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August 15, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to Crafty Cat and the Crafty Camp Crisis by Charise Mericle Harper! This is the second volume in a hilarious, charming, and sweet new graphic novel trilogy about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation. Each volume includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities. It’s the perfect Read the Rest…

July 18, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to the third book in the grotesque and wonderful Demon series, Demon Volume 3 by Jason Shiga. Reminder:  Jason’s four-volume epic is NOT for kids. SERIOUSLY. Demon follows Jimmy Yee, a man who cannot die, no matter how hard he tries. Although he’s seemingly immortal, Jimmy’s real super power is his brain. He’s a highly Read the Rest…

July 11, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Pigs Might Fly by Nick Abadzis and Jerel Dye. Magic and science clash in a world where highly evolved pigs fight their mortal enemies, the warthogs, for dominion of the skies! Make sure to pick up this graphic novel and join the genius daughter of the renowned inventor Hercules, Lily, as Read the Rest…

June 27, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Making Scents by Arthur Yorinks, Shelli Paroline, and Braden Lamb! Dive your nose right into this heartfelt and beautifully drawn graphic novel for young readers about Mickey, a boy whose dog-loving parents raised him as if he were a dog. But when a tragic accident leaves Mickey an orphan, he must Read the Rest…

June 20, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to The Big Bad Fox by Benjamin Renner! In this sweet barnyard adventure, an incompetent fox tries unsuccessfully to terrorize chickens, and instead becomes the “mommy” of three adopted chicks. With its beautifully rendered in watercolor, The Big Bad Fox is a hilarious and surprisingly tender parable about parenthood that’s sure to Read the Rest…

May 23, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Flying Machines by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks! In this volume we follow the famous aviators, the Wright Brothers, from their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, to the fields of North Carolina where they planned to make their famous flights. This is the fifth of the Science Comics, an Read the Rest…

May 16, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the adult fantasy graphic novel, Shattered Warrior, by Sharon Shinn and Molly Knoxt Ostertag. Colleen Cavanaugh’s home world wis ruled by Derichets, a tyrannical alien race bent on exploiting the planet’s mineral resources.Most of her family died in the war, and she now lives alone in the city. Aside from her Read the Rest…

May 2, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the funny, charming, and perceptive middle grade graphic novel Real Friends, by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham! Following little Shannon’s life from kindergarten through fifth grade, Real Friends captures the emotional roller coaster ride of friendship, from navigating the tricky waters of cliques and bullies to her never-ending struggle to stay Read the Rest…

May 2, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the stunning sci-fi graphic novel, Spill Zone, by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland. When an other-worldly event destroys the small city of Poughkeepsie and kills Addison’s parents, she has to find a way to take care of her mute little sister, Lexa, and herself. In order to make money, she travels into Read the Rest…

April 11, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to The Amazing Crafty Cat by Charise Mericle Harper! This is the first volume in a hilarious, charming, and sweet new graphic novel trilogy about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation. Each volume includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities. It’s the perfect book Read the Rest…