June 30, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Being a parent teaches you many things, none more so than these two sageries: long, difficult tasks do not get any easier with age, and problems rarely go away by themselves.
May 30, 2022 by Riley Jensen
Teen Riley Jensen shares some of her favorite mange and anime for teens
May 24, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I continue to mostly just want to read graphic novels. That works out well, because so do so many of the kids at school. So here are a few quick post-it note reviews of books I read this past week (and one book a student read).
April 25, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I wanted to talk about how librarians (like you) are appreciated by slow learners (like me). That is to say, not always at the moment.
April 13, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
When a student asked for graphic novels about boys dealing with friendship, school, and life issues, he got me thinking.
March 11, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Creators of the graphic novel SQUIRE talk process, inspiration, and being left out of fantasy stories.
February 21, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
This series is so fun and such a great mix of regular middle school drama and superhero/villain hijinks. This is one of those books I finish and want to say to, "Thank you for having me; I had such a good time!"
February 18, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Change can be cathartic! Change can be the thing that makes you grow! We wanted to create a tale that says you don’t have to choose a best friend. A story that says everyone deals with self-doubt sometimes. A story that says there’s always some gray and no real good guys and bad guys—everyone is flawed and that’s okay.
January 17, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
What do a pizza place, a robotic band, Zubaz, a giant tire, and a strip mall have in common? Let's find out!
November 29, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
I am so glad that not only are we seeing so many more middle grade stories that address mental health concerns, but that we're seeing these stories presented in a variety of ways. The graphic novel format is well-suited for this story as readers will see the impact of what it's like to have a mental illness tagging along beside your every move.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Good Comics for Kids
by Mike Pawuk
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
by Colby Sharp
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