From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

September 23rd at 4PM EST
17th Street Location

Graphic Adaptations of Great Stories!

Dive back in to some of your favorite series with these wonderful graphic novel adaptations as we welcome five wonderful creators to share their new books! 

Join us for:

  • Ghosts Don't Eat Potato ChipsA Graphix Chapters Book (The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids: #3) by DEBBIE DADEY, adapted by ANGELI RAFER. Eddie and Howie go to visit Eddie's great-aunt Mathilda. But when Howie sees a shadowy face in the window — and when his potato chips start to form mysterious trails — the Bailey School kids are spooked. Could a ghost be living in the attic?

  • Mary Anne's Bad Luck MysteryA Graphic Novel. (The Baby-Sitters Club #13) illustrated by CYNTHIA YUAN CHENG. Mary Anne should never have thrown away that chain letter she got in the mail. Ever since she did, bad things have been happening to everyone in The Baby-sitters Club. With Halloween coming up, Mary Anne's even more worried -- what kind of spooky thing will happen next? Then Mary Anne finds a new note in her mailbox: Wear this bad-luck charm, it says. OR ELSE. Mary Anne has to follow the note's instructions. But who sent the charm? And why did they send it to Mary Anne?

  • Moon Rising: A Graphic Novel. (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #6) illustrated by MIKE HOLMES. The war between the tribes is finally over, and now the dragonets of the prophecy have a plan for lasting peace: Jade Mountain Academy, a school that will gather dragonets from all the tribes and teach them to live together, perhaps even as friends. Moonwatcher isn't sure how she feels about school, however. Hidden in the rainforest for most of her life, the young NightWing has an awful secret. She can read minds, and even see the future. Living in a cave with dozens of other dragons is noisy, exhausting — and dangerous. In just a few days, Moon finds herself overwhelmed by her secret powers and bombarded by strange thoughts, including those of a mysterious dragon who might be a terrible enemy. And when someone starts attacking dragons within the academy, Moon has a choice to make: Stay hidden and safe? Or risk everything to save her new friends?

  • Stacey's MistakeA Graphic Novel. (The Baby-Sitters Club #14) illustrated by ELLEN T. CRENSHAW. Stacey is so excited! Her friends from The Baby-sitters Club are coming to New York City for a long weekend. It's going to be perfect -- a party and a sleepover on Friday night, a big baby-sitting job on Saturday, and lots of sightseeing throughout. But it turns out that the baby-sitters are way out of place in the big city. With ten kids to baby-sit and a full schedule of activities, how will Stacey keep the weekend from becoming a complete disaster?

Saturday, September 23rd at 4PM EST at Our 17th Street Store!

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