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3 Great Graphic Novels for Kids

This weekend is the A2CAF, the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival, which I used to love helping out with back when it was still Kids Read Comics.  719 more words


Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green

Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green
Roar, 2018

Using deceptively simple drawings and a shades of gray palette, British illustrator Green relives her battle with eating disorders from a young age through to her young womanhood. 285 more words


Every Rule Needs An Exception

In my first post, I outlined my goal for this year – to buy no new material possessions. Or at least, that was the basic summary. 688 more words


Randomness' Shape (Pink)

Oil Painting 11″x14″, from the series “Randomness’ Shape”.

Pink was the color voted by my Facebook followers. It actually was interesting to work with that color. 31 more words


The Hate U Give

Title: The Hate U Give
Author: Angie Thomas
Genre: fiction; ya; contemporary; realistic
Synopsis: (from Goodreads) Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. 244 more words

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