Girlmode (Hardcover)

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A recently transitioned girl tries to figure out who she is—while trying to manage who everyone else wants her to be—in this funny, unexpected, and affecting new graphic novel from Eisner-nominated writer Magdalene Visaggio and artist Paulina Ganucheau.

The last thing Phoebe Zito wants is to be noticed. The newest kid at Sally Ride High School, newly arrived in Los Angeles, and newly transitioned, she's just trying to blend in while she figures out exactly who she is. But with her mom checked out, her dad still adjusting to having a daughter, and no guidebook on how to be a girl, that isn't going to be easy.

Enter Mackenize Ishikawa. She’s the girl who all girls want to be, and all the boys want to be with—and, Mackenzie has decided, Phoebe's new best friend. Mackenzie knows what it takes to survive and thrive as a girl in high school, most of all that no matter who Phoebe wants to be, or who she wants to date, she's going to need someone having her back.

Phoebe soon realizes what Mackenzie knows too well: Being true to yourself is going to mean breaking some hearts. But as Phoebe discovers what kind of girl she is—and what kind of girl everyone around her thinks she's supposed to be—she worries one of those hearts will be her own.

About the Author

Magdalene Visaggio is the Eisner- and GLAAD Media Award–nominated writer of the cult-favorite comics series Kim & Kim, Eternity Girl, and Morning in America as well as the acclaimed graphic novel The Ojja-Wojja. She is also a pretty solid rhythm guitarist. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, she now lives in New York City. You can visit her online at magsvisaggio.com.

Paulina Ganucheau is a comic artist and writer who is best known as the creator of Lemon Bird: Can Help! and cocreator of Zodiac Starforce. She is also the artist on She-ra: Legend of the Fire Princess and Wonder Woman: The Adventures of Young Diana. Her hobbies include watching pro wrestling, cloud photography, and following dogs on Instagram. You can find her online at paulinaganucheau.com.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780063060661
ISBN-10: 0063060663
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: October 15th, 2024
Pages: 224
Language: English