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November 7, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the forth and last book in the grotesque and wonderful Demon series, Demon Volume 4 by Jason Shiga. Reminder:  Jason’s four-volume epic is NOT for kids. SERIOUSLY. Demon follows Jimmy Yee, a man who cannot die, no matter how hard he tries. Although he’s seemingly immortal, Jimmy’s real super power is his brain. He’s Read the Rest…

November 7, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to Cici’s Journal by Joris Chamblain and Aurélie Neyret! Cici dreams of being a novelist. Her favorite subject: people, especially adults. She’s been watching them and taking notes. Cici’s Journal is interwoven with journal notes, scrapbook pieces, and doodles, Cici assembles clues about the odd and wonderful people she’s uncovered, even as she struggles to Read the Rest…

October 31, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Dogs by Andy Hirsch! In this volume we follow an adorable Cocker Jack named Rudy on a exciting trip to the dog park. There he introduces us to to his friends and works through key scientific principles from Gregory Mendel, Charles Darwin, and Dmitir Belyaev to explain dog taxonomy, Read the Rest…

October 24, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Head Games by Craig McDonald and Kevin Singles! Aging crime novelist Hector Lassiter thought that his adventures were long behind him. But then he’s delivered a treasure worth killing for: the skull of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. Join him as he makes a mad dash across the American southwest.! Originally published Read the Rest…

October 24, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Pele by Eddy Simon and Vincent Brascaglia! Known by his fans as “O Rei” (The King), Pelé is  widely regarded as the greatest soccer player of all time. But he’s more than just an athlete: he also traveled the world as goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Pelé is the living symbol of Read the Rest…

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…