Kasumi, Volume 1

Kasumi, Volume 1

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by Hirofumi Sugimoto
     
 

THE INVISIBLE GIRL

Kasumi is a special girl–and not just because she’s a super-cute high schooler with a heart of gold. She has a major secret: She can turn invisible when she holds her breath. But when she transfers to an elite private school, it gets harder to keep her superpowers secret, especially when she catches the eye of the handsome

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THE INVISIBLE GIRL

Kasumi is a special girl–and not just because she’s a super-cute high schooler with a heart of gold. She has a major secret: She can turn invisible when she holds her breath. But when she transfers to an elite private school, it gets harder to keep her superpowers secret, especially when she catches the eye of the handsome student-body president, Ryuuki, and becomes the target of his number one fan, mean girl extraordinaire Reina. Can Kasumi keep hiding who she really is?

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School Library Journal

Gr 7-9

Kasumi, 16, lost her mother when she was very young, and her father, a plant researcher, has moved frequently in an attempt to ward off his unhappiness. Exploring a new forest with him, the teen encounters a mysterious glowing tree that gives her the ability to become invisible when she holds her breath. This attracts the attention of Ryuuki, a moody, attractive student at Kasumi's new, snobby school. He has special powers, too, and may be the answer to Kasumi's questions about hers. Kasumi is a likable character, and her growing crush on Ryuuki, as well as her interactions with the cruelly exclusive students and Otaku Ken, her nerdy new admirer, will resonate with younger teens. The skillful illustrations are drawn with flowing, confident lines and often spill out of angular panels, effectively heightening the drama. This humorous fantasy with elements of realistic young adult fiction should find wide appeal among fans of shojo and fantasy.-Lisa Goldstein, Brooklyn Public Library, NY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345503541
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/22/2008
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
782,985
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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Kasumi, Volume 1 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
BookLover810 More than 1 year ago
I loved it, I bought it and read it five times, then i gave it to my friends to read and now we are all super excited for the second. I can't wait for March. It is a good read and I guarantee that you will love it. I'm not a fan of the cute drawings and stuff like that but this book was just great.
animemangafan17 More than 1 year ago
i checked this manga out from the library and i could tell right away from the cover its going to be a AWESOME manga!When i read the this manga i was so shock!!!The story line and the plot was good the drawing were drawn very well....i love all of the characters!!i never knew that i was find a good manga!!
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Suspenseful and good to reread.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Kasumi is a special girl - and not just because she's a super-cute high schooler with a heart of gold. She has a major secret: She can turn invisible when she holds her breath. But when she transfers to an elite private school, it gets harder to keep her superpowers secret, especially when she catches the eye of the handsome student- body president, Ryuuki, and becomes the target of his number one fan, mean girl extraordinaire, Reina. Can Kasumi keep hiding who she really is?