Stargazing

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Product Details
Price
$22.99  $21.38
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.1 X 0.9 inches | 1.12 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250183873

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About the Author
Jen Wang is a cartoonist, author and illustrator living in Los Angeles. She is the author of The Prince and the Dressmaker, Koko Be Good, and co-author of the New York Times Bestselling graphic novel In Real Life with Cory Doctorow. Her work has also appeared in Los Angeles Magazine, The Believer, Hazlitt, Slate, and McSweeney's. She has also written for the Adventure Time and Lumberjanes comic series. She is the co-founder and organizer of the annual festival Comics Arts Los Angeles.
Reviews

"Intimate and sweet. I'd like to hand Stargazing to every kid I know." --Raina Telgemeier, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Smile

"Touching, funny, and sweetly observed, Stargazing is everything a graphic novel should be. Jen Wang is a master cartoonist." --Vera Brosgol, award-winning author of Be Prepared and Anya's Ghost

"Just beautiful. Stargazing is warm and funny and packed with shout outs and nods to the Asian American experience. It feels SO wonderful to be seen!" --Kelly Yang, award-winning author of Front Desk

"Like a constellation, when you connect confusion, friendship, and hope, suddenly everything becomes clear. Jen Wang's Stargazing will have you laughing and crying as it takes you to the stars and back." --Lisa Yee, award-winning author of Millicent Min, Girl Genius

"A charming tale of friendship that feels familiar and comforting. Jen Wang is a gift to comics." --Nidhi Chanani, author of Pashmina

"Wang tells a story that will ring true to just about any middle-schooler who's dealt with shifting friendships, but her additional insights into navigating differences within the Chinese American community will be a balm to readers in similar situations." --Booklist starred review

"Plumbing the depths of Wang's childhood for inspiration, this rich, heart-filled narrative will resonate with any reader who has ever felt different within their community." --Publishers Weekly starred review