Skim (Graphic Novel)
After a boy at school takes his own life, teen-witch Skim's fragile world seems to topple and turn upside down too. In honest diary entries, Skim confides the frenzy of grief that surrounds her, while deep down she struggles with her own loneliness and the secret inner stirrings she feels when... show more
After a boy at school takes his own life, teen-witch Skim's fragile world seems to topple and turn upside down too. In honest diary entries, Skim confides the frenzy of grief that surrounds her, while deep down she struggles with her own loneliness and the secret inner stirrings she feels when falling in love for the first time.
Publish date: 2009
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Pages no: 142
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
Yes, I've reached the end of my journey with Jillian Tamaki. I just finished her first work with her cousin Mariko entitled Skim. One thing is for certain...Tamaki has the corner market on teenage angst. (As you can probably tell, I'm over the angst.) The story follows a girl named Kim who is your t...
I like most stories with mixed protagonists, so Skim delivered there. However, the rest of the story didn't capture me. I did like watching Katie and Kim's relationship develop, but there was so little of it in the book. I think if I were in high school or under duress I would have enjoyed the sto...
This book was like a time capsule for me. I could relate to the main character, Skim, so much that it was almost like thumbing through an old journal of my own. Skim is a Wiccan goth queer outcast in high school, in the early 90s, which pretty much sums up my own adolescence. I can honestly say I've...
I borrowed Skim after reading a friend's review. This graphic novel uses the life of a 16 year old overweight Wiccan-in-training girl to explore various aspects of being a teenager.The story of Skim - also the girls nickname - is at a turning point. Throughout the book she experiences some situation...
Kimberly Keiko Cameron (aka Skim) is a teen witch with a broken arm and teen drama. Things change when one of the boys in her year kills himself which leads to a cascade of issues. Skim is somewhat of an outcast, she doesn't really fit in with a lot of the rest of her class andshe has to learn to ...
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