What You Need to Know to Start Reading Manga

What is manga? Manga refers to a genre of graphic novels originally developed by Japanese artists and translated into English. This is why manga volumes are read from right to left, because it follows the direction of the Japanese language. While American graphic novels are often full-color books, manga pages are mostly black and white

What You Need to Know to Start Reading Manga2023-09-27T14:14:05+00:00

Calpurnia Tate

As we celebrate Indiana author, Gene Stratton Porter, this month, let’s take a look at the Calpurnia Tate books available in the kids’ department at NCPL. “The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly, is a novel set at the turn of the 20th century. The story follows six months in the life of young

Calpurnia Tate2023-09-12T19:46:31+00:00

Gene Stratton-Porter Read Alikes

What is more inspiring than reading stories where the characters are being transformed by the people and circumstances around them and emerging from their former shell into something new and beautiful and changed? Much like A Girl of the Limberlost, these stories will take you to places where personal metamorphosis is possible.

Gene Stratton-Porter Read Alikes2023-08-31T19:31:26+00:00
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