Louis Undercover

Louis Undercover

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"Meet Louis, a young boy who shuttles between his alcoholic dad and his worried mom, and who, with the help of his best friend, tries to summon up the courage to speak to his true love, Billie"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Groundwood : House of Anansi Press, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781554988594
1554988594
Branch Call Number: [GN] FIC/BRITT
Characteristics: 153 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm

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Nominee Best Publication for Teens (13-17)

Older Readers – Grades 6-8, ages 11-14


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OPL_KrisC Aug 07, 2018

A powerful graphic novel that takes an in-depth look at how alcoholism affects a young family.

multcolib_karene Jun 10, 2018

A story, sensitively told, about a family and separation and sadness and alcoholism.

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mclarjh
Jun 10, 2018

Nice illustrations, but the story and characters are very childish. For preteens (but I sense they would be bored). And two female authors creating a male protagonist? Not authentic or credible.

LPL_MattS May 11, 2018

Touching story about a family's ongoing struggle, as well as the tragic consequences of giving in to your fears and weaknesses vs the benefits of being brave and taking a chance. Highly recommend for tweens and teenagers, and I would also recommend the same authors' other graphic novel, Jane, the Fox & Me.

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cgarzon
Apr 21, 2018

Amazingly beautiful illustrations! The contrast of grey and color bring this emotional graphic novel that accompanies Louis and Truffle as they process their parents separation.

ArapahoeKati Jan 02, 2018

A stunningly illustrated and quiet graphic novel about the power of family and how sadness impacts children.

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OPL_KrisC Aug 07, 2018

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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