Hibakusha – Thilde Barboni

35119313Hibakusha by Thilde Barboni

Ma note: 3 de 5 étoiles
Reçu: Distributeur
Parution: 5 mai 2017
Éditions: Dupuis
Âge recommandé: 16+
Rythme: Normal
Sujets: BD, Histoire, Amour impossible, Érotique


Ludwig Mueller est un traducteur-interprète allemand aux ordres du parti hitlérien. Alors que la Seconde Guerre mondiale entame un virage inquiétant, ce mari désabusé et père peu préoccupé par sa famille est envoyé à Hiroshima afin de travailler sur des documents confidentiels, au contenu crypté. Là-bas, il lui est cependant impossible d’échapper à ses tourments qui se gravent dans sa chair et lui causent d’intenses douleurs. C’est alors que sa rencontre avec une belle Japonaise va bouleverser toutes ses convictions, jusqu’au plus profond de son âme… Continue reading

Drama – Raina Telgemeier

13436373Drama by Raina Telgemeier

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Distributor
First Published: 2012
Publisher: Graphix
Recommended Age: 9+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Graphic Novel, Middle Grade, Romance, Plays, Friendship


Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school’s production of Moon Over Mississippi, she can’t really sing. Instead she’s the set designer for the drama department stage crew, and this year she’s determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn’t know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier! Continue reading

A Chanukah Noel – Sharon Jennings

9781897187746.jpgA Chanukah Noel by Sharon Jennings

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
First Published: 2010
Publisher: Second Story Press
Recommended Age: 5+
Genres & Themes: Picture Books, Kindness, Generosity, Holidays


 Charlotte and her family have just moved to a small town in France. There is a lot to get used to – a new language, new friends, a new school. Even the milk tastes different. As Christmas draws near, Charlotte is amazed to see the town transform itself. The streets are decorated, the shops are full of presents, and the smells of cinnamon and chocolate fill the air. Charlotte, who is Jewish, longs to have a Christmas too. Can she find a way to celebrate the spirit of both Christmas and Chanukah? Continue reading