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Booklist's Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries, 2020


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A Complicated Love Story Set in Space
by Shaun David Hutchinson

There may be worse ways to wake than floating in space with your memories missing and the voice of a stranger piped into your helmet, but 16-year-old Noa can’t think of one, especially when he learns he has to repair a coolant leak or the ship will explode.

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Carte Blanche: See Here
by Michael Cart

In the Caldecott Medal acceptance speech for his innovative Black and Whitein 1991, author-illustrator David Macaulay observed that “it is essential to see, not merely to look,” adding “words and pictures can support each other.” 

Looking Beyond: The Princess Diaries
by Maggie Reagan

It seems like hardly a month goes by without someone talking about Meg Cabot’s The Princess Diaries on my Twitter feed. OK, so a lot of the time they are talking about one or both of the movies.

Now Hear This: John Lee
by Heather Booth

He boasts hundreds of credits to his name, a classic storyteller’s gravitas, an impressive stamina for lengthy historical nonfiction, and multiple series credits.

The Shelf Care Interview: Alex Sanchez

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks with Alex Sanchez about his newest book, The Greatest Superpower, which comes out in February 2021 from Capstone.

The Shelf Care Interview: Duchess Harris

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, author Duchess Harris provides a historical perspective from the pages of Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Social Movements in America, and she discusses the importance of empathy in schools today. 

Lightning Round: 2020 Debuts
by Sarah Hunter

It’s a huge understatement to say 2020 has been an overwhelming year, but it hasn’t stopped authors from releasing lots of great debuts! Read on to meet nine newly published authors and learn about their writing habits and what brings them hope in a tumultuous year (spoiler alert: it’s almost always the readers).

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