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Review: I Survived. The Graphic Novel

I Survived Book Cover

I have a confession to make. I have not read any of the I Survived series. In fact, for a very long time, I resisted buying them for my library, because I thought they were young a little young for middle school. But I caved due to the number of students asking if we had the series. If they asked for it, I thought it would be a good idea to have it. Today, there are many joyous faces when the students find a copy on the library shelves. So when I heard there was a graphic novel adaptation and then got my very own preview, I was thrilled to get a taste of the book.

News: Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel Series Expands

Six more Baby-Sitters Club books and a spinoff series are on the way.

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.

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 […]