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Fortunately, the Milk

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By Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062224088
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Published: HarperCollins - September 30th, 2014

Disaster strikes one morning when there isn't any milk and the narrator’s father sets off to buy some- and is gone a long time. The father returns with the milk and a long, outrageous excuse involving a stegosaurus, time-travel, aliens, wumpires, and pirates. Gaiman's story is a ridiculous breakfast time read-aloud. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

The Time Fetch

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ISBN: 9781616204532
Availability: Special Order
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

As the winter solstice nears, the days get shorter. But what if we were losing time forever? It’s up to four unlikely friends to reverse this flow of time. Take the dimensional characters and realistic relationships from Rebecca Stead's books and mix with the strange magic of The Peculiar; the result is Amy Herrick's stunning middle grade debut. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Battling Boy

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By Paul Pope, Paul Pope (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781596431454
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Published: First Second - October 8th, 2013

Humanity is plagued by monsters. The hero world on high sends down Battling Boy for his rambling (test). Battling Boy may be superhuman, but he's still just a kid. Quickly paced, readers will be pulled into the story only to linger over Pope's stunning drawings and original monsters. A graphic masterpiece! ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Invisible Inkling

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By Emily Jenkins, Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780061802263
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Balzer + Bray - July 23rd, 2013

Hank and his invisible bandapat, Inkling, are back in their third adventure. Hank's life is full of disasters, and Inkling isn’t always the best helper. Emily Jenkins writes honestly about the trials of being a fourth grader, adding a sprinkling of humor to the top. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Fairy Tale Comics

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By Various Authors, Chris Duffy (Editor), Gilbert Hernandez (Illustrator), David Mazzucchelli (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781596438231
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Published: First Second - September 24th, 2013

From familiar tales with a new twist to old tales you've never discovered, Fairy Tale Comics gathers new interpretations of fairy tales from around the world. Editor Chis Duffy has done a magnificent job of selecting illustrators with a range of styles, making each new story a delightfully fresh surprise. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola


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By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763650797
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Published: Candlewick - July 23rd, 2013

As with his two previous books, Phelan bases Bluffton on actual events. In this case, the childhood summers of actor, filmmaker, and comedian Buster Keaton, when he and his fellow vaudevillians pulled pranks, told rousing stories, and played lots of baseball. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola


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