Turning Japanese (Degrassi Extra Credit #1)
It's the end of Ellie's senior year, and as though final exams aren't enough to worry about, she's been placed in a compromising position by one of her bosses at a comic book company. Is quitting her only option?
J.T. turns to the Internet to help cope with the recent troubles in his life. But now he spends most of his time locked in his room, and he can...more
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TURNING JAPANESE is about the kids at Degrassi High School and their personal lives. Just your basic, average teenagers. They don't have super powers and they aren't geniuses.
Ellie has a job at a comic book store and her boss is highly inappropriate with her. J.T. turns to some not-so-great things on the Internet to relieve the stress of his girlfriend (maybe it was his ex; I never did figure that out) giving their baby up for adoption.
I felt like ...more
Overall I enjoyed this book and the others, mostly because I'm a huge Degrassi fan. I also bought these books for super cheap :)
This modern Degrassi graphic novel was like Dr. Phil turned into a comic - its not-so-subtle self help advice and large cast of kids with every issue under the sun is definitely impossible to take seriously. However, the artwork coupled with the Canadian setting was enough to make me give it at least two stars for creativity. :)