Calvin

By LEAVITT, Martine

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ISBN
9780374380731
Publisher
Farrar


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2015  |  Young Adult

Gr 8 Up—Coincidences abound in Calvin's life: he was born on the day the last Calvin & Hobbes cartoon strip was published, his grandpa gave him a stuffed tiger called Hobbes when he was a kid, and his best friend was even named Susie. However, she became beautiful and stopped being his friend. When Calvin is diagnosed with schizophrenia, he believes that Bill Watterson is the key to curing him of the illness and he must escape the hos...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2015

Seventeen-year-old Calvin has recently been diagnosed as schizophrenic. Calvin believes that his life is inextricably linked to Bill Watterson, the famously reclusive artist behind the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes—a belief reinforced by the constant presence of the voice of tiger Hobbes in his consciousness. This is coupled with some odd coincidences: his name; the fact that he was born on the day of the final Calvin and Hobbes strip; and that, just as in the comic strip, the girl next door is named Susie....Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Seventeen-year-old Calvin, recently diagnosed as schizophrenic, believes that his life is inextricably linked to Bill Watterson, the reclusive artist...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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