From the Series Life on Earth
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.
|Grade 9 - Grade 12
|Graphic Novels, Young Adult
|Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diverse Books: #MeToo, Diversity
|Lerner Publishing Group
|Graphic Universe ™
|Number of Pages
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 marinaomi.com.
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Life on Earth
In this sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi, a group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a classmate’s possible alien abduction and mysterious return. The headstrong Emily, the aloof… View available downloads →