Gravity's Pull

Book 2

From the Series Life on Earth

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

When Claudia Jones returns to her high school after a mysterious disappearance, she exerts a strange effect on the classmates around her. Meanwhile, her fellow students also struggle with the challenges of regular young-adult life. How should they navigate problems with identity, illness, and consent? Bringing the full possibilities of the graphic novel medium to the page, the author-artist writes and draws every chapter from a different character’s point of view in a unique art style.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Genre Graphic Novels, Young Adult
Category Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diverse Books: #MeToo, Diversity
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 224
Publication Date 2019-01-01
Text Type Fiction—Science Fiction/Fantasy
BISACS YAF010030, YAF010070
Dewey 741.5/973
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.25
Lexile 490
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed


“MariNaomi’s attention to life’s uncanny aspects feels more urgent than ever. Eerily good.”—Kirkus Reviews

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“There’s nothing else quite like this series out there, and I can’t wait to see where it goes from here.”—Sarah Holt, Left Bank Books

Author, Illustrator: MariNaomi

MariNaomi is the award-winning author and illustrator of four comic memoirs and creator of the Cartoonists of Color database. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and many cats and dogs. Visit her website at