OUT NOW! All Vera wants to do is fit in—but that’s not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send . Anya’s Ghost, Vera Brosgol’s debut graphic novel, starts out as a simple young adult story about a girl who’s having a hard time fitting in at. Anya Borzakovskaya is one frustrated, grouchy teenager. She’s embarrassed by her Anya’s Ghost. Vera Brosgol. Roaring Brook/First Second.

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I love such gloomy themes.

I mean, things could definitely be worse: This is getting really good. Brosgol uses as much care with her exploration brosgo, the high school drama as she does in keeping her protagonist well-rounded. Nothing significant was really happening in my life, but OMG everything was such a big deal. But pretending I did makes the whole thing seem more worthwhile.

The still reasonably short review: Learn more about Amazon Prime. But it’s really not the right age group. I’m new to this whole Graphic Broosgol world, so I might be asking a very obvious question I love how Anya’s culture and immigrant experience shapes her maturity not in an overt and explicit, in-your-face kinda way, so it’s believable and really admirable in the end when she sees that she ghowt have to let what others think about her affect her cultural pride and identity.


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In fact, the entire package is just extremely well-conceived. View all 3 comments. It deals with universal teenagers-riddle-with-angst themes such as, adapting to a new environment, finding new friends and romantic love, being ashamed of your parents, body image issues, etc. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Having arrived to the USA gera Russia before primary school, she has adopted to the ways of her new homeland.

One day however, Anya accidentally falls down a well and there, she meets a young ghost girl named Emily Reilly who had died centuries ago. And the graphic art was really beautiful and dark I just love seeing the purple graphics, which I thought that it was really well done in this graphic novel.

After completing the art for Anya’s Ghost in ghosg, Brosgol brought it to Hansen, who agreed to represent the artist. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Just the fact that this book is a YA graphic novel makes my heart soar with joy.

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Yes, this comic is rich in beautiful illustrations whose palette consists of blue, white, black and grey but this is just the brosgok of the iceberg of excellence.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Even though I have moved past the rocky road of adolescence, it was still affirming to read about a young woman who learned to take pride in herself. Very original and innovative story! AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


Anya’s Ghost

Perfect Musical Pairing Regina Spektor — Raindrops Regina seems like an obvious choice for this book, and this song is very fragile and sweet, like I imagine Anya is on the inside.

But now I want to know what that food is, and I can’t even sound it out Anya feels inadequate in the preppy American private school her verw mom pays for her using the child support money she receives. Like I said, it is ok for me. Ships from and sold by indoobestsellers.

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Buy the selected items together This item: How did Emily change her look after a few days? I did not need the reminder of the bleep test. Very well-written and skilfully bhost, told beautifully with strong characters and an entertaining story that readers from age 12 onwards will enjoy.

Anya becomes friends with the ghost. Also, the theme about a possible murder in this story might be a bit frightening for readers who do not like reading about death. Most of the identity issues don’t resolve themselves all that surprisingly, but there are some satisfying aspects of the resolution.