Mega Dose
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | September 30, 2014

    Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks



    One day when I was 12 years old and setting off on my newspaper route after school my mom said will you stop at the doctor's and pick up something... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.99
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Children's- Graphic Novels
25 Remote Warehouse Children's- General
3 Remote Warehouse Children's- General

More copies of this ISBN

Janes in Love (Minx Graphic Novels)

by

Janes in Love (Minx Graphic Novels) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Review:

"The second book of the PLAIN Janes series returns to the four Janes of suburban town Kent Waters and their public art 'attacks' as People Loving Art in Neighborhoods (PLAIN). This time the story line is sprinkled with bits of romance as the various Janes struggle to approach their love interests for dates to the school dance and the main Jane applies for an art grant. Castellucci writes with ambition, including threads that pull in issues of terrorism, fear, free art and adolescent anxiety. Unfortunately, the resulting tangle of political overtones sometimes clutters what could have been a clearer story of one girl's artistic aspirations and the underlying theme of friendship. Rugg, whose art and unfettered concepts of femininity soared with Street Angel, is more constrained with the two-dimensional characters he's illustrating. As the second book of the series, a character breakdown or introduction would be helpful to new readers. Otherwise, it's a suitable read for those who enjoyed the first Janes book, but not a good entry point for anyone unfamiliar with the series. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

In this sequel to "The Plain Janes," the Janes are back. But when the Janes become entangled in matters of the heart, they discover that in art and in love, the rules don't always apply. Young adult.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401213879
Author:
Castellucci, Cecil
Publisher:
Minx
Author:
Rugg, Jim
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
Graffiti
Subject:
High school students
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
graphic novel;art;fiction;comics;young adult;ya;high school;friendship;love;street art;romance;dating;relationships;minx;realistic fiction;teen;schools
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Plain Janes
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.98x5.24x.39 in. .42 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13

Other books you might like

  1. Chiggers
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  2. Good as Lily Used Trade Paper $2.50
  3. Kimmie66 New Trade Paper $9.99
  4. Confessions of a Blabbermouth New Trade Paper $9.95
  5. Water Baby (Minx Graphic Novels)
    New Trade Paper $9.99
  6. Burnout Used Trade Paper $6.95

Related Subjects

Children's » Comics and Graphic Novels » General
Children's » General

Janes in Love (Minx Graphic Novels) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.99 In Stock
Product details 176 pages Minx - English 9781401213879 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The second book of the PLAIN Janes series returns to the four Janes of suburban town Kent Waters and their public art 'attacks' as People Loving Art in Neighborhoods (PLAIN). This time the story line is sprinkled with bits of romance as the various Janes struggle to approach their love interests for dates to the school dance and the main Jane applies for an art grant. Castellucci writes with ambition, including threads that pull in issues of terrorism, fear, free art and adolescent anxiety. Unfortunately, the resulting tangle of political overtones sometimes clutters what could have been a clearer story of one girl's artistic aspirations and the underlying theme of friendship. Rugg, whose art and unfettered concepts of femininity soared with Street Angel, is more constrained with the two-dimensional characters he's illustrating. As the second book of the series, a character breakdown or introduction would be helpful to new readers. Otherwise, it's a suitable read for those who enjoyed the first Janes book, but not a good entry point for anyone unfamiliar with the series. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , In this sequel to "The Plain Janes," the Janes are back. But when the Janes become entangled in matters of the heart, they discover that in art and in love, the rules don't always apply. Young adult.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.