Category Archives: Graphic biography

Perfect Example – written & illustrated by John Porcellino

      Perfect Example – written & illustrated by John Porcellino, Drawn and Quarterly, 9781770464681, 2021 (originally published in 2000)  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback Genre: Graphic novel/memoir What did you like about … Continue reading

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Displacement – written and illustrated by Kiku Hughes

  Displacement – written and illustrated by Kiku Hughes, First Second, 9781250193544, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Graphic novel What did you like about the book?  In this semi-autobiographical memoir/time travel … Continue reading

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I am Anne Frank – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

 I am Anne Frank – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9780525555940 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: picture book biography  What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist – written and illustrated by Adrian Tomine

   The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist – written and illustrated by Adrian Tomine, Drawn & Quarterly, 9781770463950, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Graphic novel (?); it’s designed to look like a Moleskine … Continue reading

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Marvin: Based on The Way I Was by Marvin Hamlisch – Ian David Marsden

  Marvin: Based on The Way I Was by Marvin Hamlisch – Ian David Marsden, Schiffer Kids, (9780764359040), 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Graphic Novel/Biography What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Palimpsest: Documents from a Korean Adoption – Lisa Wool-Rim Sjoblom

    Palimpsest: Documents from a Korean Adoption – Lisa Wool-Rim Sjoblom, Drawn & Quarterly, (9781770463301), 2019 Format:  Paperback Genre: Graphic Biography Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you like about the book?  The … Continue reading

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Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre – written and illustrated by Glynnis Fawkes

    Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre – written and illustrated by Glynnis Fawkes, Disney-Hyperion, 9781368023290, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Biography (Graphic Novel format) What did you like about the book?  Author and illustrator Glynnis Fawkes explores Charlotte … Continue reading

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Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi

 Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi, Disney Hyperion, 9781368022316, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Graphic novel, biography What did you like about the book?  This biography focuses … Continue reading

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To Dance (Special Edition) by Siena Cherson Siegel, artwork by Mark Siegel

 To Dance (Special Edition) by Siena Cherson Siegel, artwork by Mark Siegel, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2019, 9781481486637 Format: Hardcover Graphic Novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Memoir What did you like about … Continue reading

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They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott, art by Harmony Becker

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott, art by Harmony Becker. Top Shelf, 2019. 9781603094504 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Actor and activist George … Continue reading

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