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The Horn Book Guide

Cover: Belinda the Unbeatable

Nordling, Lee Belinda the Unbeatable
32 pp. Lerner/Graphic Universe 2017. LE ISBN 978-1-5124-1331-1 PE ISBN 978-1-5124-5413-0 Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4880-1
(3) 1-3 Illustrated by Scott Roberts. Game for Adventure series. Andrew sketches a purple blob; next thing we know the creature’s outside his window and a (frustrating) game of hide-and-seek ensues (Seeker). During Belinda’s game of musical chairs with classmates (including Andrew), each time the music starts the gymnasium morphs into a candy-colored playland of animate musical notes (Unbeatable). These companion wordless comics both convey volumes through facial expressions, perspective, and dynamic panel progression. Review covers these Game for Adventure titles: Andrew the Seeker and Belinda the Unbeatable.
Younger Fiction; Wordless books; Cartoons and comics; Graphic novels; Games; Schools; African Americans; Imagination; Friendship

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