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May 23, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Flying Machines by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks! In this volume we follow the famous aviators, the Wright Brothers, from their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, to the fields of North Carolina where they planned to make their famous flights. This is the fifth of the Science Comics, an Read the Rest…

May 16, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the adult fantasy graphic novel, Shattered Warrior, by Sharon Shinn and Molly Knoxt Ostertag. Colleen Cavanaugh’s home world wis ruled by Derichets, a tyrannical alien race bent on exploiting the planet’s mineral resources.Most of her family died in the war, and she now lives alone in the city. Aside from her Read the Rest…

May 2, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the funny, charming, and perceptive middle grade graphic novel Real Friends, by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham! Following little Shannon’s life from kindergarten through fifth grade, Real Friends captures the emotional roller coaster ride of friendship, from navigating the tricky waters of cliques and bullies to her never-ending struggle to stay Read the Rest…

May 2, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the stunning sci-fi graphic novel, Spill Zone, by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland. When an other-worldly event destroys the small city of Poughkeepsie and kills Addison’s parents, she has to find a way to take care of her mute little sister, Lexa, and herself. In order to make money, she travels into Read the Rest…

April 11, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to The Amazing Crafty Cat by Charise Mericle Harper! This is the first volume in a hilarious, charming, and sweet new graphic novel trilogy about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation. Each volume includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities. It’s the perfect book Read the Rest…

April 4, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the second book of the Nameless City series by Faith Erin Hicks, The Stone Heart! This thrilling continuation of the series is jam-packed with adventure! Kaidu and Rat now have to deal with conflicts within the Dao nation and a possible war. To make matters worse, Kaidu finds a formula for a Read the Rest…

March 21, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the funny and upbeat Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence. Being the ‘new kid’ is tough. Especially when you are a girl like Avani who’d rather go on an adventure instead of doing makeovers and talking about boys. But all is well when Avani gets abducted by aliens and finally finds the one Read the Rest…

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

Happy book birthday to the newest book from Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes’ awesome Secret Coders series, Secrets & Sequences! In this third volume, Secrets & Sequences, the gang continues trying to unravel their school’s mysterious past. And when they thought all they needed to worry about was Principle Dean, it turns out he doesn’t compare to their true enemy: Professor Read the Rest…

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

Happy book birthday to California Dreamin’ by Pénélope Bagieu! Dive into this beautifully drawn graphic novel about an unlikely candidate for stardom, the folk scene in NYC’s village, and one of the most bizarre and dysfunctional groups of people to ever come together to make music. It’s Mama Cass as you’ve never known her, in Read the Rest…

February 28, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Bats by Falynn Koch! In this ultrasonic volume, Falynn Koch introduces us to a remarkable but misunderstood flying mammal: the bat! This is the  fourth of the Science Comics, an action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers. Make sure to pick it up!