REVIEW
Meanwhile by Jason Shiga

If you've never visited Betsy Bird's blog A Fuse #8 Production, then you're missing out on one of the pillars of the kidlitosphere. No jive. Now housed on the prestigious School Library Journal website, Fuse #8 examines children's books in illuminating and entertaining detail, as well as covering other topics related to the world of children's literature. Betsy is a children's librarian for the NYPL system.

MeanwhileIn her capacity as Round I Judge for this year's Graphic Novels panel, Betsy took a look at Cybils nominee Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities. by Jason Shiga. This unique graphic novel puts the appeal of a good Choose Your Own Adventure book into a comic-style format. According to Betsy:

Simple enough in its concept and art that a ten-year-old would feel confident picking it up, yet jam packed with an insane degree of whimsy and darkness, the book isnโ€™t afraid to trust the brains, and the decisions, of its audience.

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