Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1): Volume 1

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Product Details

Price
$12.99  $12.08
Publisher
Graphix
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781338236132

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About the Author

Shannon Wright is an illustrator and cartoonist based in Richmond, Virginia. She is the co-creator, with Varian Johnson, of Twins, and she illustrated two picture books, My Mommy Medicine by Edwidge Danticat and I'm Gonna Push Through by Jasmyn Wright. Shannon graduated with a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she co-teaches a comics course during the summer. To learn more, visit her online at shannon-wright.com.
Varian Johnson is the author of several novels for children and young adults, including The Parker Inheritance, which won both Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor awards, The Great Greene Heist, an ALA Notable Children's book, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book, and a Texas Library Association Lone Star List selection, and the graphic novel Twins co-created with Shannon Wright, an NPR Best Book. He lives with his family near Austin, Texas. You can visit him on the web at varianjohnson.com and @varianjohnson.

Reviews

Praise for The Parker Inheritance:

* A must-purchase. -- School Library Journal, starred review

* Johnson's Westing-game inspired tale is a tangled historical mystery, a satisfying multigenerational family story, and an exploration of twentieth-century (and contemporary) race and racism. -- The Horn Book, starred review

* A compelling mystery and a powerful commentary on identity, passing, and sacrifice. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

Praise for The Great Greene Heist series:

[A] smartly crafted but breezy adventure that might just have students secretly cooking up schemes of their own. -- Children's Book Council

* The elaborate bait and switch of this fast-paced, funny caper novel will surprise its readers as much as the victims. They'll want to reread immediately. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Sheer fun. -- The Horn Book