Epic Kids Book Club Selection: “The Stonekeeper”
AUTHOR: Kazu Kibuishi
GENRE: Middle-Grade Graphic Novel
RATING: 5 stars
SYNOPSIS: After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids’ mom through a door in the basement. Em and Navin, desperate not to lose her, follow her into an underground world inhabited by demons, robots, and talking animals.
Eventually, they enlist the help of a small mechanical rabbit named Miskit. Together with Miskit, they face the most terrifying monster of all, and Em finally has the chance to save someone she loves.”
MY FAVORITE QUOTE FROM THIS BOOK: “You won’t know the meaning of success without knowing how it feels to fail.”
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUTTHIS BOOK IS: The art style! I love how colorful and vivid all the illustrations are, it makes me feel immersed in various settings.
MY FAVORITE CHARACTER IN THIS BOOK IS: Both Emily and Navin! I love their sibling bond and how they support each other throughout the story.
FANS OF THIS BOOK MAY ALSO LIKE: “Ghosts” by Raina Telgemeier, “El Deafo” by Cece Bell, and “Nimona” by N.D. Stevensor
Avery Finley, 16, is an avid reader and book reviewer. When not reading, you can find her playing volleyball, hanging out with friends, or with one of her pets! Follow her on Instagram and TikTok at @readbyfin.Avery Finley, 16, is an avid reader and book reviewer. When not reading, you can find her playing volleyball, hanging out with friends, or with one of her pets! Follow her on Instagram and TikTok at @readbyfin.