The Greatest Thing

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The Greatest Thing

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A 2023 Lambda Literary Award Finalist
A 2023
YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens
A 2023 Children's Book Council Young Adult Favorite

It’s the first day of sophomore year, and now that Winifred’s two best (and only) friends have transferred to a private school, she must navigate high school on her own. But she isn’t alone for long. In art class, she meets two offbeat students, Oscar and April. The three bond through clandestine sleepovers, thrift store shopping, and zine publishing. Winifred is finally breaking out of her shell, but there’s one secret she can’t bear to admit to April and Oscar, or even to herself—and this lie is threatening to destroy her newfound friendships.

With breathtaking art and honest storytelling, Sarah Winifred Searle delivers a heartfelt story about love, friendship, and self-acceptance.

Sarah Winifred Searle originally hails from spooky New England in the United States, but currently lives in sunny Boorloo in Perth, Australia. Their first award-winning graphic novels were Sincerely, Harriet (Graphic Universe, 2019) and Patience & Esther: An Edwardian Romance (Iron Circus Comics, 2021). Their First Second books are The Greatest Thing (2021), Ruined (2023), and their upcoming vampire rom-com, The Sweetness Between Us.

ISBN: 9781250297235

ISBN-10: 9781250297235

Publisher: First Second

Publication Date: 02/08/2022 - 12:00am

On Sale: 02/08/2022 - 12:00am

Pages: 352

Language: English

Categories

Young Adult Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / Coming of Age

Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Mental Illness

Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship