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- Baby Steps, by Maggie Edkins Willis, where a teen finds herself caring for her new baby sibling when her mother has depression, Roaring Brook, spring 2026.
- First Kiss With Fangs, by Marker Snyder, in which a teen vampire gets his adult fangs as he starts school, Holiday House, fall 2025.
- Momo, by Ranran Zhou, about a young witch who wants to be a detective but finds crime-solving can be difficult, Atheneum, 2026, sequel to follow.
- My Tokyo Summer, by Abby Denson and Utomaru, a graphic memoir about an American art student visiting Tokyo and collaborating on a comic for the biggest comic show in Japan, Scholastic/Graphix, spring 2026.
- Sky & Ty, by Steve Breen, a chapter book graphic novel about a cowgirl running a delivery service with her dinosaur, Pixel+Ink, spring 2024, sequel to follow in spring 2025.
Johanna Draper Carlson has been reviewing comics for over 20 years. She manages ComicsWorthReading.com, the longest-running independent review site online that covers all genres of comic books, graphic novels, and manga. She has an MA in popular culture, studying online fandom, and was previously, among many other things, webmaster for DC Comics. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
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