First Second at San Diego: Awards
First Second graphic novels are up for FOUR Eisner Award this year.
The Unsinkable Walker Bean, by Aaron Renier – an ABA Independent Bookstore Bestseller!
- “Everything you want from a rip-roaring adventure: Exciting, deep, funny, and scary, with tremendous villains and valor galore.” -- Booklist
Prime Baby, by Gene Luen Yang
- “Delightful.” – BoingBoing
Zahra’s Paradise, by Amir and Khalil
- “A heartbreaking story . . . not just about tyranny, loss, and grief, but a celebration of the will to live.” – Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran
And Hilary Sycamore, First Second’s colorist, receives a nomination for her work on the First Second titles City of Spies, Resistance, Booth, Brain Camp, and Solomon’s Thieves.