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#01 The Drained Brains Caper
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By Trina Robbins
Illustrated by Tyler Page
©2010
Graphic Universe ™

Series: Chicagoland Detective Agency

ISBN-10: 0-7613-4601-5
ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-4601-2

Pages: 64
Trim Size: 6 x 8 1/2
Dewey: [Fic]
Reading Level: 4

Interest Level: 4-8
Ages: 9-14

ATOS Quiz #: 138144
ATOS AR Points: 1.00
ATOS: 3.10
Guided Reading: Q*
Lexile Level: 390
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About the Author
Writer and feminist herstorian Trina Robbins has been writing books, comics, and graphic novels for over 30 years. Her most recent books are The Brinkley Girls (Fantagraphics) and Forbidden City: the Golden Age of Chinese Nightclubs (Hampton Press). Her newest graphic novel is the three-part YA series Chicagoland Detective Agency for Graphic Universe™.
About the Illustrator
Tyler Page lives in Minneapolis with his wife Cori Doerrfeld (who is also an artist) and their daughter. He was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2003 and received a Xeric Foundation grant in 2007 to publish the first volume of Nothing Better. To date he has created and published 6 books of his own in addition to doing comics and illustration work for a variety of commercial clients. When he's not drawing he serves as the Director of Print Technology Services at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design.
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"Though it is full of sophisticated references, this inventive, playful story should appeal to tween readers. Diverse characters and assured, accessible cartoon-style illustrations make it a promising start to a new series." --School Library Journal
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"The crisp black and white artwork is appealing, and the writing is just edgy enough to entice middle-schoolers." --Library Media Connection
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