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Fish Girl

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Mermaid tries to escape captivity in gorgeous graphic novel.

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Gorgeous underwater visuals distinguish this understated tale of a young woman testing the boundaries of freedom. Fish Girl moves at a measured pace, relishing small moments rather than outsized gestures. David Wiesner's detailed, immersive art may be the big draw for many readers, but Donna Jo Napoli's script is sensitive and involving. Anyone who dreams of living under the sea will be captivated by this unusual graphic novel.

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