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Comics as Introspection

I don’t know why, but when I was younger, autobiographies were boring. Perhaps it was because the rare autobiographies available to children were all those of early leaders in a pre-digital age, but it seemed to me that daily life … Continue reading

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Brave

If you need a little bit of a pep me up or something to bolster your spirits as you prepare to take on the brand new challenge of middle school, I think I may have found something for you. The … Continue reading

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Around the World

Move over, Phineas Fogg – there are some new adventurers in town and this time, all of their adventures are true! In the 19th century, Jules Verne’s book Around the World in Eighty Days and other such novels inspired generations to look … Continue reading

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The Adventures of a Writer in Training

When Cici grows up, she’s going to be a writer, she just knows it. In fact, she’s started brainstorming images in her head right now! Cici’s got a nose for a good story, whether it’sabout the people in the small town … Continue reading

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Mighty Jack

Once upon a time, a poor boy sold a cow for a handful of beans. A beanstalk grew. A giant fell. And they all lived happily ever after. Or did they?  Because this is not the fairytale you thought you … Continue reading

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Cleopatra in Space

What do you get when you take one of the most famous characters in history and mash it up with science fiction? Cleopatra in Space!  The first graphic novel in the series introduces us to our spunky heroine, depicting her discovery … Continue reading

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The Nameless City

I recently picked up this graphic novel at our local library. I didn’t expect to like it and was hesitant to get it, but when I finally read it, I was richly rewarded. Kaidu has just come to the great … Continue reading

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A Wrinkle In Time – A Graphic Novel

Mrs. Whatsit said breathlessly,”Oh, my darlings, I’m sorry to say we don’t have time to say good-by to you properly. You see, we have too-”  But they never learned what it was that Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which … Continue reading

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