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Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: We the Children (Benjamin Pratt & The Keepers of the School vol. 1) Author: Andrew Clements ISBN: 1416938869 Pages: 160 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) Benjamin Pratt’s harbor-side school is going to be bulldozed to make room for an amusement park. It sounds like a dream […]

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Title: Horrid Henry’s Underpants Author: Francesca Simon ISBN: 1402238258 Pages: 112 [Rating:3.5] Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Horrid Henry makes a deal with his parents in return for eating his veggies; accidentally wears girls’ underwear to school; tries to prove he is sicker than his brother; and writes the meanest thank-you cards ever (and…

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Hot Gimmick (3in1) Vol. 1 Author: Miki Aihara ISBN: 1421523485 Pages: 552 Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon) In company-owned rabbit-hutch apartments live tenants who can’t afford to live anywhere else, and the apartment complex in which high-school girl Hatsumi Narita lives is ruled over by the rumor mongering,…

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Title: Emma Vol. 1 Author: Kaoru Mori ISBN: 1401211321 Pages: 192 ★★★★★ Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) An upstairs gentleman and a downstairs servant share a secret love. The saga begins. In Victorian England, a young girl named Emma is rescued from a life of destitution and raised to become a proper British maid. […]

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Title: Blankets Author: Craig Thompson ISBN: 1891830430 Pages: 592 ★★★★★ Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first. Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the…

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Night Runner Author: Max Turner ISBN: 0312592280 Pages: 292 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon) For Zack Thomson, living in the Nicholls Ward isn’t so bad. After his parents died, he developed strange and severe allergies, and the mental institution was the only place where he could be properly […]

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Graceling Author: Kristin Cashore ISBN: 0547258305 Pages: 480 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight—she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the […]

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