Dear Mothman

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$18.99  $17.66
Harry N. Abrams
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5.81 X 8.27 X 1.1 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author

Robin Gow is a poet, educator, and witch from rural Pennsylvania. It is the Director of the Education Institute at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center and author of critically acclaimed books for children and young adults including Dear Mothman, Ode to My First Car, and A Million Quiet Revolutions. Fae lives with his partner and their many lovely pets. Fae enjoys wandering in the woods and any kind of arts and crafts.

"A hauntingly moving examination of grief, friendship, and identity, reminiscent of my favorite classics. Robin Gow has a magic with words, stirring and shining a light on the deepest of emotions, leaving behind goosebumps (and tears) for Noah's story. This book is a gift."--Kacen Callender, author of the National Book Award winner King and the Dragonflies
"Dear Mothman gives us all the chance to step out of the shadows--when we're ready. Gow has crafted a story full of secrets, sadness, and the gentle thrill of knowing who you are."--Niki Smith, author of The Golden Hour
"This tender story explores the emotional journey of navigating loss and feelings of being different. It illuminates the power of friendship, imagination, and compassion to make a person feel celebrated for exactly who they are. An important heart-book that will make young readers feel seen and understood."--Donna Gephart, author of Lily and Dunkin and Abby, Tried and True
"A ­triumphant coming-of-age story about gender identity, strength, and friendship, as well as the different ways that people ­discover who they are." --School Library Journal
"At times thrilling and always moving, Gow's middle-grade debut is unquestionably a must-have for all collections."
"Gow captures the complexity of emotions that arise amid grief and self-discovery. . .Poignant and sincere." --Kirkus Reviews
"Gow beautifully blends verse with epistolary storytelling in this touching novel of a trans kid trying to search for answers about identity and belonging."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Noah's journey through grief and coming out to the world is authentically messy and joyful."
--The Horn Book Magazine