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Last Pick: Born to Run

Last Pick: Born to Run (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Walz, Jason

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The last picked might be earth's last hope in this second volume of a YA graphic trilogy.

ISBN 9781626728936
Barcode 9781626728936
Published 9 October 2019 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Series Last Pick (part: 2)
Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781626728936
ISBN-10 1626728933
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Imprint First Second
Publication Date 9 October 2019
International Publication Date 8 October 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Walz, Jason
Series Last Pick (part: 2)
Category Graphic / Comic Strip
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 154mm
Height: 215mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 496g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Brothers and sisters, Science fiction, People with disabilities, Graphic novels, Extraterrestrial beings
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.5
Catalogue Code 1001714

Description of this Book

Four years ago, aliens kidnapped most of mankind, leaving behind those they deem unworthy--the last picked. The future for Sam is bleak and unthinkable. A galaxy away from her twin brother, she is a pawn in the aliens' bloody civil war. But with her new friend Mia, Sam has found a way to resist her captors and hold onto her humanity. Back on earth, Sam's twin, Wyatt, is leading a resistance of his own. With a ragtag army of the old, the young, and the disabled, he has a plan that brings the fight to his alien captors. But to defeat the aliens, Wyatt may need to befriend one. In the second volume of the Last Picked trilogy, Jason Walz pairs vivid world-building and fast-paced adventure in a beautiful story of bravery, sacrifice, and sibling devotion.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A fun and inspiring story (with great art) about how the most overlooked people in society are often its biggest heroes. A must-read for any kid feeling left out. --James Breakwell, author of Only Dead on the Inside and Bare Minimum Parenting Last Pick A Kirkus Reviews Best YA Science Fiction of 2018 Selection Will appeal to kids who've come to love cartoons that have many of the same messages, from Steven Universe to Gravity Falls. --Paste Magazine A masterful sci-fi tale with relatable characters, skillful worldbuilding, and cinematically designed illustrations. --Kirkus Review, starred review Strong character development, atmospheric art, villainous aliens, snappy banter, cheerworthy protagonists, and well-executed suspense should give this lots of broad appeal. --Booklist, starred review Messages about valuing all humans add meaningful layers to this fast-paced adventure featuring a cast of likable heroes and creepy, memorable aliens. --Publishers Weekly A strong pick for reluctant readers. Give to fans of Margaret Peterson Haddix's 'Shadow Children' series or Mark Siegel's '5 Worlds' books. --School Library Journal With Last Pick, Jason Walz has created a beautifully crafted science fiction graphic novel that is heartfelt, filled with endearing characters, and all too timely. --New York Times bestselling author Jeff Lemire
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jason Walz is a comic creator and teacher working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born in the south, he bounced around between Kentucky and Tennessee before working his way up north. He is best known for his debut graphic novel Homesick, which was nominated for a 2014 Eisner. jasonwwalz.com

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