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More Graphic Novels Your Kid Should Read

In my last post I wrote about Real Friends and why you should let your kid read graphic novels. In this post I’m giving you a few of my favorites to get you started.

In children’s literature, a graphic novel is defined as “a book written in the style of a comic book… The format is what makes the story a graphic novel, and usually includes text, images, word balloons, sound effects, and panels.” (Source: Scholastic.com Read the full article HERE.)

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Before We Were Yours

"Before We were Yours" by Lisa Wingate popped up on several of my Facebook reading groups (yes, I belong to several — don’t judge!). So, I did what I usually do in that situation, I put it on hold at the library. Boy, was I shocked to see that I was number 342 in line for the book! A more rational, less stubborn person would have gone out an bought the book, but not me. I settled in for the long wait. My number finally came up and I scooted over to the library before they gave it to someone else.

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Favorites Friday -- Part 7

When I first started Favorites Friday I decided not to break my list down too specifically, but I had a few books that didn’t fit in my chosen categories. So, they were lumped into “Defies Classification.” I know your local bookstore likely has a nice little niche for each of these books, but for our purposes, these ones defy classification.

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