Legendborn [Tracy Deonn]

To be able to trace one's family back that far is something I have never fathomed. My family only knows back to the generation after Emancipation. It is truly impossible to look at Tracy Deonn's Legendborn in a way that does not elucidate race and generational trauma in an incredibly unique way. The depths to…

Steve Jobs [Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara]

Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara has done it again, now with illustrator Aura Lewis! A new Little People, Big Dreams book has arrived and this time it's about Steve Jobs! I was massively excited to see this one and the timing couldn't have been stranger for me. So, I live in California and have recently just…

What’s the Matter with Newton? (Franken-Sci High) [Mark Young]

I'm about 80% sure that the main reason I picked up this book was because the Jim Henson company was behind getting it published. In retrospect, What's the Matter with Newton? from the Franken-Sci High series by Mark Young and illustrated by Rustamn Hasanov doesn't really remind me much of Jim Henson. That said, it…

Tom and Jerry Grouchy Cat [Christopher Harbo & Scott Jeralds]

I never thought I'd see the day where Tom and Jerry entered a meme contest. If you're anything like me, you probably grew up on Tom and Jerry. It's not really all that surprising for people to latch onto nostalgic pieces of their childhood. Thus, the wordless graphic novel Tom and Jerry Grouchy Cat was…