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Tween/Teen Graphic Novel Discussion – “The Backstagers” by James Tynion IV
July 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for a graphic novel discussion, Wed, July 29th, 2-3pm We will be reading “The Backstagers: Rebels Without Applause” by James Tynion IV. In addition to discussion we would love to plan additional activities with you, come with your ideas on what else you want, from writing your own story lines to drawing your own comics. Register to attend using this link: https://bit.ly/bixcomicjuly
Graphic novels will be available to Bixby Library card holders as an ebook on Hoopla. To access ebooks, you will need your library barcode and password. You can find directions on how to login and use Hoopla on the library website. Hoopla access is made possible through the use of the Freda Fishman Stroh Cultural grant.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please email any questions to Laksamee Cave, email@example.com
James Tynion IV (Detective Comics, The Woods) teams up with artist Rian Sygh (Munchkin, Stolen Forest) for an incredibly earnest story that explores what it means to find a place to fit in when you’re kinda an outcast. When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he’s taken in by the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Hunter, Aziz, Sasha, and Beckett become his new best friends and introduce him to an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain that the rest of the school doesn’t know about, filled with strange creatures, changing hallways, and a decades-old legend of a backstage crew that went missing and was never found.