Robert Clough has written an insightful (as usual) review of Take What You Can Carry. It’s always very satisfying when a reviewer highlights the themes you were hoping everyone would get. Here’s the (LINK)
Alex Dueben at Comic Book Resources asked some great questions. Here’s the (LINK)
Waking Brain Cells: “This intriguing graphic novel is a compelling read that will show young readers not only about history but also about themselves and their own choices.” (LINK) 2nd First Look: “Take What You Can Carry is truly a case of something better left seen rather than explained, so if you’re a fan of […]
Check it out (HERE). This is also a great site to find out what graphic novels are out there in general.
Two good reviews came out recently. One, on Nexus Graphica, is the first one to pick up on what I think of as the main theme of the book (I almost called it “A Secret Mercy.”) “And while at first that intersection doesn’t seem entirely surprising, a small quiet epiphany at the end — about […]
Esther Keller at the School Library Journal blog “Good For Kids” interviewed me. She also had some nice things to say about “Take What You Can Carry” and some great questions. You should check out some of the other posts too as “Good Comics For Kids” has lots of great content. (LINK)
I’m honored to be included on this panel: “Graphic Novels for Young Adults” Betsy Bird, Raina Telgemeier, Kevin Pyle, MK Reed, Derek Kirk Kim The New York Public Library’s Betsy Bird talks to some of the brightest talents in one of comics’ fastest growing demographics. Sunday April 29th at 11:15 in Room A The 69th […]
Take What You Can Carry Kevin C. Pyle. Holt, $12.99 trade paper (176p) ISBN 978-0-8050-8286-9 Two teenage boys separated by time and culture are connected by shared experiences. Kyle is young and bored with his life in late 1970s suburban Chicago. Having recently moved there, he makes new friends and turns to vandalism and shoplifting […]
Interesting, considering I just did a workshop with high schoolers who had been assigned the book. Here’s the (LINK)
On Wednesday, April 4th, I’ll be showing images and reading sections of my new graphic novel, Take What You Can Carry. It starts at 7:00 PM. Here’s the (LINK) and the address: 172 Allen St.(btwn Stanton and Rivington) New York, NY (CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS) Hope to see you there.