Book Review: The Giver (Graphic Novel) Adapted by P. Craig Russell

Tweet Both of my daughters loved reading Lois Lowry’s The Giver, a story of a future world where only one person in society takes on the role of keeper, the person who remembers what life used to be like when … Continue reading

Book Review: Science Comics The Brain by Tory Woollcott

Tweet If your middle-schoolers are interested in how the body works, then they’ll probably love the new title in the Science Comics series called The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine by Tory Woollcott and Alex Graudins. The graphic novel format, … Continue reading

Book Review: Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

Tweet In a future world where a new Ice Age has sent humans onto spaceships orbiting Earth, Stella Ainsley is an orphan looking for a better life. Part-time teacher, part-time engineer, she finds employment as a governess to one child … Continue reading

Book Review: Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes

Tweet Hopper hates starting at a new school, particularly because Stately Academy looks like a haunted house and kids mostly ignore her. She’s surprised when Eni, a guy twice her size who she expects will be mean, becomes her friend … Continue reading

Book Review: In a World Just Right by Jen Brooks

Tweet Life has not been easy for Jonathan Aubrey after he survived the plane crash that killed his family 10 years ago. Now a senior in high school, he’s adrift without plans for after he graduates. There’s only one place … Continue reading

Book Review: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Tweet Richard is not the kind of guy to make waves. He lives a normal life in London with a fiancée who tells him what to do and a good-enough job where he performs well even if he doesn’t distinguish … Continue reading

Book Review: Adaptation by Malinda Lo

Tweet Reese is on her way home from a debate competition with her teammate and teacher when a strange phenomenon occurs: bird strikes across North America bring several airplanes down and all air traffic is suspended. When they try to … Continue reading

Book Review: Project Jackalope by Emily Ecton

Tweet Jeremy thought he was doing Professor Twitchett a favor by running errands for him after the professor and Agatha have a falling out. But when the professor disappears leaving Jeremy with what appears to be a jackalope and suited … Continue reading

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