Entries Tagged as 'graphic novel'

White Bird: A Wonder Story

March 6th, 2020 · 1 Comment · Books

Children’s and middle grade literature often provides nuance and backstory to “villains.” R.J. Palacio’s WONDER follow up, “The Julian Chapter,” was no exception as it provided reasons if not excuses for Julian’s treatment of Auggie. R.J. Palacio’s WHITE BIRD: A WONDER STORY continues the story that was hinted at in “The Julian Chapter” via Julian’s […]

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The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo: The Monster Mall

September 10th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The Monster Mall is a worthy second installment to The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo series. Author and illustrator Drew Weing expands the world of Echo City with adventures via the subway, a moped, and checking out new neighborhoods. And while the variety of “monsters” isn’t as wide as in the […]

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Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter

May 23rd, 2018 · 5 Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD Shark Week doesn’t come around until mid-July, but the magnificent Science Comics line has a new book out to tide us over. Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter, by Joe Flood, is entertaining, informative, surprising, and its environmental call to action will inspire young readers to pay attention to sharks as co-habitants of Earth […]

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