Sunday, September 23, 2012

Babymouse for President by Jennifer Holm-ADVISABLE

Holm, Jennifer L. ill. by Michael Holm. Babymouse for President. Random House Books, 2012. Pgs. 94. Language: G, Violence: G, Sexula Content: G. GRAPHIC NOVEL.

 When Babymouse learns about the presidents of the United States, she starts dreaming big. After her locker eats her lunch and she’s forced to eat yucky school lunch, she decides that running for class president is the first step towards her becoming President of the United States. The only problem is that Felicia Softpaws, the school’s mean girl, is determined to win no matter what. Can Babymouse win the election and achieve her dreams?

A fun graphic novel with simple, but funny text. The illustrations are well-done and entertaining. Fans of Babymouse or readers who like graphic novels and humor will enjoy reading this book. EL (K-3), EL (4-6). ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Service Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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