Awkward and Definition (The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag #1)

Awkward and Definition (The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag #1)

by Ariel Schrag


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Ariel Schrag captures the American high school experience in all its awkward, questioning glory in Awkward and Definition, the first of three amazingly honest autobiographical graphic novels about her teenage years.

During the summer following each year at Berkeley High School in California, Ariel wrote a comic book about her experiences, which she would then photocopy and sell around school. Some friends thrilled to see themselves in the comic, others not so much, but everyone was interested.

Awkward chronicles Ariel's freshman year, and Definition, her sophomore year. With anxiety in excess and frustration to the fullest, Ariel dives in — meeting new people, going to concerts, crushing out, loving chemistry, drawing comics, and obsessing over everything from glitter-laden girls to ionic charges and the constant pursuit of the number-one score.

Totally true and achingly honest, with every cringe-inducing encounter and exhilarating first moment documented — Awkward and Definition is an unflinching look at what it's like being a teenage girl in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416552314
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Series: High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 17 - 18 Years

About the Author

Ariel Schrag is also the author of the autobiographical comic books Potential, which was nominated for an Eisner Award, and Likewise. She divides her time between Los Angeles and New York.

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