Good Comics for Kids
July 26, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
This is a standout book about runaways finding what they need in the strangest of ways. Just lovely.
October 15, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
This is one of those great books that manages to be both devastatingly sad and hopeful. Mia is a fierce character who works hard to keep her walls built up around her, but experiences real, believable growth over the course of the story.
May 14, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
I always like a good road trip book. Stiggy sets off on his own, but spends the majority of his trip meeting people who both literally and metaphorically make him change course. Hand this to readers who like stories with strong (and sometimes not necessarily super likable) characters.
February 1, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Scott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting. His best friends know exactly what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott can hardly commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion. With college applications looming and his parents pushing him to settle on a “practical” career, Scott sneaks […]
May 9, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Nikki Black has been self-imposed lone wolf since her mother died, fleeing suburban Chicago to escape her painful past. But when her so-called boyfriend reveals why he really lured her to Southern California, she ends up on the streets of Los Angeles with only the clothes on her back and a destitute twelve-year-old […]
June 28, 2016 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Bo Dickinson is a girl with a wild reputation, a deadbeat dad, and a mama who’s not exactly sober most of the time. Everyone in town knows the Dickinsons are a bad lot, but Bo doesn’t care what anyone thinks. Agnes Atwood has never gone on a date, never even stayed out past […]
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