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have to esort to verbal abuse and insults on my field GETto The Jive Talker resort to verbal abuse and insults on my field GET MY FIELD Middle school is hard Being a new teenager is hard But this is easy An easy toead easy to understand graphic novel that covers a lot of issues Boys girls non binary one mention extroverts and shy kids sports jocks and bookish nerds big guys and little kids popular kids and loners pale medium dark kids blondes brunettes "Redheads Headscarf And Names "headscarf And names around the globe Jorge Ruiz our hero
Olivia Liv Jorge s best friend Jazmine Duong shy uiet and Jorge sLiv Jorge s best friend Jazmine Duong shy uiet and Jorge s crush Zeke Garrett James and a host of others including Mrs Rashad Mrs Rashad is also the sports coach and the one who made the earlier Gargantuan remark about GET OFF MY FIELDKids bounce around the hallways open lockers eat lunch together or alone and most importantly occasionally bully each other Jorge is a big kid and he doesn t like bullying When he calls it out the kids call him the Sheriff It s a joke but his interventions workWhen he meets Jazmine he is surprised to find himself tongue tied and blushing You can guess where the story goes It s a long book so I ll just copy a few excerpts here to give you an idea I m not spoiling anything by saying it has a happy ending but you probably figured as much eh Thanks to NetGalley and Yen Press for the preview copy from which I ve pinched the pictures Jorge the Sheriff breaks up boys ganging up on a smaller boyJorge shoots hoops and says that sports is simpler than middle schoolCoach Mrs Rashadeads the kids the Wolfgang riot act about verbal abuseJorgeealises he s got a crush and gets so flustered he misses a passed ballGarrett explains to Jorge he hangs out with another guy so he can be part of the in crowdMrs Rashad makes sure the kids understand that they are in charge of their bodiesJorge is upset because someone hacked his social media account and made nasty Publishing Women: Salons, the Presses, and the Counter-Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Italy remarks about friends This is third in a series that is Following the overwhelming success of AWKWARD and BRAVE Svetlana Chmakova's award winning Berrybrook Middle School series continues with its next installment CRUSHJorge seems to have it al. Nly very lightlyelated None of them Wurr 3 (Wurr rely on any of the others so they can easily beead in any order I do highly Кракатит recommendeading them all in whatever order you chooseChmakova knocked this one out of the "Park Too Which Is No Surprise Again "too Which is no surprise Again characters fairly leap off the page
and the story is so well told that it takes you back to those middle school years and thethe story is so well told that it takes you back to those middle school years and the fire changes and drama and pain and joy inherent in them As with any great storyteller she does so in a way that evokes that age with sympathy and honesty I Werewolf: The Apocalypse really enjoyed the layers to this story and seeing Jorge struggle with being a good person even in the face of bad events I liked his uiet calm that masked his occasional panic and I liked his willingness to find the best in others when he couldAnd I think I ll leave it with that As the title implies the story is largely about Jorge s crush on a girl And Chmakova does such a fine job with that as the lead while exploring other aspects of friendship as well And again her art just blows me away with its evocative fine detail adding that extra meaning to a story already well told I juste Das überforderte Gehirn: Mit Steinzeitwerkzeug in der Hightech-Welt read myeview of Awkward and many of the same sentiments abound with this the third in the series The artwork is outstanding the charming story is elatable and had my eleven year old not swiped this from me before I ead it I d have known she would love it This is middle school done well Everything is accounted for cliues athletics clubs the obligatory school dance bullies shy kids kids
LONGING TO BE IN THE ITto be in the it loyal friends bad decisions gossip drama and of course crushes The addition of strong female characters who stand up for themselves and others texting intentional misrepresentation of others online and body autonomy make current this timeless story Add in a lovable main character with the gift of charity and forgiveness and this is a winner amongst current middle schoolersThe last few pages give a peek insid. L together He's big enough that nobody Ivy Vines Visions really messes with him but he's also a genuinely sweet guy with a solideliable group of friends The only time he ever eally feels off his game is. ,
E the long process of creating a single panel for a graphic novel a labor of love for which this talented author is uite suited She offers kids a vision of how she does what she does in a way that is positive and exudes enthusiasm and Home: The Story of Everyone Who Ever Lived in Our House respect for the craft Congratulations to the author on the birth of her baby 45 stars I ordered this months ago and then forgot about it until I got the notice that it had shipped Though I love all of Svetlana Chmakova s work my interest pales beside that of my daughter whose mildeading disability translates to her being comfortable with audiobooks and graphic novels So I left it on her computer and texted her at work to say she had a surpriseand her Chicken Licken reaction was gratifyingThis series is brilliant in how it captures the middle school experience When Iead Awkward I initially thought the attitudes and elationships were too mature for middle schoolers And then I started emembering my own middle school experience I d blocked it out for being a traumatic period of confusion growing awareness of boys being bullied and basically not knowing who "I was or what I wanted to be And Chmakova gets thatIn Crush "was or what I wanted to be And Chmakova gets thatIn Crush story is about Jorge s crush on Jazmine but it goes so much further than that into issues of body autonomy and going along with the crowd and the horrors of gossip And all of it is done in a way that avoids being a lecture which would kill the story dead It s also a story about friendship and forgiveness Jorge is eminently lovable not just for being big and conscious of using his size to protect others
BUT BECAUSE HE HAS A CLEARbecause he has a clear of Mindfulness for Black Dogs Blue Days: Finding a Path Through Depression right and wrong and never fails to act accordingly If this was a didactic story I d say he s the perfectole model but it s not and Jorge is simply the person he iswho happens to be someone any kid struggling to find his place in the world might look up toI continue to look forward to volumes in this delightful series My favorite in the series so far I heart Jorg. When he crosses paths with a certain girl But when the group dynamic among the boys starts to shift will Jorge be able to balance what his friends expect of him versus what he actually wan.