Good Comics for Kids
January 7, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Full of messages about hiding yourself, authenticity, identity, being in costume to really be seen, trust, creation, and accomplishment, this fun read has wide appeal.
December 1, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Ultimately, my review comes down to just simply saying THIS WAS ADORABLE.
May 12, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Bangladeshi Irish Nishat grapples with her crush on Flávia, a new girl running a competing henna business.
March 3, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
In the end, sweet with a HEA, but the path there is rough and at times painful. Those who want swoon-worthy perfection in their relationships will be disappointed, but those who are deep in their own messy lives will totally get where both Will and Ollie are coming from.
May 16, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
This heartfelt story about a nonbinary teen will empower readers. Ben's journey is not always easy, but it is full of love, affirmation, and eventual happiness. This story, this representation, this example is so needed.
April 30, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Lou is determined to make this summer the best one ever and she has just the plan to do it. It's not a great plan. It's not even a good one. In fact, it's pretty terrible. Will her scheming bring her closer to her crush or obliterate her most important relationship?
January 22, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Readers who like really complex relationships will love this book about best friends Sophie and Peter and what happens after Sophie donates a kidney to Peter. Life never really goes as planned, does it?
November 13, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description A heart-expanding novel about four Latinx teens who make New Year’s resolutions for one another—and the whirlwind of a year that follows. Fans of Erika L. Sánchez and Emery Lord will fall for this story of friendship, identity, and the struggle of finding yourself when all you want is to start over. From […]
October 16, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Tasia Quirk is young, Black, and fabulous. She’s a senior, she’s got great friends, and a supportive and wealthy family. She even plays football as the only girl on her private high school’s team. But when she catches her mamma trying to stuff a mysterious box in the closet, her identity is suddenly […]
May 15, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description For readers of Girl in Pieces and The Way I Used to Be comes an emotionally gripping story about facing hard truths in the aftermath of sexual assault. Mara and Owen are as close as twins can get, so when Mara’s friend Hannah accuses Owen of rape, Mara doesn’t know what to think. Can her brother really […]
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