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A Family Secret
3.76
A Dutch graphic novel set during WW II, about a young girl who lived in Amsterdam and the Jewish friend she made in 1939. It was translated into Engli ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
 
Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice
4.03
This graphic novel was a little too graphic (i.e., alternatively disgusting and violent) for me, though I liked the premise. Like the main character i ...more
Mar 24, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
 
The Night Bookmobile
3.48
An interesting short story/graphic novel about readers. From the "After Words":

"...a story about a woman's secret life as a reader. As I worked it als
...more
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
Stitches
4.02
This is a memoir in the form of a graphic novel about growing up in a joyless, fairly dysfunctional family in Detroit in the 1950's. Small was a lonel ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Feb 28, 2010
 
Wonderstruck
4.13
This is a wonderful, amazing, gorgeous book - the artwork, the story, the characters - I loved it all. It's perfect for ages 8+. I think the only draw ...more
Nov 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess (Olympians, #2)
4.11
A short graphic novel that describes Athena's birth, how she got the name Pallas Athena, and some of Perseus' adventures. The artwork is simply amazin ...more
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
4.03
Amazing teen or YA book (too sad and gory for younger kids), educational and suspenseful and full of interesting historical insights and revelations. ...more
Aug 31, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
 
Castle Waiting, Vol. 2 (Castle Waiting Omnibus Collection #2)
4.21
Very enjoyable continuation of the first volume, describing more of Jain's history, the doctor's, and Heinrich's - but ending rather abruptly. When wi ...more
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
 
Anya's Ghost
3.85
Fun, spooky graphic novel about a Russian immigrant teen's struggles at a snooty private school and her encounter with a ghost, which takes some unexp ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Dragonslayer (Babymouse, #11)
4.21
I think this is the best Babymouse book I've read. Particularly recommended for fantasy lovers.
Sep 29, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
 
Miki Falls, Volume 3: Autumn
4.18
In this volume of Crilley's graphic novel series, Miki and Hiro are on the run. More adventure-ish than previous volumes, with a good suspenseful endi ...more
Apr 19, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth
3.45
Weird mix of geology and fantasy - appealing but confusing.
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
Laika
3.93
Right up there with Old Yeller when it comes to the ending. :-(
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
Miki Falls, Volume 1: Spring
4.01
Beautiful art, intriguing story. Ends with a bit of a cliffhanger!
Apr 06, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
Mal and Chad: The Biggest, Bestest Time Ever! (Mal and Chad, #1)
4.08
This reminds me a lot of Calvin & Hobbes. But that's a good thing. :-)
Feb 17, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
 
Castle Waiting, Vol. 1 (Castle Waiting Omnibus Collection, #1)
3.99
Bizarrely entertaining mix of fairy tales, medieval life, demons, and a bewildering assortment of bearded ladies - in a circus, in a convent, and in t ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
 
Miki Falls, Volume 4: Winter
4.25
Satisfying conclusion where we learn how and why Miki fell.
Apr 29, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
How Mirka Got Her Sword (Hereville #1)
3.73
Wow. This was innovative - a graphic novel with fantastic artwork, about "yet another troll-fighting 11-year-old orthodox Jewish girl". I learned a lo ...more
Feb 09, 2011
Aug 14, 2010
 
Fahrenheit 451: The Authorized Adaptation
3.92
Gorgeous illustrations that add an interesting twist to the classic.
May 04, 2010
May 04, 2010
 
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871
3.90
None
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
 
Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel
3.52
None
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May 07, 2010
 
Puppy Love (Babymouse, #8)
4.13
None
Sep 06, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Queen of the World! (Babymouse, #1)
3.87
None
Sep 08, 2010
Sep 08, 2010
 
Alison Dare Little Miss Adventures Volume 1
3.35
None
Sep 18, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
Binky the Space Cat
4.05
None
Sep 22, 2010
Sep 22, 2010
 
Binky to the Rescue
4.09
None
Sep 27, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
 
Fables, Vol. 2: Animal Farm (Fables, #2)
4.11
None
May 10, 2010
May 04, 2010
 
City of Light, City of Dark (Orchard Paperbacks)
Avi
3.40
None
Oct 06, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
 
Gunnerkrigg Court, Vol. 2: Research (Gunnerkrigg Court #2)
4.46
None
May 09, 2010
May 04, 2010
 
The Search
4.00
None
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
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