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GC4K Elevator Pitch: Teen Boat!

Teen Boat!, the new book by John Green and Dave Roman, launched (Get it? Teen Boat!? Launched? Yeah, okay, never mind.) Saturday at TCAF, where I convinced John to give me his elevator pitch: Why Teens Should Read His New Book.

The angst of being a teen. The thrill of being a boat.

Teen Boat!
Written by Dave Roman
Illustrated by John Green
Clarion Books, May 2012
144 pages, $14.99
Ages 12 and up

Eva Volin About Eva Volin

Eva Volin is the Supervising Children's Librarian for the Alameda Free Library in California. She has written about graphic novels for such publications as Booklist, Library Journal, ICv2, Graphic Novel Reporter, and Children & Libraries. She has served on several awards committees including the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics. She served on YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens committee for three years and is currently serving on ALSC's Notable Books for Children committee.


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