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The Best Books I Read This Year (2014 edition)

This has been a great year for kid’s books and as usual I was completely conflicted about which books to choose! I’m at the point in my writing career where I’ve met some very spectacular published authors, soon-to-be authors, as … Continue reading

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Monkey Week: 10 MG/YA Books Featuring Monkeys

It’s Monkey Week Day #4! Today I’ve got another list of books, but this time we’re discussing MG/YA books featuring monkey characters. In order by author: 1. City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende (via @exmoorjane) 2. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by … Continue reading

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Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale This is another fairy-tale retelling from Newbery winner Shannon Hale but this time, it’s in graphic novel format and is co-written by Dean Hale (her husband), and illustrated by Nathan Hale (no relation). I loved … Continue reading

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American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang is a graphic novel about Jin Wang, a Chinese-American kid who moves to a new town and just wants to fit in. Being one of only three Asian kids in his class, he … Continue reading

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Persepolis 1 and 2

I visited Hub Comics in Union Square this past week and bought two graphic novels: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return. Having enjoyed several graphic novel memoirs in the past (Maus I … Continue reading

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The Watchmen

So I just finished reading The Watchmen, which is considered by many to be a classic graphic novel. I really like graphic novels and felt that I had to read it. It was very good, and I liked the idea … Continue reading

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