Friday, October 31, 2014

Anya's Ghost

Anya's Ghost
by Vera Brosgol [YA PB Brosgol]

This beautifully illustrated graphic novel is the story of a second generation Russian-American girl and her adventures with a local ghost. It handles fairly typical young adult issues such as body image problems and the wages of popularity fairly well, if a bit glancing. Brosgol chooses to keep the story light and pleasant rather than dig deep into these issues. Overall I found it enjoyable and quick. -- recommended by Ben F. - South Branch Library

[If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try Friends with Boys, by Faith Erin Hicks, This One Summer, by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki.]

[ official Verabee web site ]

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