US$9.35 I’m trying to read more middle grade graphic novels for this month and this really hit the spot.A sweet coming of age story about young Bina and her friend Austin and one long summer. by Hope Larson; illustrated by Hope Larson. Each third-person narrative offers an accessible look at migration under duress, in which the behavior of familiar adults changes unpredictably, strangers exploit the vulnerabilities of transients, and circumstances seem driven by random luck. US$14.24 I also did not care for the illustrations; they desperately needed more color, as the shades of orange were not pleasing to the eye. most distinctively American stylists of her day.

Books like this give me hope for the future of young adult literature.Yes. by

Each initially leaves by boat, struggles between visibility and invisibility, copes with repeated obstacles and heart-wrenching loss, and gains resilience in the process. * All Summer Long, a coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel about summer and friendships, written and illustrated by the Eisner Award–winning and New York Times–bestselling Hope Larson. Want to see more bookish things from me? All Summer Long by Hope Larson.

Bina is now 13 and about to start Junior high. by Series: Eagle Rock (1) Members: Reviews: Popularity: Average rating: Mentions: 208: 12: 93,678 (3.51) 4: Thirteen-year-old Bina faces her first summer without her best friend, Austin, who has left for soccer camp. like a lot of graphic novels, the main cool thing about this was the art, and everything else was pretty meh. In the midst of political turmoil, how do you escape the only country that you’ve ever known and navigate a new life?   —Peter King, Sports IllustratedIt's 2008. Instead, she spends the next few weeks exploring her growing love of music and making new friends. US$13.95 US$13.03 Hope Larson is the author of Salamander Dream, Gray Horses, Chiggers, and Mercury.

US$7.01 Parallel stories of three different middle school–aged refugees—Josef from Nazi Germany in 1938, Isabel from 1994 Cuba, and Mahmoud from 2015 Aleppo—eventually intertwine for maximum impact.

Thirteen-year-old Bina has a long summer ahead of her. She liked her predictable world and she was feeling left out as everyone around her moved and she stood still.

Quirky, unpredictable, often hilarious, Infante's book tells us much about the effect of the Cuban Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days The mention of her brother and the adoption seemed pointless, since its impact on Bina's life really wasn't explored the way I expected it to be.

Larson: I’m currently working on the first of two follow-ups to All Summer Long, and the brilliant Rebecca Mock is drawing our next book together. Larson seems most interested in modelling healthy behavior at the expense of compelling conflict; the parents are all progressive and understanding, and the conflicts between the adolescents are resolved by sitting down and having honest conversations with one another. Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates. All Rights Reserved.

We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? all members Without athletic Austin around to steer the ship, Bina must pursue her own passions, such as discovering new bands and rocking out on her electric guitar. writing!—just not her people. All Summer Long by Hope Larson. She expected this summer to be like other summers, but her best friend, Austin, is going off to soccer camp and nothing is right this summer.  

  By Steve Morris Apr 27, 2018. The summer going into the eighth grade everything changes. Instead, she spends the next few weeks exploring her growing love of music and making new friends. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Thirteen-year-old Bina has a long summer ahead of her. She learns to deal with her changing relationship with Austin now that they growing up and she finds a wAustin and Bina have been inseparable friends since they were in diapers. How Bina and Austin rise above their growing pains and reestablish their friendship and respect for their differences makes for a touching and funny coming-of-age story. There’s a wonderful message at the heart of this book about how being yourself encourages others to do the same. But then Austin comes home from camp, and he's acting even weirder than when he left. I wish this book had been around when I was a tween.

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