Fabien Cousteau Expeditions Kicks off With The “Great White Shark Adventure”

Title: Great White Shark Adventure Series: Fabien Cousteau Expeditions #1Author: James O. FraioliIllustrator: Joe St. PierreContributor: Fabien CousteauRelease Date: March 5, 2019Publisher: Mcelderry BooksReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon After years exploring the oceans and contributing to the family legacy, Fabien Cousteau is lending his name to an exciting new series of graphic novels called the Fabien Cousteau Adventures! The books […]

‘The Witch Boy’ by Molly Ostertag is a Magical Adventure With a Powerful Message for Young Readers – One of our Favorite OGNs of 2017!

Title: The Witch Boy Author: Molly Ostertag Release Date: October 31, 2017 Publisher: Graphix (Scholastic) Review Spoilers: Low GoodReads | Amazon I have been waiting all year to review Molly Ostertag’s The Witch Boy and I am so excited to finally share it with our readers. It is hands down one of my favorite graphic novels […]

Tillie Walden’s ‘Spinning’ is An Incredibly Moving, Poignant Graphic Novel

Title: Spinning Author: Tillie Walden Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: First Second Books Review Spoilers: Low GoodReads | Amazon It’s always hard for me to write reviews about another person’s memoirs. They are very personal stories and it’s hard to critique someone’s work without feeling like you’re, in a way, critiquing their life. Sometimes, […]

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal Tackle the Cold (and Cave Bears) in Their Latest Adventure, ‘The Stone Cold Age’

Title: Lucy & Andy Neanderthal – The Stone Cold Age Series: Lucy & Andy Neanderthal #2 Author: Jeffrey Brown Release Date: August 29, 2017 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon By this point, it’s clear to everyone that I’m a huge Star Wars fan so it should come […]

SDCC 2017: Find Out What Molly Ostertag Had To Say About Her Work on Shattered Warrior!

If you’re not familiar with the name Molly Ostertag you should be! She’s been working on some pretty great projects recently including the on-going webcomic Strong Female Protaganist, graphic novel Shattered Warrior with Sharon Shinn, Disney XD series Star vs. The Forces of Evil, and her upcoming graphic novel The Witch Boy […]

Benjamin Renner’s ‘The Big Bad Fox’ is a Surprisngly Cute Story About a Fox Who Just Wants to Eat Chickens

Author: Benjamin Renner Release Date: June 20, 2017 Publisher: First Second Review Spoilers:  Moderate GoodReads | Amazon  The Big Bad Fox is a surprisingly touching story for a book about a fox raising baby chicks up so he can eat them. Translated from it’s original French, it’s a really fun book that reads more like a […]

Video Games Come to Life in Christopher Eliopoulos’s “Cosmic Commandos”

Author: Christopher Eliopoulos Release Date: July 4, 2017 Publisher: Dial Review Spoilers: Mild GoodReads | Amazon Video games and graphic novels are the perfect combination in Christopher Eliopoulos’s brand new book, Cosmic Commandos. When a young boy accidentally brings his favorite video game to life, he has to rely on his […]

‘Making Scents’ Ends With A Strong Message But Doesn’t Focus As Much on Dogs As We’d Hoped

Author: Arthur Yorinks Artists: Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline Release Date: June 27, 2017 Publisher: First Second Review Spoilers:  High GoodReads | Amazon  Dogs and quirky kids are a staple in middle grade fiction. Whenever you put the two together shenanigans seem to inevitably ensue. Making Scents is a graphic novel that starts off with the […]

BookCon 2017 Interview: Thi Bui of ‘The Best We Could Do’ Talks The Asian American Experience

I always find myself eager to read non-fiction when I can relate to it. There’s something about the personal experience and understanding that not only deepens the story but also emphasizes its intention. When I first encountered Thi Bui’s graphic memoir The Best We Could Do, it was casual. I didn’t […]