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Middle Grade Review: Miles Morales: Shock Waves (Justin A. Reynolds)

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About This Book: An original middle-grade graphic novel from Graphix starring Brooklyn's Spider-Man, Miles Morales, by bestselling author Justin A. Reynolds and Eisner nominee Pablo Leon! Miles Morales is a normal kid who happens to juggle school at Brooklyn Visions Academy while swinging through the streets of Brooklyn as Spider-Man. After...
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Middle Grade Review: Batman and Robin and Howard (Jeffrey Brown)

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About This Book: Sidelined by a crime-fighting field trip gone wrong, Damian Wayne must refocus his attention on his life as an average student and learning how to be a team player--especially when he meets his match in his new rival, Howard. To Damian Wayne, there is nothing more important than...
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Middle Grade Review: Lights, Camera, Danger (Alien Superstar #2) (Lin Oliver & Henry Winkler)

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About This Book: Emmy Award winner Henry Winker and Lin Oliver are back for the second installment of the New York Times bestselling middle grade series that Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney calls “truly out of this world!” After escaping his oppressive red dwarf planet and landing a...
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Middle Grade Review: Banana Fox and the Book-Eating Robot (Banana Fox #2) (James Kochalka)

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About This Book: Eisner Award-winning cartoonist James Kochalka returns with another uproariously funny caper for Banana Fox to sniff out in this critically acclaimed series from Graphix Chapters! Booie Hoo! Banana Fox's late fees have landed him in library jail! And when a familiar foe is found around town and a...
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Middle Grade Review: Ms. Marvel: Stretched Thin (Nadia Shammas)

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About This Book: An original middle-grade graphic novel starring breakout character (and New Jersey's own) Ms. Marvel! Kamala Khan (a.k.a Ms. Marvel) is stretched too thin-literally. She's having a hard time balancing schoolwork with being a good friend, being there for her family, becoming the best fanfic writer this side of...
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Middle Grade Review: Great Power, No Responsibility (Spider-Ham Graphic Novel) (Steve Foxe)

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About This Book: Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham (and breakout character from Into the Spider-Verse), arrives in this all-new, original graphic novel for younger readers! Experience a laugh-out-loud day in the life of Spider-Ham! After long being derided by the citizens of New York, Spider-Ham has finally been recognized for his...
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