The Oldest Trick by Steve Brezenoff

The Oldest Trick is part of Brezenoff’s Library of Doom graphic novel series. Each installment can be read as a standalone. In this installment, illustrated by Patricio Clarey, Dace and his family enter an antique shop looking for a dresser. Each installment has one line–life lesson, if you will–that sticks … Read more

Witches of Brooklyn: What the Hex by Sophie Escabasse

What the Hex is Book 2 of the Witches of Brooklyn graphic novel series by Sophie Escabasse. Effie is a young witch who is learning her trade. She lives with her two aunts, Selimene and Carlota, in Brooklyn. We join Effie on a very stressful day–she’s meeting the rest of … Read more

Teddy Roosevelt Was a Moose? by Dan Gutman

I must confess that Teddy Roosevelt is not one of my favorite presidents, but I love Dan Gutman’s writing and the cover drew me in. And… I’m glad I read it. This is a fantastic book for curious children (or kids working on research papers who don’t like traditional nonfiction … Read more

The Ghoul Next Door by Cullen Bunn

The Ghoul Next Door, written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Cat Farris, is a fantastic graphic novel that explores how far kids will go to be friends. The story begins one morning as Grey and Marshall are walking to school. Grey’s history presentation, a near-scale model of the Artimage … Read more