Every now and then we encounter a new children's book or series that we’re so excited about we want to broadcast it from the rooftop. We've created the Tattered Cover Kids' V.I.B. (Very Impressive Book) to highlight real stand-outs among the many delightful and meaningful new editions for young readers.
Our latest selection is:
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
“Ah, summer camp. A time loved by some, hated by others, and experienced to the fullest in this new graphic novel by award-winning artist Vera Brosgol. Vera dreamed of going to camp just like the girls she knew from school, but when she ends up at a camp filled with other Russian-Americans, it's not exactly what she had in mind. Sure, there's capture the flag and swimming, but there's also Russian history class and going to church in the rain---and don't get her started on the outhouses. I laughed, cringed, and cheered while reading Vera's adventures. If you liked Smile, Drama, or Real Friends, and are looking for something new, pick up this book next! It's perfect for summer reading.” –Bethany Strout, Children's Buyer
Purchase this book and previous Kids' V.I.B. selections below: