Category Archives: Books + Comic Books

“A Storm Called Katrina” Uses the Picture Book Format to Document a Boy and His Family’s Escape From the New Orleans Disaster

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ The paintings are the real strength of the 2011 Picture book A Storm Called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg and illustrated by Colin Bootman. A

“A Storm Called Katrina” Uses the Picture Book Format to Document a Boy and His Family’s Escape From the New Orleans Disaster

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ The paintings are the real strength of the 2011 Picture book A Storm Called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg and illustrated by Colin Bootman. A

“Zane and the Hurricane” Imagines One Boy’s Perspective on Living Through Hurricane Katrina

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ Tackling  a historical, national event is a daunting task for any author. Make it an event from recent history and the difficulty increases. Now

“Zane and the Hurricane” Imagines One Boy’s Perspective on Living Through Hurricane Katrina

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ Tackling  a historical, national event is a daunting task for any author. Make it an event from recent history and the difficulty increases. Now

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans” is a Glorious, Gory, True Crime, Horror, Graphic Novel

Unbeknownst to me, Author and Illustrator Rick Geary has been producing a series of glorious true crime graphic novels since the 1980's. His first series, A Treasury of Victorian Murders included volumes on Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, H.H. Holmes

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans” is a Glorious, Gory, True Crime, Horror, Graphic Novel

Unbeknownst to me, Author and Illustrator Rick Geary has been producing a series of glorious true crime graphic novels since the 1980's. His first series, A Treasury of Victorian Murders included volumes on Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, H.H. Holmes

“Lucía the Luchadora” is the Best Kind of Book About the Best Superhero

Lucía the Luchadora is the powerhouse debut picture book of author Cynthia Leonor Garza, and illustrator Alyssa Bermudez. It reinforces that girls can equal and surpass boys in sport, encourages compassion and helping others, all while being a heaping ton

“Lucía the Luchadora” is the Best Kind of Book About the Best Superhero

Lucía the Luchadora is the powerhouse debut picture book of author Cynthia Leonor Garza, and illustrator Alyssa Bermudez. It reinforces that girls can equal and surpass boys in sport, encourages compassion and helping others, all while being a heaping ton

“This is What a Librarian Looks Like” Celebrates Libraries and All Who Love Them

With an assortment of photographs, essays and quotes this book gives faces and voices to some of the millions of Americans who work at, run and utilize our libraries. The book features public, private, academic and every other kind of library

“This is What a Librarian Looks Like” Celebrates Libraries and All Who Love Them

With an assortment of photographs, essays and quotes this book gives faces and voices to some of the millions of Americans who work at, run and utilize our libraries. The book features public, private, academic and every other kind of library

“The Big Bad Fox” is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. The Big Bad Fox manages to find a new tale to tell with slapstick bravado. Author,

“The Big Bad Fox” is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. The Big Bad Fox manages to find a new tale to tell with slapstick bravado. Author,

Series of Kids Books Answers the Who, What Where Questions for Kids

What Are the Galapagos Islands? Where is the Eiffel Tower? Who Was Harriet Tubman? Answer these questions and dozens more in this fun, smart series of books. They’re well researched and written in simple concise language that appeals to young

Series of Kids Books Answers the Who, What Where Questions for Kids

What Are the Galapagos Islands? Where is the Eiffel Tower? Who Was Harriet Tubman? Answer these questions and dozens more in this fun, smart series of books. They’re well researched and written in simple concise language that appeals to young