Kristy’s Great Idea

The Babysitters Club: Kristy’s Great Idea

by Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier

Review by Angela DeMott

It took me a chapter or two to get used to the graphic novel format, but once I trained my eye to follow the sequences of the drawings and stopped roaming the page, I really enjoyed this version of the BSC. I love the details Raina Telgemeier puts into her artwork – her faces are so expressive! Continue reading

Ana of California

Ana of California

Ana of California by Andi Teran

Review by Kelly Shea

Ana of California is a modern interpretation of the beloved classic, Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery.   The heroine, Ana Cortez, transitions from the crowded group homes and troubled foster homes of Los Angeles to Abbie and Emmett Garber’s country farm in Northern California.  In typical Anne-style, Ana quickly weasels her way into the hearts of the brother-sister duo.  She also has a knack for unintentionally getting into a fair amount of scrapes! Continue reading