This post was originally published on Publisher's Weekly. I’ve already written about how Gene Luen Yang’s Reading Without Walls Challenge made me love comics and graphic novels. Is it possible that he could make me love basketball as well? I have to be honest, basketball is not my game. It all happens too fast, and I’m … Continue reading BookKids: Did Gene Luen Yang Make Me Love Basketball?
This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Art Director, Tomoko, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. For more posts in this series, click here. I’ve been dying to read Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi because it's based on a subject I know … Continue reading BookKids: Tomoko Reads Without Walls
This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Kids' Event Coordinator, Eugenia, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. As booksellers, we try our best to read as much as we can, not only for our own reading pleasure but in order to recommend books for every … Continue reading BookKids: Eugenia Reads Without Walls
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang Reviewed by Shappy Gene Luen Yang has become one of the most celebrated artists in the graphic novel scene today. American Born Chinese was the first graphic novel to be nominated for a National Book Award. His latest release, Boxers and Saints, has also been nominated for the National … Continue reading A New Perspective on the Boxer Rebellion
Here come the highlights from BookPeople Teens and our Teen Press Corp Blog this week! #ATBF13 unveiled this new poster for Dark Days vs Fierce Reads Game Show. This is something you can't miss. Mark you calendars: #ATBF13 at the Austin Convention Center on September 28th! Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. ________________________________________________ Guess … Continue reading Teen Thursday