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Katman (2009)

by Kevin C. Pyle(Favorite Author)
3.17 of 5 Votes: 3
0805082859 (ISBN13: 9780805082852)
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
review 1: A wonderful story that targets serious identity issues and moral dilemmas that youth face today. The true-to-life pictorial of adolescent interaction allows the reader to identify with characters in the story. Could be an eye-opener for some or justification for others! A wonderful addition for the target audience! Thank you Goodreads First Reads for my free copy of Katman, a welcome addition as I currently work at an elementary/middle school and will be recommended it as reading material for the students!
review 2: Katman is an interesting story. The graphic novel follows Kit, a 15-year old loner growing up in relative poverty in a single-parent household. Kit takes to caring for all of the stray cats in his neighborhood, and he also meets Jess, a nice girl st
... moreuck in a group of heavy-metal bullies. And what unfolds is a story that explores themes of abandonment and community. I really enjoy Pyle's style--there's a lot happening on each page, and while there is a lot to digest, his illustrative process really allows the action to come alive. Also, I think that secondary English students could really take to this novel. The social-circumstances that surround the narrative would be very relatable for young readers, and Pyle's artistic control of the story (and its themes) are certainly worthy of study. less
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while i was reading i thought is it better to care about something someone or nothing at all
a little inspirational book about being able to change your section of the world.
well done. definitely worth reading.
Aww . . . what a sweet book!
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