March 12, 2015
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot—and two ordinary children on a mission. Clever, poignant and hugely engaging.
September 27, 2014
I highly recommend Raina Telgemeier’s three graphic novels Sisters, Drama and Smile. They are full of heart, humor and cringe-worthy childhood memories many of us can relate to. Smile and Sisters are an autobiographical companion set about Raina’s 1980’s bay area childhood perfect for ages 10 and up. Drama has a tad more mature themes and is great for middle schoolers on up.
April 9, 2013
This is Hannah, and those are her hands, Sadie and Ratz. Sometimes they behave like wild beasts! …especially when her pesky 4-year-old brother is around.
An entertaining read and a great way to teach impulse control to little ones.
April 5, 2013
Summer has a magic all its own in Elizabeth Enright’s story of two children and their discovery of a ghostly lakeside resort. Truly gorgeous prose.
July 18, 2012
Cousin Joan cannot get a moment’s peace to read — young Rosa and Willy will not stop their sibling bickering! They finally settle down when Joan tells them some stories about two little alligators who fight just the same.