Book Reviews

Class Act: New Kid, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Eighth-graders navigate race, class in savvy graphic novel.
By Jerry Craft
(2020)
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One Year at Ellsmere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing graphic novel about friendship and fitting in.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2020)
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When Stars Are Scattered Book Poster Image
age 10+
Uplifting graphic novel refugee tale inspires compassion.
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed
(2020)
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Go with the Flow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Spot-on graphic novel about periods, activism, friendship.
By Lily Williams, Karen Schneemann
(2020)
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Queen of the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave girl finds royal intrigue in detailed 1500s tale.
By Dylan Meconis
(2019)
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Sunny Rolls the Dice Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny graphic novel tale of friendship, '70s middle school.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2019)
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White Bird: A Wonder Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving WWII graphic novel has loss, offers hope for future.
By R.J. Palacio
(2019)
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Illegal Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Graphic novel paints harrowing picture of refugee crisis.
By Andrew Donkin, Eoin Colfer
(2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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Be Prepared Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Smart, funny account of summer camp discomfort.
By Vera Brosgol
(2018)
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Swing It, Sunny Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, affecting graphic novel shows power of positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2017)
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Fish Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Mermaid tries to escape captivity in gorgeous graphic novel.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2017)
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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky supergirl brings fun back to comic books.
By Ryan North
(2015)
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Lumberjanes, Vol 1: Beware the Kitten Holy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wacky, action-packed camp adventures promote girl power.
By Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters
(2015)
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