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The cardboard kingdom

by Sell, Chad,

Format: Print Book 2018
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Summary
Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School , this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity.

"A breath of fresh air, this tender and dynamic collection is a must-have." -- Kirkus , Starred

Welcome to a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary boxes into colorful costumes, and their ordinary block into cardboard kingdom. This is the summer when sixteen kids encounter knights and rogues, robots and monsters--and their own inner demons--on one last quest before school starts again.

In the Cardboard Kingdom, you can be anything you want to be--imagine that!

The Cardboard Kingdom was created, organized, and drawn by Chad Sell with writing from ten other authors: Jay Fuller, David DeMeo, Katie Schenkel, Kris Moore, Molly Muldoon, Vid Alliger, Manuel Betancourt, Michael Cole, Cloud Jacobs, and Barbara Perez Marquez. The Cardboard Kingdom affirms the power of imagination and play during the most important years of adolescent identity-searching and emotional growth.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS * THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY * SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL * A TEXAS BLUEBONNET 2019-20 MASTER LIST SELECTION

"There's room for everyone inside The Cardboard Kingdom, where friendship and imagination reign supreme." --Ingrid Law, New York Times bestselling author of Savvy

"A timely and colorful graphic novel debut that, like its many offbeat but on-point characters, marches to the beat of its own cardboard drum." --Tim Federle, award-winning author of Better Nate Than Ever
Contents
The sorceress / by Jay Fuller and Chad Sell
The huntress / by David Demeo and Chad Sell
The big banshee / by Katie Schenkel and Chad Sell
The alchemist and the blacksmith / by Kris Moore and Chad Sell
The prince / by Manuel Betancourt and Chad Sell
The animal queen / by Molly Muldoon and Chad Sell
The blob / by Vid Alliger and Chad Sell
Professor Everything / by Cloud Jacobs and Chad Sell
The gargoyle / by Michael Cole and Chad Sell
The mad scientist / by Barbara Perez Marquez and Chad Sell
The robot / by Vid Alliger and Chad Sell
The army of evil / Chad Sell
The bully / by David Demeo and Chad Sell
Megalopolis / by Jay Fuller and Chad Sell
Summer's end / by all the creators of Cardboard Kingdom.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* In the Cardboard Kingdom, every kid can be whomever he or she wants to be! Evil or good, a superhero or a scientist, everyone is welcome among this gang of imaginative neighborhood friends. In Sell's episodic, short comics, each of the kids gets a chance to tell his or her story. Most are fairly standard middle-grade fare, such as a chapter about the bully who learns to play nice with others, but The Cardboard Kingdom really shines in its dissection of traditional gender roles: within the first few pages, readers learn that the Sorceress is a boy playing in high heels and robes, while the Mad Scientist is a girl who likes to wear a mustache. Though the kids rarely question these choices and often take on different personas, the parents at times are less accepting, and it's in these moments that Sell's themes of inclusivity and self-acceptance are truly driven home. Sell's playful, expressive, and boldly colored artwork always keeps the mood fun, quickly shifting between the real world and the kids' imagined scenes in the Cardboard Kingdom. The blocky figures have a great cartoon quality, and, with a wide range of skin tones, genders, and family types, every kid reading will have someone to relate to. This easy-reading story offers in a fun, engaging package a meaningful commentary on the importance of childhood games.--Blenski, Peter Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In his first title for young people, cartoonist Sell offers a story that unfolds in a neighborhood where children make elaborate cardboard costumes that let them try on new personas and powers. Vijay, his older sister Shikha, and their neighbor Sophie experiment first with masks that feature fangs and horns, and their adventures draw in diverse new kids, and issues of gender, class, and culture take center stage. Jack wants to be an evil sorceress; his mother doesn't mind the gown, but rejects the cruelty. Amanda's Spanish-speaking father doesn't want her wearing a mustache ("What would they say back home?"). While the proto-capitalist Alice seems unnecessarily ruthless ("I will get my customers back... and I will crush you"), other characters are drawn with tenderness, including Miguel and Nate, who must balance traditional messages about masculinity with the attraction they feel for each other. Blocky panel artwork adds impact by flipping back and forth between what the kids envision (big monsters, epic battles) and what's actually happening (cardboard creations buckling under the onslaught of garden hoses). Imagination, these kids prove, can erase what seem like unbridgeable differences. Ages 9-12. Agent: Daniel Lazar, Writers House. (June) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Imagination -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Costume -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Imagination -- Fiction.
Costume -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Fantasy.
Cartoons and comics.
Action and adventure comics.
Fantasy comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Publisher New York :2018
Edition First edition.
Contributors Fuller, Jay, author.
Demeo, David, author.
Schenkel, Katie, author.
Moore, Kris, author.
Betancourt, Manuel, author.
Muldoon, Molly, 1987- author.
Alliger, Vid, author.
Jacobs, Cloud, author.
Cole, Michael, author.
Marquez, Barbara Perez, author.
Language English
Notes "This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Colophon.
"Random House graphic"--Jacket.
Description 281 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
ISBN 9781524719371
1524719374
9781524719388
1524719382
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