Parents' Guide to

Lowriders in Space, Book 1

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Cars in space, pretty much a home run

This is a cute book, but a detail oriented kid might get hung up on the fantasy aspect of going into space and some of the factual inaccuracies about things like the black hole.

This title has:

Educational value
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

LOWRIDERS IN SPACE roars with high-octane energy, in both the artwork and the prose. The story is far from realistic, but it conveys a well-grounded love of Latino culture, cars, and astronomy. Every panel by artist Raul the Third brims with detail, and author Cathy Camp devises funny dialogue that wittily mixes English and Spanish slang.

Fast, funny, and frenetic, this graphic novel will captivate reluctant readers and leave them hankering for the next volume in the cartoon saga.

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