Written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier

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Publisher Scholastic Imprint Graphix ISBN


Awards and Honors <i>SLJ</i> Best Books 2014, Middle Grade<br> <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Books of 2014, Middle-Grade Books<br> New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Graphic Books<br> IRA Young Adults’ Choices 2015 Reading List ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages<br> <i>SLJ</i>’s Top 10 Graphic Novels 2014<br> YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2015, Nonfiction<br> <i>Booklist</i> Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth, 2015<br> <i>New York Times</i> Notable Children’s Books of 2014, Middle Grade<br> CBC Children’s Choice Book Awards, 2015 Finalist, Young Readers, Grades 3–4<br> 2015 Eisner Award, Best Writer/Artist<br> ILA 2015 Children’s Choices, Young Readers<br> Los Angeles Public Library Best Books of 2014, Teen


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Raina, fourteen, and her ten-year-old sister Amara don’t get along. On a road trip to a family reunion, the two are left alone in the family van when it breaks down. Full-color illustrations and photographs. Color by Braden Lamb
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