Bluffton

My Summers with Buster Keaton

By Phelan, Matt

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ISBN
978-0-7636-5079-7
Publisher
Candlewick


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2013

This graphic novel tells the fictionalized story of Buster Keaton’s boyhood summertime stays in Bluffton, Michigan, with the Actor’s Colony. Even if today’s kids don’t recognize Keaton, they will still enjoy the story of protagonist Henry, whose summers are immensely enlivened by the annual visit of the vaudevillians, including a boy his age named Buster. Son of the town storekeeper, Henry is enchanted by the stories the acting folks tell and the tricks they do, and ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2013  |  Intermediate Fiction

This graphic novel tells the fictionalized story of Buster Keaton's boyhood summertime stays in Bluffton, Michigan, with the Acto...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on August 1, 2013

This fictional story about the young Buster Keaton, told by a childhood friend named Henry, depicts the entertainer as a bright, charismatic, mischievous, troubling, and ultimately inscrutable boy. Matt Phelan’s lush illustr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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