Category Archives: Graphic novel

The Birth of Kitaro by Shigeru Mizuki

        The Birth of Kitaro by Shigeru Mizuki, translated by Zack Davisson. Drawn & Quarterly, 2016. 9781770462281 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Fantasy/horror What did you like about … Continue reading

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Cici’s Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-in-Training by Joris Chamblain and Aurélie Neyret

 Cici’s Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-in-Training by Joris Chamblain and Aurélie Neyret. Translated by Carol Klio Burrell. First Second, 2017.  9781626722484 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did … Continue reading

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I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina, illustrated by Stacey Robinson & John Jennings

         I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina, illustrated by Stacey Robinson & John Jennings. Forward by Bryan Stevenson. Tu Books, 2017. 9781620142639 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  … Continue reading

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Buenas noches, Planeta by Liniers

   Buenas noches, Planeta by Liniers. Toon, 2017. 9781943145218 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? A little girl has a busy day playing with … Continue reading

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Cast No Shadow by Nick Tapalansky and Anissa Espinosa

   Cast No Shadow by Nick Tapalansky and Anissa Espinosa. First Second, 2017. 9781596438774 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Paranormal romance What did you like about the book? In a town … Continue reading

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Anna & Froga: Completely Bubu by Anouk Ricard

  Anna & Froga: Completely Bubu by Anouk Ricard, translated by Helge Dascher. Enfant (Drawn & Quarterly), 2017. 9781770462922 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Graphic humor What did you like about … Continue reading

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Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

     Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani, First Second, 2017. 9781626720879 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Pri lives with her Mom in California, but India … Continue reading

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