The Classroom Bookshelf
February 9, 2021 by Travis Jonker
A review of the excellent new graphic novel, ALLERGIC.
September 9, 2019 by Travis Jonker
Guts doesn't need a review to let people know they should read it - fans of her past work are chomping at the bit. But when it's this good, I can't help myself.
September 17, 2018 by Travis Jonker
Mr. Wolf’s Class By Aron Nels Steinke Graphix (Scholastic) ISBN: 9781338047684 $18.99 Grades 2-4 Out Now Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library Teaching (and school librarianship) is one of the lucky rare professions where every year there is a sense of renewal. New year, fresh start. There is no fresher start than being […]
October 22, 2013 by Travis Jonker
The Silver Six By AJ Lieberman Illustrated by Darren Rawlings Graphix (Scholastic) ISBN: 9780545370981 $10.99 Grades 4-7 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library Go ahead and take a look at your graphic novel collection. What do you see? Fantasy, definitely. Superheroes galore. Some adventure too. Question: Do you see any science […]
November 13, 2012 by Travis Jonker
Sometimes you see a book and go… What follows are the books coming out in December, January, and February that made me do that. Picture Books Doug Unplugged by Dan Yaccarino February 12 | Knopf | Grades K-3 Is ditching technology for real life an emerging children’s lit trend? 2012 standout hello! hello! nicely builds […]
April 27, 2012 by Travis Jonker
Bird & Squirrel: On the Run! By James Burks Graphix (Scholastic) ISBN: 9780545312837 $8.99 Grades 2-4 In Stores August, 2012 Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library When the cover of a book looks like the graphic novel equivalent of Angry Birds (an astute observation I can’t take credit for – that was Cindy […]
October 5, 2011 by Travis Jonker
This week at Katie Davis’ Brain Burps About Books podcast, I review Bad Island by Doug TenNapel. Katie also interviews Tom Angleberger, author of The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and the recent Darth Paper Strikes Back, among other titles. Click here to listen.
December 16, 2010 by Travis Jonker
#20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 5. Beaver is Lost by Elisha Cooper [Schwartz & Wade] What a year for Elisha Cooper. While his very deserving Farm has received more attention (including some from this list, where it landed at #15), he has created another book, Beaver is Lost, that quietly reaches even greater […]
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