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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.

August 15, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to Crafty Cat and the Crafty Camp Crisis by Charise Mericle Harper! This is the second 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 Read the Rest…

July 18, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to the third book in the grotesque and wonderful Demon series, Demon Volume 3 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 a highly Read the Rest…

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

Happy book birthday to Pigs Might Fly by Nick Abadzis and Jerel Dye. Magic and science clash in a world where highly evolved pigs fight their mortal enemies, the warthogs, for dominion of the skies! Make sure to pick up this graphic novel and join the genius daughter of the renowned inventor Hercules, Lily, as Read the Rest…

June 27, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Making Scents by Arthur Yorinks, Shelli Paroline, and Braden Lamb! Dive your nose right into this heartfelt and beautifully drawn graphic novel for young readers about Mickey, a boy whose dog-loving parents raised him as if he were a dog. But when a tragic accident leaves Mickey an orphan, he must Read the Rest…

June 20, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to The Big Bad Fox by Benjamin Renner! In this sweet barnyard adventure, an incompetent fox tries unsuccessfully to terrorize chickens, and instead becomes the “mommy” of three adopted chicks. With its beautifully rendered in watercolor, The Big Bad Fox is a hilarious and surprisingly tender parable about parenthood that’s sure to Read the Rest…