Upstaged (A Graphic Novel) (Hardcover)

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★ “Sharply written and evocative” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This theater camp has plenty of captivating drama both on stage and off!” —Kayla Miller, New York Times bestselling creator of the Click graphic novel series

In a summer of goodbyes and new beginnings, shy Ashton Price hopes to confess to their theater camp crush in this heartfelt middle-grade graphic novel. Perfect for fans of The Tryout and The Girl from the Sea.

This is it: the last hurrah, the final curtain call. 

Ever since sixth grade, Ashton Price and their best friend and enduring crush, Ivy Santos, have spent their summers together at theater camp. Now it’s their last year before they part ways for high school, and Ash is determined to end it on a high note!

With Ash as stage manager and Ivy the lead in this year’s musical, this summer’s shaping up to be everything the two could have hoped for. Maybe Ash will even work up the courage to ask Ivy out! But between Ivy rehearsing long hours with her colead and Ash throwing themself into an ambitious stage production, will they end up drifting apart instead?

As summer wanes and September looms, Ash and Ivy’s friendship will change forever, one way or another.

About the Author

Robin Easter is a cartoonist and illustrator who graduated from SCAD with a degree in sequential art. They are also a grown-up theater kid, former camp counselor, and walking encyclopedia of random facts. Robin currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with several plants and their dreams of having a dog.

Praise For…

“This theater camp has plenty of captivating drama both on stage and off!”—Kayla Miller, bestselling creator of the Click series

★ "Both a love story and a compassionate exploration of a youth learning how to cope with loneliness, this sharply written and evocative graphic novel is deeply grounded in reality even when its characters would rather fantasize about the what-ifs."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316429429
ISBN-10: 0316429422
Publisher: Little, Brown Ink
Publication Date: May 28th, 2024
Pages: 256
Language: English