Yuki Tachibana, a withdrawn third grader, is convinced that the fourth floor of his school is home to supernatural creatures that few kids (and no adults) can see and he's worried about a recent influx of new, less friendly creatures and about his ability to perceive the true shape of things waning as he gets older. Most of the other kids mock Yuki - they think he's crazy due to his strange pronouncements and peculiar actions - and, aside from the creatures he sees, his only social interactions are with the school's kindly and open-minded caretaker, a new transfer student named Makoto Suzuki who's allocated the desk next to his and an enigmatic boy named IQ who always wears a box over his head.
Gogo Monster is not for readers who want to close a book and understand exactly what just happened. It is often intentionally vague in execution, leaving the reader wondering about Yuki's mental state. Despite the book being rated safe for 13+ readers, I feel older teens and young adults will actually appreciate it the most for its commentary on the struggle to maintain a child-like sense of wonder as we grow... read more
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