Swing it, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

Four out of Five stars for this emotional and hopeful graphic novel. Thank you to the #kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book- all opinions are my own. Sunny is having a tough time in middle school and things at home aren’t much better either. Sunny misses her older brother Dale, who is … Continue reading Swing it, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson

Earlier this summer we recommended you read the Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved classic A Wrinkle in Time. Today we are recommending that you check out the graphic novel version of this story. Hope Lasron takes this classic story full of adventure, discovery, and love to a new level with her simple yet elegant illustrations. The attention … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson

Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts and illustrated by Kathryn E. Shoemaker

A brief history lesson In an effort to rescue Jewish children from the Nazi regime, the Kindertransport was created. The United Kingdom waved immigration paperwork to allow these children to escape persecution. The first Kindertransport arrived in London in 1938, bringing two hundred Jewish children from Berlin. In the nine months preceding World War II, … Continue reading Seeking Refuge by Irene N. Watts and illustrated by Kathryn E. Shoemaker