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Review: ‘Operatic’

Kyo Maclear and Byron Eggenschwiler reveal the music genre best-suited to provide the soundtrack to the lives of teenagers in their innovative and excellent Operatic

Review: ‘Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir’

Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John MuirWriter: Julie BertagnaArtist: William GoldsmithYosemite Conservancy; $17.99 One of the most challenging aspects of writing a biography must be deciding what to leave out. It must be doubly so when the subject has had a particularly long, full and influential life, one replete with compelling, must-tell anecdotes and an […]

Review: ‘Dracula, Starring Mickey Mouse’ and ‘Frankenstein, Starring Donald Duck’

Bruno Enna and Fabio Celoni cast Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck in Dracula and Frankenstein, the strongest offerings yet from the Dark Horse-published Disney adaptations of works of classic literature.

Review: Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children

My reading has been a bit morbid this summer. I finally finished the adaptation of Anne Frank’s Diary. I’ve read 2 accounts of the Japanese Internment. I’m in middle of a story about Nazi Saboteurs and to round it all out, I picked up another graphic novel about the Holocaust.

Review: ‘Science Comics: Bats, Learning to Fly’

First Second’s Science Comics line looks at the flying fuzzies that are anything but rodents; the Bat.

Review: Science Comics: Dogs, From Predator to Protector

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. A dog named Rudy is here to explain how and why that is.

Review: ‘Extraordinary: A Story of an Ordinary Princess’

Cartoonist Cassie Anderson’s charming fairy tale riff of a self-actualizing princess reveals that sometimes the best thing a fairy godmother can do for a young heroine is to just get out of her way.

Review: Anne Frank’s Diary: A Graphic Adaptation

Image of Book Cover Anne Frank's Diary A Graphic Adaptation

Anne Frank’s Diary is just one person’s account of the Holocaust, but it’s an account that many people can relate to.

Review: ‘Rocket to the Moon’

This summer, I’ve been enjoying reading the plethora of literature about space, space travel, and of course the famed 1969 Moon Landing. I’ve read picture books and chapter books, but one of my favorite reads, I haven’t yet shared with any of them!

Review: They Called Us Enemy

I have been looking forward to the publication of this graphic novel for a very long time. It did not disappoint in the least bit.