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Video Games, Literature, and Libraries

This evening/morning I began reading Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics. It has been an unnecessary secret shame of mine that although I spend much of my time in and around comics, I had not read this important text. Something about how McCloud begins by creating a broad but clear definition of what comics are, including questioning the … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading: Graphic Novels

Hey! I’m home sick today for something between horrible body aches, stomachache, and the need for an emotional pressure-free day after giving a whole lot of support to my partner, who is in the thick of grieving after a recent death. A lot has been going on. I went to my first convention this weekend, … Continue reading

Reader Response: The Good Braider by Terry Farish
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Reader Response: The Good Braider by Terry Farish

The Good Braider by Terry Farish New York: Amazon Children’s Publishing, 2012 ISBN 978-0-7614-6267-5 *Please note that the following post may contain spoilers and does not summarize the text, as it was written as part of my coursework for LIS 7220 Materials for Young Adults, and the first group of intended readers are my professor and … Continue reading