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Link Roundup August

NPR is reporting that your kid’s drawings might give us a modest insight into “her thinking skills at 14 according to a study published in the journal  177 more words

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Kickstart The Green Turtle and Other Amazing Heroes Action Figures

There is a Kickstarter ending in three days that will produce retro-style super hero action figures. Among them is The Green Turtle, the first Asian American comic book superhero. 204 more words

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Weekend Shorts: Boxers and Saints, by Gene Luen Yang

It feels a little strange writing a “shorts” post about two entire books, but, I mean, I read them both over the course of about two hours. 402 more words

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Enter the Turtle

There was nothing particularly memorable about the Green Turtle back in 1944 when he made his debut in the pages of Blazing Comics #1. Like hundreds of other comic book characters of the time, he wore a colorful mask and a cape, and he fought tirelessly against the Axis alliance. 411 more words

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Boxers by Gene Luen Yang

Historical graphic fiction isn’t really on my reading radar. I keep forgetting how good graphic novels can be when you go slow and take in the illustrations with the same care as the text. 656 more words

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Book Spotlight!

Today’s Book Spotlight is on Boxers by: Gene Luen Yang.

In the late 19th century, China was a very desirable place for foreign powers. Because of the country’s valuable resources, they started invading the land and attempting to stomp out the ancient traditions. 386 more words

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