Category Archives: Graphic non-fiction

Putin’s Russia: The Rise of a Dictator by Darryl Cunningham

Putin’s Russia: The Rise of a Dictator by Darryl Cunningham. Drawn & Quarterly, 2022. 9781770465046 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Paperback graphic novel What did you like about the book? The rise of Putin, … Continue reading

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History of Western Art in Comics, Part Two: From the Renaissance to Modern Art by Marion Augustin,  illustrated by Bruno Heitz

History of Western Art in Comics, Part Two: From the Renaissance to Modern Art by Marion Augustin,  illustrated by Bruno Heitz, translated by George L. Newman. Holiday House, c2017, 2021. 9780823446476 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Whales: Diving Into the Unknown (Science Comics) by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Casey Zakroff

Whales: Diving Into the Unknown (Science Comics) by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Casey Zakroff, art by Pat Lewis. First Second, 2021. 9781250228383 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback, nonfiction graphic novel  What did … Continue reading

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Cold War Correspondent by Nathan Hale

Cold War Correspondent (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales # 11), by Nathan Hale, Amulet Press, an imprint of Abrams 2021. 9781419749513 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like … Continue reading

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Athena: Goddess of Wisdom and War – Imogen and Isabel Greenberg

Athena: Goddess of Wisdom and War – Imogen and Isabel Greenberg, Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams, (9781419748592), 2021 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Genre: Mythology What did you like … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Poo, a Gnu, and You: A Laugh-Out-Loud Guide to Life on Earth by Mike Barfield, illustrated by Jess Bradley

A Day in the Life of a Poo, a Gnu, and You: A Laugh-Out-Loud Guide to Life on Earth by Mike Barfield, illustrated by Jess Bradley. Aladdin, 2021. 9781534467217 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Sylvie by Sylvie Kantorovitz

Sylvie by Sylvie Kantorovitz.  Walker Books US, 9781536207620, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Nonfiction – Memoir What did you like about the book? Kantorovitz takes readers through her early life in France as she navigates life … 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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Black Heroes of the Wild West – James Otis Smith, Introduction by Kadir Nelson

 Black Heroes of the Wild West – James Otis Smith, Introduction by Kadir Nelson, Toon Graphics, (9781943145515), 2020 Format: Hardcover graphic Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ What did you like about the book? A … Continue reading

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How I Survived Four Nights on the Ice – Serapio Ittusardjuat; illustrated by Matthew K. Hoddy

   How I Survived Four Nights on the Ice – Serapio Ittusardjuat; illustrated by Matthew K. Hoddy, Inhabit Media; (9781772272727), 2020 Format: hardcover graphic nonfiction Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  nonfiction What did … Continue reading

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