Posts Tagged: book review

“Nimona” is a Fiesty Whirlwild of Adventure, Romance and Humor in a Medieval Sci-Fi Setting.

Author and Illustrator Noelle Stevenson has succeeded at the complex feat of creating a story that is at once familiar and completely original. Her writing is comfortable but unexpected. The characters resemble tropes but then far supersede them. There is

“Nimona” is a Fiesty Whirlwild of Adventure, Romance and Humor in a Medieval Sci-Fi Setting.

Author and Illustrator Noelle Stevenson has succeeded at the complex feat of creating a story that is at once familiar and completely original. Her writing is comfortable but unexpected. The characters resemble tropes but then far supersede them. There is

“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

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

Bats: Learning to Fly is the New, Non-Fiction Graphic Novel That Every Children’s Library Needs

Bats: Learning to Fly is the latest triumph in the fabulous science graphic novel series, Science Comics. Each title introduces young readers to a different topic which is well researched, vetted and approved by a scientific expert. Little Brown Bat

Bats: Learning to Fly is the New, Non-Fiction Graphic Novel That Every Children’s Library Needs

Bats: Learning to Fly is the latest triumph in the fabulous science graphic novel series, Science Comics. Each title introduces young readers to a different topic which is well researched, vetted and approved by a scientific expert. Little Brown Bat

Demon Vol. 2 by Jason Shiga is Gruesome, Demented Fun

* This graphic novel is NOT FOR KIDS. It is meant for mature audiences…who like gory stuff.* Having never read Volume 1 of Demon, I was expecting to have a bit of an issue sinking into Volume 2. Instead, I

Demon Vol. 2 by Jason Shiga is Gruesome, Demented Fun

* This graphic novel is NOT FOR KIDS. It is meant for mature audiences…who like gory stuff.* Having never read Volume 1 of Demon, I was expecting to have a bit of an issue sinking into Volume 2. Instead, I