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Get Sets for the Holidays!

Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa—whichever winter holidays you celebrate, sets of graphic books make great, generous gifts for young readers.  Tweens in particular can take delight this holiday season not only in some sets already packaged by publishers but also … Continue reading

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It Takes Guts!

It takes guts to face one’s fears!  But this effort is worthwhile . . . even if the results may take time.  This realization is the focus of author/ illustrator Raina Telgemeier’s new graphic memoir Guts (2019, color by Braden … Continue reading

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Lively Looks at the Day of the Dead

 A spirited crowd welcomed author/illustrator Raina Telgemeier to the Twin Cities the other week.  Tweens in family and class groups filled a large university auditorium, excited to meet the popular, award-winning cartoonist, on national tour to promote her brand-new graphic … Continue reading

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