The Girl from the Sea (Paperback)

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What a heartwarmingly sweet read perfect for summer and Pride Month! From the beautiful art to the inclusion of interstitial group texts, Molly Knox Ostertag's characters feel so real and jump off the page.

Meaghan

— From The Girl from the Sea

May/June 2021 Kids Indie Next List


“Molly has swirled together an amazing story of first love, changing friends, and environmental justice with a hint of magic and mystery. Fans of The Magic Fish and Heartstopper will find this a perfect new graphic novel for the teen reader.”
— Jessica Palacios, Once Upon a Time, Montrose, CA

Description


From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy comes a graphic novel about family, romance, and first love.

Fifteen-year-old Morgan has a secret: She can't wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives. She's desperate to finish high school and escape her sad divorced mom, her volatile little brother, and worst of all, her great group of friends...who don't understand Morgan at all. Because really, Morgan's biggest secret is that she has a lot of secrets, including the one about wanting to kiss another girl.Then one night, Morgan is saved from drowning by a mysterious girl named Keltie. The two become friends and suddenly life on the island doesn't seem so stifling anymore.But Keltie has some secrets of her own. And as the girls start to fall in love, everything they're each trying to hide will find its way to the surface...whether Morgan is ready or not.

About the Author


Molly Knox Ostertag is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed graphic novels The Witch Boy and The Hidden Witch and the illustrator of several projects for older readers, including the webcomic Strong Female Protagonist and Shattered Warrior by Sharon Shinn. She grew up in the forests of upstate New York and graduated in 2014 from the School of Visual Arts, where she studied cartooning and illustration. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her girlfriend and several pets. Visit her online at mollyostertag.com.

Praise For…


Praise for The Witch Boy* "Leaves readers wishing for more." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Brims with life." -School Library Journal, starred review"Thrilling." -Hope Larson, author of All Summer LongPraise for The Hidden Witch* "Absolutely bewitching." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Vivid and vibrant . . . A great comic for magic fans." -BooklistPraise for The Midwinter Witch"A heartwarming, wintry adventure." -School Library Journal"Should please fans and newcomers alike." -Kirkus Reviews

Praise for The Witch Boy* "Leaves readers wishing for more." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Brims with life." -School Library Journal, starred review"Thrilling." -Hope Larson, author of All Summer LongPraise for The Hidden Witch* "Absolutely bewitching." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Vivid and vibrant . . . A great comic for magic fans." -BooklistPraise for The Midwinter Witch"A heartwarming, wintry adventure." -School Library Journal"Should please fans and newcomers alike." -Kirkus Reviews


Product Details
ISBN: 9781338540574
ISBN-10: 1338540572
Publisher: Graphix
Publication Date: June 1st, 2021
Pages: 256
Language: English