My 8 year old niece, Salem, recently read Boing Boing for the first time. She appears to have liked it a lot and felt she had something to share. She'd like to tell you a bit about manga:
ShijuShojo Manga is a type of Japanese comic for tweenage girls (7-12 years old). I should know because I am a tweenage girl –I am 8! Sugar Sugar Rune by Moyoco Anno is a shojo manga, duh! And it is good for tweens because only the first book has cursing so the language is OK. It’s also good because it is an action-packed romance novel and it has witches, magic, and French words. Ooh la la! If you think traveling through a door on the dark side of the moon to a place where people can fly, do magic, and eat clouds that taste like cotton candy, then Sugar Sugar Rune is the book for you.