This coming-of-age tale offers a poignant reflection on growing up, sibling relationships, and the enduring bonds of family, making it an essential read for kids ages 8-12.
Embark on a journey of self-discovery and acceptance. The Effects of Pickled Herring by Alex Schumacher is a poignant coming-of-age graphic novel. As 12-year-old Micah Gadsky and his spirited sister Alana prepare for their dual bar and bat mitzvah, they grapple with a family secret that unravels their understanding of faith and identity. Micah's introspective nature and Alana's outgoing spirit collide, leading them to confront the complexities of growing up, and ultimately, the enduring power of familial bonds.
A vividly illustrated graphic novel. The author's mix of humor and heart in The Effects of Pickled Herring makes this coming of age book relatable for all young adult readers. If you are looking for books about family dynamics, brother and sister relationships, books about growing up, or one's introspection on faith, pick up a copy of The Effects of Pickled Herring
Looking for the best graphic novels for ages 8-12? This is for you If you liked Calling My Name or A First Time for Everything, you will love The Effects of Pickled Herring.