Teens are taken by graphic novels, and these two books by Pioneer Valley authors and illustrators are renowned for their ability to share profound experiences with mature readers. We’re pairing these books with a 6-color comics pen, should the writing or illustration inspiration strike!
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Flamer by Mike Curato
It’s the summer between middle school and high school, and Aiden Navarro is away at camp. Everyone’s going through changes–but for Aiden, the stakes feel higher. As he navigates friendships, deals with bullies, and spends time with Elias (a boy he can’t stop thinking about), he finds himself on a path of self-discovery and acceptance
All books are signed by the authors.
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