Book Review: “Dactyl Hill Squad” by Daniel José Older
Book Reviews / October 9, 2018

When New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum is destroyed in the Draft Riots of 1863, Magdalys Roca and her friends simultaneously lose their home and become targets of a nefarious slave-trading network that kidnaps free black people from the North and sells them into slavery in the South.

Graphic Novel Review: “Making Friends” by Kristen Gudsnuk
Book Reviews / July 31, 2018

Seventh grade isn’t off to a great start for Dany – she’s starting middle school, and none of her friends are in her classes. But when Dany discovers that a sketchbook she inherits from Great-Aunt Elma brings anything she draws to life, things take a turn for the interesting.