The cardboard kingdom (Cardboard Kingdom, Book 1) by Sell, Chad (#1101YM2)


The cardboard kingdom (Cardboard Kingdom, Book 1)

by Sell, Chad
Paperback Alfred A. Knopf, 2018


From the Publisher
Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity. "A breath of fresh air, this tender and dynamic collection is a must-have." --Kirkus, Starred Welcome to a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary boxes into colorful costumes, and their ordinary block into cardboard kingdom. This is the summer when sixteen kids encounter knights and rogues, robots and monsters--and their own inner demons--on one last quest before school starts again. In the Cardboard Kingdom, you can be anything you want to be--imagine that! The Cardboard Kingdom was created, organized, and drawn by Chad Sell with writing from ten other authors: Jay Fuller, David DeMeo, Katie Schenkel, Kris Moore, Molly Muldoon, Vid Alliger, Manuel Betancourt, Michael Cole, Cloud Jacobs, and Barbara Perez Marquez. The Cardboard Kingdom affirms the power of imagination and play during the most important years of adolescent identity-searching and emotional growth. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS * THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY * SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL * A TEXAS BLUEBONNET 2019-20 MASTER LIST SELECTION "There's room for everyone inside The Cardboard Kingdom, where friendship and imagination reign supreme." --Ingrid Law, New York Times bestselling author of Savvy "A timely and colorful graphic novel debut that, like its many offbeat but on-point characters, marches to the beat of its own cardboard drum." --Tim Federle, award-winning author of Better Nate Than Ever
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 05/15/18
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starred, 05/01/18
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 04/01/18
  • New York Times, 06/03/18
  • Publishers Weekly starred, 04/16/18
  • School Library Journal starred, 04/01/18
Product Details
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Publication Date: June 5, 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: 741.5
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 281 pages : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • ISBN-10: 1-52471-938-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-52471-938-8
  • Follett Number: 1101YM2
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 2.4
  • ATOS Book Level: 2.4
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: 1
  • AR Quiz: 195539EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 2.2
  • Reading Counts Points: 4
  • Lexile: GN150L