Book Reviews

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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The Cardboard Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids make up own brave adventures in fun tale of free play.
By Chad Sell
(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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The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel parodies fantasy gaming with skill, affection.
By Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy
(2018)
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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lively, inspiring mini-bios of women who made a difference.
By Penelope Bagieu
(2018)
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The Cobalt Prince: 5 Worlds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
New dangers, unexpected allies enliven galactic quest.
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel
(2018)
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Potions & Parameters: Secret Coders, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Hint of romance in funny, high-energy graphic novel.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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Waking the Monsters: Hilo Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gina steps up in fun-filled, action-packed volume.
By Judd Winick
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Speak: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-hitting tale of sexual assault and its aftermath.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2018)
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I Am Alfonso Jones Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful graphic novel explores police brutality.
By Tony Medina
(2017)
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Bolivar Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful story of misunderstood dinosaur in big city.
By Sean Rubin
(2017)
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The Witch Boy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sensitive fantasy graphic novel explores gender roles.
By Molly Ostertag
(2017)
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Piper Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, violent retelling of creepy legend has gorgeous art.
By Jay Asher, Jessica Freeburg
(2017)
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Out from Boneville: Bone, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Now-classic comics saga gets off to a rousing start.
By Jeff Smith
(2005)
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Robots & Repeats: Secret Coders, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heavy on the coding, lighter on the action this time.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2017)
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Pashmina Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-hearted graphic novel explores Indian culture.
By Nidhi Chanani
(2017)
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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King: Mighty Jack, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling end hints at more adventures for brave friends.
By Ben Hatke
(2017)
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