Books by James Sturm

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Hysterical—and useful. (Nonfiction. 6-12)"
This is a Zen sort of art book. It teaches advanced art techniques while hardly talking about drawing at all. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Wrapped up with some drawing paper and pens, this clever Christmas cartoon construction might spark some creative projects. (Graphic picture book. 5-10)"
This lightweight, mildly humorous story about Santa, his favorite elf and a Christmas knight advises kids to draw their own comic strips, though no practical help is offered in drawing instruction. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Entertaining and surprisingly edifying. (Graphic nonfiction. 9-12)"
An insightful and enjoyable way for kids to learn about cartooning, presented in a vibrant graphic format. Read full book review >
SATCHEL PAIGE by James Sturm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"It also rightly presents Paige as hero, showman and symbol. (Graphic fiction. 11-15)"
A bleak tale of failed baseball dreams, smoldering pride and Jim Crow in action. Read full book review >
JAMES STURM’S AMERICA by James Sturm
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"It doesn't take many words or strokes for Sturm's graphic artistry to leave a lasting impression."
The interplay of darkness and light distinguishes this three-part graphic narrative that probes the seamier recesses of the American soul. Read full book review >