School Library Journal Review

In the May 2009 issue of School Library Journal, the following review will appear:

With a mix of humor and drama, Everything Asian makes a fine addition to recreational reading lists and a good companion to Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel American Born Chinese.

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Yang is currently doing the Funny Pages for the Times Magazine.  He’s one of many great Asian-American graphic novelists out there — Yang, Adrian Tomine, Shaun Tan (though I suppose he’s Asian-Australian?), just to name a few.  If you haven’t read American Born Chinese, Shortcomings, or The Arrival, you’re missing out.

So with this latest review, the quartet of prepub journals are done: Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, Kirkus, and (School) Library Journal.  So far, so good.

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