Category Archives: graphic novels

Book Recommendation – FLAMER

Title: Flamer Author and Illustrator : Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Sept 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: bullying, homophobia, racism, fat-phobia, scout camp, coming of age, Asian-Americans, body positivity, religion, fighting parents Genre: Graphic Novel, fiction Synopsis: It’s the summer between middle school … Continue reading

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2020 – New Kid

I had already written this post before Monday’s wonderful news that for the first time in history a graphic novel, NEW KID, had won this year’s Newbery Medal. Congratulations, Jerry Kraft. And Jerry created this year’s Multicultural Children’s Book Day … Continue reading

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Mary’s Monster – Book Recommendation

Title: Mary’s Monster-Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created FRANKENSTEIN Author & Illustrator: Lita Judge Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2018 Ages: 12+ Genre: Graphic novel in verse/biography Themes: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, Pierce B Shelley, Lord Byron, female authors, gothic literature, feminism, catharsis, … Continue reading

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