Scholastic’s Summer 2019 catalog includes a couple of comics heavy hitters and much more.
Raina Telgemeier, the bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts, will help middle grades readers tell their own story in Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story (see “Kids Comics Roundup: New How-To From Raina Telgemeier, New Dog Man, More”). The 144-page hardcover uses journaling and other interactive techniques to offer tips for the creative process. The book is on sale April 30 for an MSRP of $12.99.
In Sarah Graley’s Glitch, Izzy’s all-too-real adventures in the virtual reality of Dungeon City threaten her real-world relationship with her best friend Eric. The 192-page paperback will be in stores on May 14 for an MSRP of $14.99.
Monster brothers Wolfie, Jackson, and Roy face down a villainous CEO who’s after their favorite pizza joint and dead set on making everyone in town a zombie in Wolfie Monster and the Big Bad Pizza Battle. The 144-page paperback by Joey Ellis will be on sale June 25. MSRP is $12.99.
The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Biography of Bruce Lee tells the tale of the global superstar and martial arts master, from his childhood in Japanese-occupied Hong Kong to the discrimination and bullying he faced as an immigrant in the United States. The 240-page dustjacketed hardcover from Jim Di Bartolo is on sale July 30. MSRP is $27.99.
Dany uses her magic sketchbook to make a duplicate of herself to help with homework and make her popular, but she accidentally releases a havoc-wreaking dog in the process in Making Friends: Back to the Drawing Board from Kristen Gudsnuk. The sequel to Making Friends (see “Review: 'Making Friends' GN”) will be in stores on July 30. The 224-page paperback has an MSRP of $12.99.
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