The author recounts in graphic novel format his troubled childhood with a radiologist father who subjected him to repeated x-rays and a withholding and tormented mother, an environment he fled at the age of sixteen in the hopes of becoming an artist.
Challenged with circling the world at the end of the nineteenth century, three very different adventurers--avid bicyclist Thomas Stevens, fearless reporter Nellie Bly, and retired sea captain Joshua Slocum--embark on epic journeys.
In Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes, Keri Smith, creator of Wreck This Journal, asks readers to explore what it feels like to throw themselves off balance - on purpose. Your whole life you've been taught to avoid making a mess: try to keep every
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer (F Foer): Oskar Schell, the son of a man killed in the World Trade Center attacks, searches the five boroughs of New York City for a lock that fits a key his father left behind.