Grumpy Cat and Pokey: The Grumpus – Read It and Rate It

The Grumpus Grumpy Cat and Pokey #1 by Ben McCool Funny Graphic Novel Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Ahhh!!! Grumpy cat (and Pokey!) have their 1st graphic novel!!! In their 1st graphic novel, Grumpy cat (and Pokey!) have 9 funny, cute, and, of course…grumpy tales. Pokey is an adventurous black and white cat. Grumpy cat is…GRUMPY. Grumpy always shares her grumpy wisdom and makes things terrible (but in her own good way). … Read more

Big Nate: In a Class By Himself – Read It and Rate It

In a Class by Himself Big Nate #1 by Lincoln Peirce Funny Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Big Nate always draws me in whenever I pick up the book or one of the books. I particularly like this one the best because it tells how everything began and how Nate and Teddy became friends. I also find it funny that all of the bad stuff that happens all … Read more

Cleopatra in Space: The Golden Lion – Read It and Rate It

The Golden Lion Cleopatra in Space #4 by Mike Maihack Fantasy Graphic Novel Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The boo is about Cleopatra. She got teleported to the future and the book is about her adventures in the galaxy. In this book she has to find the golden lion. I liked this book because it was funny and entertaining. It also has a bit of romance in it. Another thing … Read more

Over the Garden Wall – Read It and Rate It

Over the Garden Wall #1 by Jim Campbell Fantasy Graphic Novel Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Greg goes back to the woods to find his frog’s relative. He finds his brother, Wirt, upon his adventure, but no frog. It then switches point of view with the Woodsman’s daughter staying at home waiting for her dad to find her. I quite liked the book, it was a humorous read and I had … Read more

Roller Girl – Read It and Rate It

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) I liked “Roller Girl” because it was based on something that could actually happen in real life. Astrid is the main character who is in the roller derby race but when the coach doesn’t make her the position she wanted in he race and makes her friend that position, Astrid makes a really bad choice that costs her … Read more

El Deafo – Read It and Rate It

El Deafo by Cece Bell Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) I liked “El Deafo” because the character is nice, funny, and smart. “El Deafo” is a Newbery Honor book. R.J. Palacio, the author of “Wonder” put a quote on the cover of the book. She said, “I love El Deafo! It’s everything you could want in a book. Funny and touching and oh so smart.”

Sisters – Read It and Rate It

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier Graphic Novel Non-fiction Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) 2 sisters, 1 car. One week to go. They fight and they don’t get along. It’s hot. They are going to Colorado, but it takes a week. Will they survive each other? Review #2 * * * * Stars (Great!) This is a good book. I think this because it is kind of like my family. It is like my family … Read more

Ghosts – Read It and Rate It

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier Graphic Novel Supernatural Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is about a family who moves to a new town that has ghosts in it. They go to the Dia de los Muertos party. They see a lot of ghosts there. Then they all live happily. Review #2 * * * * Stars (Great!) I liked “Ghosts” because it was really interesting to learn and see how Cat … Read more

By Night – book review

By Night  vol. 1 by John Allison Comics Science Fiction Supernatural * * * * Stars (Great!) Jane and Heather go way back, but haven’t seen each other since they graduated from college. Now they’re both back in their hometown, Spectrum, where exactly nothing happens ever. Heather has a great idea that’s sure to be fun – the Charleswood Estate, abandoned for years, has officially run out of money to fund its security man (conveniently, … Read more

New Kid – book review

New Kid by Jerry Craft Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Tween * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Because seventh grader Jordan Banks’ parents want the best education for their son, he ends up attending Riverdale Academy Day School instead of art school (but you get to see lots of his artwork/comics here!). It’s a wealthy, fancy pants place far from his neighborhood. At first Jordan doesn’t think he’s going to like it – it’s low … Read more

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