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Prime Baby by Gene Luen Yang
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Apr 04, 10

bookshelves: all-ages, childrens, comic-strips, graphic-novel, humor, science-fiction
Read in April, 2010

A charming story about a 7-year-old boy who's ready to take over the world, except that he's convinced there's something seriously wrong with his baby sister... and he's right. About a third of the way through, the story takes a sharp turn from endearingly quirky to flat-out awesome and never looks back. And Gene Luen Yang's artwork, as always, gets a wealth of expression out of a simple line. This is a real treat.
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message 1: by Marjorie (new)

Marjorie Ingall can my graphic-novel-loving eight-year-old read it? i LOVED american-born chinese, but i don't think josie is quite old enough for that one yet.


message 2: by Ron (new) - rated it 5 stars

Ron I think it would be just fine for a precocious eight-year-old. There are a few big vocabulary words, but nothing that should set off parents' alarms.


message 3: by Marjorie (new)

Marjorie Ingall ron, meant to tell you that josie LOVED prime baby. she's read it three times now. (it's resonant for her -- she's got a little sister AND she just learned about prime numbers this year!) big hit. thanks.


message 4: by Ron (new) - rated it 5 stars

Ron Hooray!


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