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October 10, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Cast No Shadow by Nick Tapalansky and Anissa Espinosa! Greg is new to Lancaster, but he can already tell things aren’t all right in this quiet, gloomy little town. When Greg finds a creepy abandoned house in the center of town, he thinks maybe he’s getting closer to Lancaster’s secret. But Read the Rest…

October 10, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Cucumber Quest: The Doughnut Kingdom by Gigi D.G.! Join nerdy magician Cucumber and his feisty knight-in-training little sister, Almond, as they set out to retrieve the Dream Sword, the only weapon powerful enough to defeat Evil Queen Cordelia’s Nightmare Knight. Cucumber Quest: The Doughnut Kingdom is the first of a series of Read the Rest…

October 3, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani! Pashmina is heartfelt young adult graphic novel about an Indian-American teen’s attempt to reconnect with her mother’s homeland through a magical pashmina shawl. Follow Pri as she realizes that the India of her imagination is not like the real india, and as she learns the truth to he Read the Rest…

October 3, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to the newest book from Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes’ awesome Secret Coders series, Robots & Repeats! In this forth volume, Robots & Repeats, Dr. One-Zero has added a new class to Stately Academy’s curriculum. But in “Advanced Chemistry,” they only teach one lesson: how to make Green Pop! While their classmates are manufacturing Read the Rest…

September 26, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to The Dam Keeper by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi! Based on the Oscar-nominated animated short film of the same name, The Dam Keeper is a lush, vibrantly drawn story about a young pig who is burdened with saving his village. Pig is the dam keeper: he maintains the ingenious machine that keeps the deadly Read the Rest…

September 19, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to The Hunting Accident by David L. Carlson and Landis Blair! As a child, Charlie Rizzo had been told that his father lost his vision in a hunting accident. It wasn’t until Charlie found himself in a jail cell for his petty crimes that he learned the truth. Matt Rizzo was Read the Rest…

September 12, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Castle in the Stars: The Space Race of 1869! What if man journeyed into space in 1869, not 1969? In beautiful , steampunk graphic novelCastle in the Stars: The Space Race of 1869, we follow Séraphin and his father who build a fantastical ethership to explore the skies. We summon you to Read the Rest…

September 12, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to Spinning by Tillie Walden! Figure skating was Tillie Walden’s life. She woke before dawn for morning lessons, went straight to group practice after school, and spent weekends competing in glitter and tights. But as her interests evolve, from her growing passion for art to a first love realized with a Read the Rest…

September 5, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to Ben Hatke’s Mighty Jack and the Goblin King, the final volume of two in a modern-day graphic novel retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk. Mighty Jack and the Goblin King continues the vivid, warm, and sensitive epic fairytale adventure its prequel started. In this volume, the garden behind Jack’s house has gone wild with creatures set Read the Rest…

August 29, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Plagues by Falynn Koch! In this volume we get to know the critters behind history’s worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity’s ability to contain and treat disease.