The Port Chicago 50 is a huge departure from the usual dry reading for young people studying American History. Kids need to read books like this to put humanity into the basic principles of America and how we have struggled to live up to them.
t might seem that comics themselves are dying, but the truth is that comics are alive and well. In fact, they are conquering global culture. What's more: Comics increasingly are the home of our spiritual imagination.
Steve Sheinkin's graphic novels contain real-life Jewish wisdom embodied in Rabbi Harvey, a tough, tall, black-garbed hero who looks like Clint Eastwood's Jewish cousin -- except that Harvey always shoots from his brain, never from his hip.