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Allergic | Review

Allergic is a story about a girl’s struggle to find a dog that won’t leave her in sneezing fits, but it’s also a story about fitting in.

Classic Backlist & Readalikes for Kids

In the comic book industry, individual creators—writers, illustrators, inkers, letterers, colorists, and everyone else involved in bringing new, immersive art to life—can become popular celebrities with a single commercial success or major award recognition. Many well-known creators have their own fandoms who will stand in line for hours at signings; overflow large conference rooms at […]

Graphic Medicine for Kids & Teens

The term graphic medicine was coined by Dr. Ian Williams—comics artist, physician, and editor of graphicmedicine.org—to “denote the role that comics can play in the study and delivery of healthcare.”

Historical Fact or Fiction?

With American politics in the throes of a divisive election and a never-ending, unprecedented news cycle, intense focus has been given to every new development for at least fifteen minutes.

You’re Not Alone in Feeling Alone

“Honestly, I think learning loss is the least of our worries. It’s essential to give them space to talk about how they are feeling. If things are falling apart, we have to take care of them rather than push on with a lesson.” —”In This Together: School Librarians Help Address Learning Loss, Upheaval,” SLJ It’s […]

Review: Nat Enough

Nat Enough Book Cover

A middle-school story with a good dose of humor, ‘Nat Enough’ is a story about making friends, losing friends, and finding your own voice.

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: Mech Cadet Yu

Though I read these volumes out of order, I really enjoyed the stories. This series is quite different than my “normal” reading, but I’m always thrilled when I can enjoy a title that will be a perfect fit for the boys who come to the library. (And girls too… But this will be an easy sell to the boys.)

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…

Review: New Kid

I heard Colby Sharp call The New Kid the best graphic novel (so far) of 2019. And I agree.