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Lumberjanes, Vol 1: Beware the Kitten Holy

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Wacky, action-packed camp adventures promote girl power.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

Changing the world one novel at a time

Excellent way to discuss how my kid feels about how a character said something or managed something. Full of real-life kid-experiences and language. Endless talking points to discuss with kids and plenty of action to keep even Amelia Earhart interested! Holy Harriet Tubman, these novels will change the world. Some monsters may scare kids under 8, but otherwise - excellent 8 year old read for boys and girls.
age 6+

Great book!

It is an amazing book!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (6):

With crazy humor and nearly nonstop action, this frenetic series of illustrated adventures spotlights five young girls at their spunky, take-charge best. The Lumberjanes aren't afraid of much (other than their strict cabin counselor, Jen), and they throw themselves at anything that threatens their summer together.

Authors Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis' writing is fast, clever, and engaging. Illustrator Brooke A Allen divides the story beats into panels brimming with intriguing details and choreographs the action scenes with gusto. So far, the plot doesn't make a whole lot of sense, feeling like just one crazy thing after another, but most readers won't quibble. They'll be ready for the next collected volume as soon as they can get their hands on a copy.

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