Drama: Book summary and reviews of Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Drama

by Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2012
    240 pages
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Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon Over Mississippi, she's a terrible singer. Instead she's the set designer for the stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn't know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen, and when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!

Following the success of Smile, Raina Telgemeier brings us another graphic novel featuring a diverse set of characters that humorously explores friendship, crushes, and all-around drama!

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"Starred Review. Telgemeier’s manga-infused art has some moments of heartache, but the generally cheerful and affirming story should be eagerly devoured by her many fans. Ages 10-14." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. With the clear, stylish art, the strongly appealing characters and just the right pinch of drama, this book will undoubtedly make readers stand up and cheer. Brava!" - Kirkus

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sky

Drama by Raina Telgimer
I think this book is very amusing, and great for 4-5 grade to read .

Zainny

It was a really good book!!!
I would actually give it a 4.5 because if you read the book the ending just ends in some sort of a twist that is hard to understand. But overall the book is great and really funny... This book would be good for 5th grader to about a 7th grade level.

Tori

Best book
It was so good I read the book 10 times!

K.C.

Good for older readers
Parents do your research. This book is banned for some Elementary schools. It isn't appropriate for kids under 11. Get ready to have an interesting conversation with your child earlier than you imagined. Shame on all these book reviews that don't include this info for parents!

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Raina Telgemeier grew up in San Francisco, then moved to New York City, where she earned an illustration degree at the School of Visual Arts. Her most recent title, Smile, a critically acclaimed graphic memoir based on her childhood, was a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Will Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens, and received a Boston Blobe-Horn Book Honor. Raina also adapted and illustrated The Baby-sitters Club graphic novels, which were selected for YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens list and Booklist’s Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth list. Raina lives in Astoria, New York, with her husband and fellow comics artist, Dave Roman.

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