Category Archives: Graphic Novels

Review: Chiggers by Hope Larson

Chiggers by Hope Larson. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008. Age Level & Genre: Middle grade realistic fiction graphic novel Face Value: This is a solid graphic novel cover. Larson’s artwork is cheerful and conveys the summery camp setting. There … Continue reading

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Review: Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge. Amulet Books, 2013. Age Level & Genre: Young Adult realistic fiction graphic novel Face Value: It’s a pretty cover that showcases Gulledge’s graphic talents. But it’s kind of misleading! Based on the title … Continue reading

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Review: The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks

The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks. Dark Horse Books, 2013. Currently available. Genre: Comic Face Value: It’s gorgeous! Superhero Girl looks like a normal girl. She doesn’t have over-exaggerated body parts and her superhero clothes have a … Continue reading

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Review: French Milk by Lucy Knisley

French Milk by Lucy Knisely. Epigraph, 2007. Genre: Graphic Novel (YA, or maybe New Adult? Let’s talk about it after the jump.) Face Value: Lovely. This is a neat graphic novel cover because it lures you in from far away … Continue reading

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Review: Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson

Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson. Nobrow Press, 2012. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Graphic Novel Face Value: Such an enchanting cover. There’s magic in this image. Hilda is a quirky looking little girl, and her eyes tell … Continue reading

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Review: Peanut by Ayun Halliday & Paul Hoppe

Peanut by Ayun Halliday & Paul Hoppe. Schwartz & Wade Books, 2013. Currently available. Genre: YA Graphic Novel Face Value: Well, it’s straightforward. It is a peanut. There’s not even a title or anything. It may be attention-getting because it … Continue reading

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Review: Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge

Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge. Amulet Books, 2011. Currently Available. Genre: YA Graphic Novel Face Value: The cover is what caught my attention – otherwise this book would have slipped off of my radar. The style of illustration … Continue reading

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