100 Scope Notes
May 6, 2022 by Esther Keller
Young readers who pick up this book won't know much about the red scare. In NYC it’s not part of the social studies curriculum until 8th grade if they even get that far.
July 2, 2021 by Esther Keller
Esther brought the first six volumes of Hilo home to review, but her kids kept taking them to read. Is there a better endorsement than that?
August 20, 2020 by Esther Keller
Following the success of the Baby-Sitters Club books, Graphix turns another classic chapter book series into a comic with their first Animorphs graphic novel.
April 26, 2019 by Esther Keller
Though I read these volumes out of order, I really enjoyed the stories. This series is quite different than my “normal” reading, but I’m always thrilled when I can enjoy a title that will be a perfect fit for the boys who come to the library. (And girls too… But this will be an easy sell to the boys.)
February 11, 2015 by Lori Henderson
Mankind has moved out into space, populating huge colonies called Sides that have orbited Earth for over half a century. In the year 0079 Universal Century, one such colony, Side 3, calling itself the Principality of Zeon, declared independence from the Earth Federation, and war broke out. In just over a month, the fighting killed […]
March 27, 2014 by Lori Henderson
Ten centuries have passed since the Earth and its solar system was destroyed by the Gauna, a massive, nearly indestructible, yet barely sentient life form. Mankind escaped out into space, in massive seed ships that carry the remnants of humanity who search for a new planet to call home, without the threat of the Gauna […]
May 28, 2013 by Michael May
Tales of the S.S. Junky Star By the Fillbach Brothers First Comics; $6.99 Matthew and Shawn Fillbach have been making various kinds of science fiction comics for a while, from alien invasions (an oversimplified description that doesn’t do justice to the craziness of Maxwell Strangewell) to werewolves fighting vampires on the moon. They’re best known […]
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