The Best Books of 2019 lists are coming out, and there are First Second titles on most of them!
SPEAK: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL and THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER
KISS NUMBER 8 and LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME
The AV Club Best 25 Comics of the 2010’s:
CHECK, PLEASE!, ON A SUNBEAM and THIS ONE SUMMER
Kirkus’ Best of 2019 Graphic Novels List:
STARGAZING and THIS WAS OUR PACT
The New York Public Library “Best Books for Kids/Teens of 2019”:
THIS WAS OUR PACT, KISS NUMBER 8, STARGAZING and NICO BRAVO AND THE HOUND FROM HADES
The Chicago Public Library Best Teen Graphic Novels of 2019:
ARE YOU LISTENING?, KISS NUMBER 8, LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME,
THIS WAS OUR PACT, PUMPKINHEADS,
MAKER COMICS: BAKE LIKE A PRO, MAKER COMICS: CREATE A COSTUME, MAKER COMICS: FIX A CAR, MAKER COMICS: DRAW A COMIC,
PETER & ERNESTO: THE LOST SLOTHS and STAR SCOUTS: THE INVASION OF THE SCUTTLEBOTS.
And finally, BEST FRIENDS got a glowing review from The New York Times!