Happy Book Birthday! New Graphic Novels, Middle Grade, and YA

Check out today’s new releases from Lerner!

Graphic novels


Losing the Girl: Book 1 by MariNaomi

When Claudia Jones goes missing, her classmates think the worst . . . or at least the weirdest. It couldn’t be an alien abduction, right? Eisner-nominated cartoonist MariNaomi looks at the perils of teenage life—including possible otherworldly disappearances—the first book in the Life on Earth trilogy.

Spread from Losing the Girl

“MariNaomi authentically captures the angst, vulnerability, and longing of the teenage soul through not just one but four unique and distinct voices.”—Jen Wang, The Prince and the Dressmaker

View this title on Edelweiss, and read a Q&A with MariNaomi.


Chavo the Invisible by Lee Nordling and Flávio B. Silva

Chavo is the last player to get picked for capture the flag. But that’s okay. Chavo’s small, but he just might surprise people with his quick thinking. Can Chavo protect his flag? Will he outwit the other team? Find out in this word-free graphic novel, the third installment in the Game for Adventure series.

Spread from Chavo the Invisible

View this title on Edelweiss.

Middle grade


The Bolds on Vacation, written by Julian Clary and illustrated by David Roberts

The Bolds are enjoying family vacation by the sea and making all sorts of new friends—until the family’s pet dog goes missing! Can the hyenas rescue their pet and salvage their vacation, while masquerading as humans?

Read a sample chapter, and view this title on Edelweiss.



Blink by Sasha Dawn

Josh suspects Chatham, a mysterious girl searching for her runaway sister, has something to do with a kidnapping twelve years ago. But will he discover the truth in time? And does he really want to know what the truth is?

Read a sample chapter, and view this title on Edelweiss.


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