Author Archive for Whitney Winn

Kobato., vol. 1-3

Kobato Hanato, a simple teenage girl, is all alone in the world except for a feisty dog-like sidekick named Ioryogi. He is aiding Kobato in her quest to earn a bottle and then fill it with healed hearts, so she…

Young Miss Holmes: Casebook 1-2

It’s late 19th-century England and 10-year-old Miss Christie spends her days in the company of maids and governesses while her parents are away in India. While she considers herself a proper lady, she also proves to be a problem for…

Bloody Chester

It’s the height of the railroad boom in the Wild West. Chester Kates, better known as Bloody Chester, or, much to his chagrin, Lady Kate, lives as an outcast in the town of Averill. After yet another fight with some…

Tall: Great American Folktales

Collecting the tall tales of four American legends, Tall: Great American Folktales provides a full-color, visual entrypoint for young readers either just learning about these heroes or who are looking for more. Edited by Donald Lemke, each of the four…

It’s Pooltime!

Elephant, Stork, and Alligator spend the day at the pool in It’s Pooltime! Though it’s fun to hang out with friends, there are some inevitable mishaps along the way in this introductory graphic novel for young readers, including a towel…

My Name is Elizabeth!

My Name is Elizabeth cover

Elizabeth Alfreda Roxanne Carmelita Bluebell Jones loves her first name. She loves that it’s nine letters long and she loves the shapes her mouth makes when she says it. But she doesn’t love when people get her name wrong. Her…

Friends with Boys

It’s not just Maggie’s first day of high school. It’s also her first day in a real school. Until now, Maggie has been home-schooled by her mom, but it’s time for her to join her three older brothers in the…

Play Ball

Dashiell Brody just moved to a new town, along with her mother and older sister, Arica. With the move comes a new high school — a co-ed one. For Arica, this means lots of cute boys, but for Dashiell, this…

Otto’s Orange Day

Otto the cat loves the color orange, whether it’s orange flowers, orange socks, or even a tower made of orange blocks. When his Aunt Sally sends him a magic lamp containing a genie, he knows just what to wish for…

The Unsinkable Walker Bean

Pirates, merwitches, enchanted objects, and plenty of swachbuckling action pack the pages of Aaron Renier’s The Unsinkable Walker Bean. Like many kids, Walker Bean grew up hearing tales of Atlantis, a city lost to the depths of the ocean by…

K-On!, vol. 1

The high school’s pop music club is about to be disbanded due to a lack of members, but 10th grader Ritsu jumps at the chance to both be a club president and fulfill her dream of being a drummer in…

Gingerbread Girl

Twenty-seven-year old Annah Billips is a lot of things — she’s a tease, she’s a wine lover, and she’s bisexual (maybe). Oh, and she’s also convinced that her father created a sister out of her own brain when she was…

Brain Camp

Camp Fielding, an educational summer camp, promises to turn any teenager into a prodigy. So when Jenna and Lucas, two ordinary 14-year-olds who constantly disappoint their parents, are offered last minute spots, their families jump at the chance. But not…