Category Archives: Graphic biography

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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Hawking – by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Leland Myrick

   Hawking – by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Leland Myrick, First Second, 9781626720251, 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?  Feels like quality! … Continue reading

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Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids by Elizabeth Haidle

   Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids by Elizabeth Haidle, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9781328801531, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book: “What makes a … Continue reading

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Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso

Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow (The Center for Cartoon Studies Presents) by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso, with an introduction by Gerald Early. Disney/Jump at the Sun, 2019. 2nd hardcover ed. 9781368022323 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or … Continue reading

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Lost Soul, Be at Peace – written and illustrated by Maggie Thrash

      Lost Soul, Be at Peace – written and illustrated by Maggie Thrash, Candlewick Press, 9780763694197, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  Three years after the publication of Honor Girl, … Continue reading

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