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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.

Review: ‘Share Your Smile’

Raina Telgemeier’s new book is an interactive journal encouraging readers to tell their own stories in comic format.

‘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 […]