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Series: Lou!


DOWN IN THE DUMPS by Julien Neel
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A frothy, sugary early-adolescent offering. (Graphic fiction. 9-14)"
Spunky Lou is back with more drama, heartache and self-discovery. Read full book review >
SECRET DIARY by Julien Neel
by Julien Neel, illustrated by Julien Neel, translated by Carol Klio Burrell
Released: April 1, 2012

"This lighthearted charmer will leave readers enchantées. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
A beguiling import introduces the irresistibly plucky 12-year-old Lou, a French cousin to Jimmy Gownley's Amelia McBride. Read full book review >