey
megaman1

The Reading Pile is back this week with an eclectic assortment of titles that run the gamut from video-game tie-ins (Mega Man) to fairy-tale spoofs (Beauty and the Squat Bears) to sports manga (Cross Game). As always, we encourage you to join the discussion by telling us what kid- and teen-friendly titles are on your [...]

Review: Howtoons: The possibilities are endless!

Eva Volin

I have to confess.  I am not handy.  I don’t enjoy building things or using tools.  I have no desire to hang out in workshops or garages, smelling sawdust or organizing wrenches.  The worst part of owning my own home is not having a landlord to call when something breaks.  So imagine my surprise when [...]