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Awards

  • 2012 Parent’s Guide to the Best Kids’ Comics
  • 2010 CCBC Best Books
  • 2009 Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award nominee
  • 2008 Junior Library Guild Selection
  • 2008 Resource Links “The Year’s Best”

Ramp Rats

Graphic Guide Adventures #2

Fresh from his adventures in Wild Ride, Marcus is back and helping his cousin, Bounce, learn to skate. Between learning how to ollie and do a 50-50 grind, Bounce and his friends also have to avoid the skate-park goons and take on the outlaw bikers who are terrorizing the small town. Excitement, action and some radical skating tips. Hang on for another wild ride!

Ramp Rats is a fast-paced, kickflip-filled mystery illustrated by Michael Deas and packed with skateboard tips that will have readers popping ollies and pulling big air.

 

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“Ramp Rats takes two things kids love, skateboarding and graphic novels, and combines them to create a wonderful values story.”

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What others are saying . . .

“Aside from the action-packed story, great characters, and colorful artwork, this graphic novel adventure includes an array of practical skateboarding tips for beginners.”

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“The ultimate comic for reluctant readers and skate fans alike!”

Library Media Connection

  “The book’s fun, stylish art and underdog story will appeal to many readers.”
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