Next Stop: (A Graphic Novel)

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Random House Graphic
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5.5 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author
Debbie Fong is an Ignatz-nominated comic artist and illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. She has illustrated multiple children's nonfiction books, including the best-selling How to Be a Person. She is also the artist behind POMMO Press, an online art shop selling prints, stationery, and other fun goods.
"A nuanced and deeply felt exploration of grief, told with humor, magic, and a touch of mystery." --Andrea Wang, Newbery Honor-winning author of The Many Meanings of Meilan

"Full of gut-wrenching sadness and quiet, lovely moments, [Next Stop] will deeply immerse you in Pia's imperfect, impactful summer road trip." --Kristen Gudsnuk, author of Making Friends

"A heart wrenching journey that's well worth the trip." --Kayla Miller, author of New York Times bestseller Click

★ "With a sympathetic protagonist navigating unimaginable pain, fully realized and engaging secondary characters, and a skillfully crafted narrative, this is a remarkable debut." --The Horn Book, starred review

★ "A poignant story that delicately balances youthful delight and naïveté with profound mourning." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Mixing young friendship and whimsy with a depth of feeling as long as any highway, this introspective graphic novel should be the obvious next stop for middle grader readers looking for the weird and wonderful." --The Bulletin, starred review

★ "Endearing, heartbreaking, and uplifting in turns, Fong's unforgettable debut is a first purchase for youth graphic novel collections." --School Library Journal, starred review

"A reminder of the importance of friendship, family, and connection." --Publishers Weekly

"With its humor and poignancy mixed with moments of real magic, readers will find Pia's pilgrimage both hilarious and uplifting." --Booklist

"An immersive, empathetic tale of an important journey that sensitively explores grief and loss even as it celebrates friendship and new experiences." --BookPage