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The Abominables by Eva Ibbotson (2013)
Reviewed by snow on May 30, 2014 tagged coming of age • fantasy
The Yeti family leaves Tibet for England to find sanctuary, but a hunting club sets its sights on them.
Anything and Something by Kaoru Mori (2012)
Reviewed by snow on May 17, 2013 tagged graphic novel • short stories
Short stories (many of which feature maids) from Kaoru Mori, one of Japan's most talented mangaka.
Archie’s Pal Kevin Keller by Dan Parent (2012)
Reviewed by snow on February 22, 2013 tagged coming of age • graphic novel
Kevin Keller moves to Riverdale, runs for class president, plans prom, and goes on his first date (with a boy).
The Bird King an artist's notebook by Shaun Tan (2013)
Reviewed by snow on February 15, 2013 tagged art • coffee table book • graphic novel
A notebook of artist, graphic novelist, and filmmaker Shaun Tan’s sketches and ideas.
Call the Midwife a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times by Jennifer Worth (2002)
Reviewed by snow on November 22, 2013 tagged biography • history
The 1950s memoir of a midwife in London’s run down East End.
Cook This, Not That! Easy & Awesome 350-Calorie Meals by David Zinczenko, Matt Goulding (2010)
Reviewed by snow on May 11, 2012 tagged cookbook
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (Gallagher Girls #2) by Ally Carter, Renée Raudman (2007)
Reviewed by snow on June 29, 2012 tagged audiobook • coming of age • thriller
Days of the Knights (Tales of the Time Dragon #1) by Robert Neubecker (2014)
Reviewed by snow on May 9, 2014 tagged history • picture book • science fiction
Joe and Lilly travel back in time to England in the 1200s to learn about history.
Deadly Pink by Vivian Vande Velde (2012)
Reviewed by snow on March 15, 2013 tagged coming of age • science fiction
Grace’s perfect sister, Emily, is hiding inside a VR game and could die (for real) there.
Dictatorial Grimoire Volume 1 Cinderella by Ayumi Kanou (2013)
Reviewed by snow on December 19, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel
A descendant of the Brothers Grimm must unlock the power of the original tales to battle demons.
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (2011)
Reviewed by snow on May 13, 2011 tagged paranormal
Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript that puts her in danger and forces her to embrace her magical legacy.
Don't Wear Polka-Dot Underwear with White Pants (and other lessons I've learned) by Allison Gutknecht, Stevie Lewis (2013)
Reviewed by snow on June 20, 2014 tagged chapter book
Mandy’s siblings annoy her, her parents ignore her, and she isn’t picked for the class Presidential Pageant.
The Downside of Being Up by Alan Lawrence Sitomer (2011)
Reviewed by snow on January 6, 2012 tagged coming of age • humor • romance
Bobby pops boners at the worst times. After scaring his math teacher, he is sent to correctional erectional therapy.
The Egg of Misery (Fangbone: Third-Grade Barbarian Volume 2) by Michael Rex (2012)
Reviewed by snow on June 15, 2012 tagged fantasy • graphic novel
Embracing Love 2-in-1 Volume 1 by Youka Nitta (2013)
Reviewed by snow on January 17, 2014 tagged graphic novel • romance
When two male porn stars audition for the same movie, they unexpectedly fall in love.
Firebird by Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (2014)
Reviewed by snow on December 5, 2014 tagged picture book • poetry
Ballerina Misty Copeland uses poetry to encourage young dancers to work hard and believe in themselves.
Frog Trouble...and eleven other pretty serious songs by Sandra Boynton (2013)
Reviewed by snow on February 28, 2014 tagged picture book
Country songs about frogs, dogs, trucks, and more.
A Game for Swallows to die, to leave, to return by Zeina Abirached (2012)
Reviewed by snow on October 19, 2012 tagged biography • graphic novel
Zeina grew up during the Lebanese Civil War, and became used to the daily hazards of life in a war zone.
The Graveyard Book Volume 1 by Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Kevin Nowlan, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, Stephen B. Scott (2014)
Reviewed by snow on February 27, 2015 tagged coming of age • graphic novel • horror
Hollow Earth by John Barrowman, Carole E. Barrowman (2012)
Reviewed by snow on March 22, 2013 tagged art • fantasy • paranormal
Telepathic twins vs. the Hollow Earth Society, who want to release the monsters from the world below ours.
How to Fake a Moon Landing exposing the myths of science denial by Darryl Cunningham (2013)
Reviewed by snow on July 18, 2014 tagged graphic novel • science
A cartoonist examines seven common scientific fallacies and corrects the record.
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