Louis Undercover

Louis Undercover

Book - 2017
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During the summer holiday Louis and his younger brother spend two weeks with their dad, who appears to have stopped drinking, but a close call with a bee sting brings their mother and the quartet spend a few days together before everything starts back up again.
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781554988594
1554988594
Characteristics: 153 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm

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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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