Good Comics for Kids
January 25, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Transitions are tough, and they never stop coming. It’s a good thing we have great books to help us through them.
January 24, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
I didn’t originally intend to write a book about grief. But then, my father died.
November 15, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
The themes of my graphic memoir A Pros and Cons List for Strong Feelings are art, memory, love, math, growing up, puzzles, gender, death, and family. These are all big life topics (except maybe puzzles) and the only way I can understand them is through specific moments.
November 8, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
A moving read for when you want to dig down into the sadness.
October 21, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
THE REAL DEAL is a story about grief and coping and hope. It’s a story about connections, the ones we refuse to give up and the new ones we are brave enough to create. It’s an ode to the things that bring us joy.
September 20, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Getting comfortable with discomfort is a lifelong lesson we're all working on. Just because the main characters of a book are middle grade age doesn't mean older people can't get something from the story.
October 14, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
So, yeah, I wrote about grief again. Sam’s and mine. Maybe yours. And yet…Our Way Back to Always is absolutely that swoony, tropey love story I always hoped to write. Because life—even in the terrible years––can be really funny like that.
September 13, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
With the entire world facing unimaginable levels of loss and grief, a Grim Reaper retelling might not seem like an auspicious beginning for my career.
March 25, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Debut author Kate Norris shares her experience writing about grief and highlights some other recent and upcoming young adult debut novels that grapple with loss.
October 2, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Following her acclaimed Honor Girl, Maggie Thrash revisits a period of teenage depression in a graphic memoir that is at once thoughtful, honest, and marked by hope. A year and a half after the summer that changed her life, Maggie Thrash wishes she could change it all back. She’s trapped in a dark depression and […]
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