The Boom of Middle-Grade Graphic Novels

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For us adults out there, we may not be aware, but there has been recent boom in graphic novels for middle-grade readers. This is especially interesting because (most of) these

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Behind-the-Scenes of the (Canceled) 2020 Tucson Festival of Books

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For those of you who may not know, the University of Arizona hosts the Tucson Festival of Books every year. As an employee of the UA bookstore, the cancelation of

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Looking For Alaska & Character Expansion

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In John Green’s Looking for Alaska, Miles (a.k.a. Pudge) has just moved to Culver Creek and wandered into a world of hard studying and harder pranks at his new boarding

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Percy Jackson & the Power of Learning

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 Everyone feels like the content children interact with should be directly educational to the child. While didactic material is obviously good, I believe that books, shows, and other entertainment sources

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Lumberjanes | Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters & Grace Ellis

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Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters & Grace Ellis Illustrated by Brooke Allen Boom! Studios, 2015, 132 pages About the Authors  Noelle Stevenson is a graduate of the Maryland Institute

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