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Middle School. The Worst Years of My Life.

Stargazing by Jen Wang

Esther Keller looks at five graphic novels about navigating the highs and lows of middle school.

Review: Science Comics: Cats, Nature and Nurture

First Second’s line of Science Comics looks at the not-so-humble cat, from prehistory to the domestic breeds of today.

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: ‘The Breakaways’

Cathy G. Johnson introduces a diverse cast of middle-school soccer players who learn that you don’t necessarily need to play a sport to be a team in this engaging graphic novel.

Interview: George O’Connor

Esther Keller talks to George O’Connor as his Olympians series draws to a close.

Coming Attractions: Graphic Novels at Book Expo 2019

Sunny Rolls the Dice

NYC Book Expo 2019 has come to a close. And while it ran for 3 days, piggybacked by Book Con, at the Jacob Javitz center in NYC, I was only able to attend 1 day. I would have surely enjoyed another day, and would have probably seen so much more, but I thoroughly enjoyed my time there and came home with piles of books to read.

Books in Brief: A Hodgepodge

Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story

I’ve been reading such a Hodge Podge of books. There’s no rhyme or reason to what I’m reading. There are review copies coming to my doorstep that interest me and books arriving in new shipments and books I hear about finally available at the library. So here’s a few random titles…

Third Star Scouts Book Announced

Star Scouts: The Invasion of the Scuttlebots

A new Star Scouts book is coming later this year to finish the series.

Next Maker Comics Cover Fan Activities

Maker Comics logo

Two new Maker Comics are coming this fall from First Second.