Posts Tagged: First Second

Kindness and Creativity Save the Day In “Crafty Cat and the Great Butterfly Battle”

Birdie and Anya both want to be the butterfly in the school play about insects. The problem is, there can only be one butterfly. Anya insists on playing the butterfly and Birdie agrees to be the caterpillar. Birdie has an

Kindness and Creativity Save the Day In “Crafty Cat and the Great Butterfly Battle”

Birdie and Anya both want to be the butterfly in the school play about insects. The problem is, there can only be one butterfly. Anya insists on playing the butterfly and Birdie agrees to be the caterpillar. Birdie has an

“Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World” Brings Dozens of Pioneers, Bad Asses and Leaders to Life

From the moment you see the candy-colored cover with bold lettering and design, you know that Brazen by Pénélope Bagieu is something special. Pick it up and you’ll feel an appealing texture and see the appealing glossy spots that highlight

“Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World” Brings Dozens of Pioneers, Bad Asses and Leaders to Life

From the moment you see the candy-colored cover with bold lettering and design, you know that Brazen by Pénélope Bagieu is something special. Pick it up and you’ll feel an appealing texture and see the appealing glossy spots that highlight

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

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

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

Book Review: “Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling” is a Smashing, Swashbuckling Graphic Novel Success

We open to a scene in Portugal. Mister Selim, Delilah’s companion is creating a fiery distraction for her courageous rescue attempt. Twenty four pages of action, swoops, sword play and fire follow, welcoming readers to the latest adventure of Delilah

Book Review: “Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling” is a Smashing, Swashbuckling Graphic Novel Success

We open to a scene in Portugal. Mister Selim, Delilah’s companion is creating a fiery distraction for her courageous rescue attempt. Twenty four pages of action, swoops, sword play and fire follow, welcoming readers to the latest adventure of Delilah

“The Shadow Hero” by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew Brings the Golden Age Comics Back to Life

The Shadow Hero is a grand undertaking by acclaimed artist and author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Sonny Liew. In the 1940’s, known as the Golden Age of comics, unknown cartoonist Chu Hing created a World war II superhero named

“The Shadow Hero” by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew Brings the Golden Age Comics Back to Life

The Shadow Hero is a grand undertaking by acclaimed artist and author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Sonny Liew. In the 1940’s, known as the Golden Age of comics, unknown cartoonist Chu Hing created a World war II superhero named