Page by Paige
Paige Turner has just moved to New York with her family, and she's having some trouble adjusting to the big city. In the pages of her sketchbook, she tries to make sense of her new life, including trying out her secret identity: artist. As she makes friends and starts to explore the city, she... show more
Paige Turner has just moved to New York with her family, and she's having some trouble adjusting to the big city. In the pages of her sketchbook, she tries to make sense of her new life, including trying out her secret identity: artist. As she makes friends and starts to explore the city, she slowly brings her secret identity out into the open, a process that is equal parts terrifying and rewarding.Laura Lee Gulledge crafts stories and panels with images that are thought-provoking, funny, and emotionally resonant. Teens struggling to find their place can see themselves in Paige's honest, heartfelt story.Praise for Page by Paige“Gulledge's b&w illustrations are simple but well-suited to their subject matter; the work as a whole is a good-natured, optimistic portrait of a young woman evolving toward adulthood.” –Publishers Weekly
Publish date: May 1st 2011
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Can't wait to share this with my daughter I love the art, characters, and story.Causes The Feels. Adorable innocent dating.Love and respect how Jules's private issue was handled. Beware the use of "exotic" to describe people. Thankfully only once. Touching mother-daughter moments. The metaphor about...
I wasn't expecting this book to be as thoughtful as it is. I love how Paige expresses her feelings in her sketchbook, and how the visuals work with the words. The story is simple enough, in that new-girl-in-school subgenre. Paige and her friends are likeable and have real personality. Paige wanting ...
My sister brought home Page by Paige and mentioned something to me about reading it. I don’t usually read graphic novels or comics, but I gave this one a try because 1) it’s realistic fiction and 2) according to the sticker on the front cover it was a “Teen’s Top Ten” choice in my county’s library s...
Beautiful, inventive art and some powerful description of social anxiety and insecurity, but exceedingly heavy-hanndy. By about a third of the way through my interest in and patience with the book had trickled away.