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Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth: Hilo, Book 1

By Kyle Jackson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun graphic novel about Earth adventures of boy from space.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

he need to read.

age 6+

Son loved it

Son loved this in kindergarten. Needed a little help with the reading. The books do get darker and scarier the farther you go in the series, and morality issues become more complex.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Relatable and multiethnic characters, vivid illustrations, and relentless action make this vibrant graphic novel "outstanding," as Hilo would say (that's his favorite adjective, for some reason). The friendships are genuine, the battles are gripping, and the chatter is snappy and entertaining, leaving readers wanting more -- which they can get in Book 2, Hilo: Saving the Whole Wide World. Kids will love the humor, heart, and sci-fi elements that make this a great comic adventure.

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