Good news! Dogs of War got coveted *starred reviews* from Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books!
We talk with journalist Gil Roth about art, writing, comics, the collaborative process, and the challenges of writing about war for young people. Listen to the podcast interview: Virtual Memories.
* School Library Journal Top Ten Graphic Novels
* YALSA Top Ten Great Graphic Novels
* ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
* IRA Young Adults’ Choice
Print, radio, blog, and podcast interviews about Dogs of War, sometimes with the book’s awesome artist Nathan Fox. Check out what we have to say.
Free Teaching Guide Scholastic Graphix publishes an excellent guide to using graphic novels in the classroom or school library. Here’s a pdf of it. graphix_teachers_guide
So I’m waiting for the elevator in our apartment building. One of our neighbors recycles on a once-every-couple-decades basis, hence the messy stack of assorted magazines from the 1970s on up. The elevator’s really slow, so I idly thumb through an old copy of LIFE and spot this World War I photo of a French courier dog.
I’m working with Kevin Duggan, my collaborator in art and life, on a new picture book, an exciting adventure story about a whale in trouble, a daring, dangerous rescue, and a . . . nope! No spoilers!
The crow is often viewed as an urban pest. But that’s not how Sheila Keenan and Kevin Duggan see it. They consider the crow one of the smartest animals around.
Read an interview with the author and illustrator of As the Crow Flies
The authors of “As The Crow Flies,” Sheila Keenan and Kevin Duggan, talk about their book and about crows in Troy, NY at Market Block Books. 10/13/12
Check out the “As the Crow Flies” trailer.