Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Rooster Prince of Breslov – Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

The Rooster Prince of Breslov, Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin, 2010, Boston, MA: Clarion Books. 9780618989744. Age Range: 6-10 years. No Author Website. Illustrator Website: http://www.eugeneyelchinbooks.com/ Media Used: Illustrations were executed in graphite and gouache on … Continue reading

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Breaking Down – Written by Maia Kinney-Petrucha and Stefan Petrucha and Illustrated by Rick Parker

Breaking Down, Written by Maia Kinney-Petrucha and Stefan Petrucha and Illustrated by Rick Parker, 2011, New York: Papercutz. 9781597072458. Age Range: 10-17 years. Author Website: http://www.petrucha.com/ No Website for Maia Kinney-Petrucha No Illustrator Website. Annotation: This graphic novel follows the relationship … Continue reading

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Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring – Written by Stefan Petrucha and Illustrated by Rick Parker

Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring, Written by Stefan Petrucha and Illustrated by Rick Parker, 2010, New York: Papercutz. 9781597072182. Age Range: 10-17 years. Author Website: http://www.petrucha.com/ No Illustrator Website. Annotation: Harry Potty, Don Measley, and Whiny Stranger work together to … Continue reading

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The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux – Written and Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux, Written and Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully, 2010, 36 p., New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. 9780374366940. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://www.emilyarnoldmccully.com/ Annotation:  Jacques, Jojo, Simon, and Marcel are about the make one of the … Continue reading

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How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story – Written and Illustrated by Tracy White

How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story, Written and Illustrated by Tracy White, 2010, 151 p., New York: Roaring Book Press. 9781596434547. Age Range: 12-17 years. Author Website: http://www.traced.com/ Annotation:  This graphic novel with take readers through seventeen … Continue reading

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The Composer is Dead – Written by Lemony Snicket and Illustrated by Carson Ellis

The Composer is Dead, Written by Lemony Snicket and Illustrated by Carson Ellis, 2009, 36 p., New York: HarperCollins. 9780061236273. Age Range: 5-10 years. Author Website: http://www.lemonysnicket.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.carsonellis.com/ Annotation:  The composer is dead and it is up to the … Continue reading

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Thoreau at Walden – Written and Illustrated by John Porcellino

Thoreau at Walden, Written and Illustrated by John Porcellino, 2008, 99 p., New York: Hyperion. 9781423100386. Age Range: 10-14 years. Awards: Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2009, Capitol Choices: 2009, Kirkus Best Young Adult Books: 2008. Author Website: http://www.king-cat.net/index.html Annotation:  Using … Continue reading

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