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Kids Fiction 2124
Fun from A to Z!
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4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
0.0
Artsy Fartsy, by Karla Oceanak & Kendra Spanjer is a fun, creative, and funny comic novel.


When Aldos artsy fartsy grandmother gives him a new journal to sketch all of his ideas over the summer, Aldo is not exactly sure whether being artsy fartsy is cool or not.

His favorite activities are watching TV, playing video games, and reading comic books and none of those activities require much energy or imagination.

Aldo finally decides he might have just a tiny bit of artsy fartsiness in him and agrees to give the journal a try, but then his neighbor suggests that he should try writing in his sketchbook too! When is a kid supposed to get any time for relaxation over summer break!?

In this first book in the alphabetical comic series we get introduced to the characters, learn a lot of cool new "A" words, and get to solve a mystery with Aldo and his best friend Jack.

This 2009 Book of the Year Award finalist and 2010 Colorado Book Award finalist is sure to appeal to graphic novel lovers and Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans.

I cant wait to read the next book&Bogus!
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