OUT NOW! All Vera wants to do is fit in—but that’s not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send . Anya’s Ghost, Vera Brosgol’s debut graphic novel, starts out as a simple young adult story about a girl who’s having a hard time fitting in at. Anya Borzakovskaya is one frustrated, grouchy teenager. She’s embarrassed by her Anya’s Ghost. Vera Brosgol. Roaring Brook/First Second.

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Discourse in a Di This theme is nothing revolutionary, but the humor, the dash of the paranormal, and the fantastic ahya all contribute to the extraordinariness of this book.

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Eventually she managed to convince Emily to go back to her hole. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It’s a good book and not so scary.

And the art does a fantastic job of conveying the humor of the story, as well as the eerie shenanigans going on behind the scenes. Anya Borzakovskaya is the daughter of a Russian immigrant.

Anya’s Ghost

Anya is a typical American teenager. Decent art, predictable plot and ghkst interesting character make it worth an average rating. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I also loved the way that Vera Brosgol provided so much mystery surrounding the ghost girl as you have to wonder to yourself about why she is with Anya in the first place and what her purpose is for being with Anya?


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What I loved about this comic: I am a huge Neil Gaiman fan and would read almost anything he recommends. Jul 25, Seth T.

View all 10 comments. I didn’t really care for the story. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

Emily rebukes Anya, saying that she is no better, and that the two of them are more alike then she wants to admit. Read reviews that mention graphic novel anya wants the ghost graphic novels high school vera brosgol russian immigrant neil gaiman falls down a well ghost story black aanya white year old highly recommend main character trying to fit teenage girl years ago named emily coming of age meets the ghost quick read.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She’s embarrassed by her family, self-conscious about her body, and she’s pretty much given up on fitting in at school.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend browgol not one of them. And Anya falls in love so what can she do? The illustrations are really cool and simple in my opinion and demonstrated the emotions and attitudes of the characters very well.


The New York Times Company. You know something all of us fail to realize? Ooh — I’ll bet she wishes she’d hung on to that ‘fattening’ food now She gives her tips on being popular.

Archived from the original on And the kind of girl many of us maybe once were. Jul 27, Pooja rated it it was amazing Shelves: And the worst danger comes when you are tempted to shed off your identity and your heritage like a skin that has no use anymore just because the social circles demand everyone to be the same.

I bought this book after reading Awkward and Brave.

As far as I’m concerned, graphic novels are all about the art. Mar 26, Amalia Gavea rated it it was amazing Recommended to Amalia by: