Entries Tagged as 'Adventure'

Mighty Jack

September 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD As big fans of the Zita the Spacegirl series, as well as Little Robot, our entire family was excited to receive Ben Hatke’s new graphic novel, Mighty Jack. I’d read that it was loosely based on Jack & The Beanstalk, but from the first page it was clear the story had a life of its own. […]

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Catching the Wild Waiyuuzee

March 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Catching the Wild Waiyuuzee is filled with energy and joy and wonderful imagination. Author Rita Williams-Garcia, widely known for her Young Adult novels, creates a story that is great fun to read, and children will enjoy the rhythmic onomatopoeic words used throughout. The illustrations are as wild as the story, full of […]

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Hilda and the Bird Parade

April 25th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I would consider myself a fan of sequential art and storytelling through and through but my passion for the medium ebbs and flows. I believe in comic books, I believe that beautiful and powerful stories can and do come in that form, but when I say that Hilda and the Bird […]

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Awesome Dawson

April 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN The words “reduce, reuse and recycle” have served as the battle cry of environmentalists for years and are worthy concepts to teach to the youngest of children, but how? One way is to show them through action: recycling cans, bottles, and paper products; reusing plastic bags and containers; and purchasing items […]

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