The First Second Collection

all of our books that we've published ever 

 

     
FOR ADULTS       

black diamond-col 

"A turn-of-the-century pulp thriller." --Kirkus 

Photographer-Small 

"What war looks like." -- The New York Times 

drawingwords-col 

"A timely, in-depth examination of the format." -- Publisher's Weekly  

fate-col 

"Playful and wise." --Booklist 

klezmer-col 

"Wildly enthusiastic." --Publisher's Weekly 

Ball Peen Hammer 

"Not for gentle readers." -- Booklist 

 

lostcolony-col 

"[A] witty, sophisticated, candy-colored adventure." --Booklist 

 lostcolony2-col 

"Insightful satire." --Booklist  

missouriboy-col 

"A visual poem." --Publisher's Weekly 

Stuffed! 

"A light comedy." -- Publisher's Weekly 

 

professorsdaughter-col 

"[A] gorgeously illustrated fable." --Kirkus 

threeshadows-col 

"Unfolds beautifully in words and pictures." --Booklist 

 

vampireloves-col 

"Effortlessly charming." --Kirkus 

 

Alan's War-col 

"A fascinating side of wartime." -- Booklist 

 

Leotard-col 

"Freewheeling [and] delightful." -- Booklist 

 

Bourbon Island-col 

"Swashbuckling." -- Kirkus  

Gus-col 

"Hilarious." -- Library Journal 

Lost Colony 3-col 

"Masterful political fantasy." -- Booklist 

Prince of Persia-col 

"A fine saga." -- Kirkus 

Slow Storm-col 

"Wonderful." -- VOYA 

Koko Be Good 

"Stellar." -- Booklist 

Eternal Smile 

"Thought-provoking." -- Kirkus 

Solomon's Thieves 

"Vibrant." -- Booklist 

Booth 

"Engaging." -- Booklist 

Dawn Land 

"Dawn Land is very good." -- ICv2 

Prime Baby 

"Amusing." -- Publisher's Weekly 

 Feynman_SM 

"If that's the world's smartest man, god help us." -- Feynman's mother 

Orcs_SM 

"Cracking good." -- Publisher's Weekly 

Mush_SM 

"Fantastic." -- The Colbert Report 

 SameDifference_SM 

"Gorgeous." -- BoingBoing 

 TheSilenceofOurFriends_SM  

 "Powerful." -- Booklist 

ZahrasParadise_SM 

"Brilliant." -- BoingBoing 

MoonMoth_SM
"Marvelous." -- Paste 

BloodyChester_SM  

"A well-paced horror western." -- Game Informer 

Sumo_SM  

"Powerful." -- Unshelved 

BabysinBlack_SM 

"Remarkable." -- Booklist 

SailorTwain_SM 

"Extraordinary." -- BoingBoing 

Tune_SM 

"Fantastic." -- USA Today 

MasteringComics_SM 

"A rich resource." -- The Onion 

CuteGirlNetwork_SM 

The Cute Girl Network 

Tune2_SM 

Tune: Still Life 

Templar_SM 

 Templar 

RedHanded_SM 

Red Handed 

Jerusalem_SM 

Jerusalem  

Relish_SM 

 Relish 

Genius_SM 

Genius 

   

   

  

  

  

  

 

 

 

FOR TEENS 

  

  

  

alien-col 

"Outrageously imaginative." --Kirkus 

abc-col 

"Accept who you are." --Publisher's Weekly 

garageband-col 

"Adolescence through music." --Publisher's Weekly 

 warstory-col 

"A hard, human meditation on war and a society on the fringes of anomie." --Kirkus 

lifesucks-col 

"A really fun read." --Booklist 

deogratias-col 

"Heartbreaking power." --Publisher's Weekly 

Zabime Sisters 

"Memorable and honest." -- Publisher's Weekly 

Refresh, Refresh  

"Disturbing and intense." --Kirkus Reviews 

Color 1 

"Exquisite." -- Booklist 

Color 2 

"Romantic." -- School Library Journal 

Color 3 

"Achingly beautiful." -- Kirkus 

Brain Camp 

"Bright and expressive." -- Publisher's Weekly 

Lewis and Clark 

"Masterful." -- Kirkus 

Anya-SM 

"A masterpiece." -- Neil Gaiman 

Level Up_SM 

A New York Times Notable Children's Book 

FriendsWithBoys_SM

"Terrific." -- New York Times Arts Beat 

 Americus_SM 

"Apathea's saga delights." -- Kirkus 

 Marathon_SM  

 "Engrossing." -- Broken Frontier 

Broxo_SM  

"Mythic." -- Kirkus 

DelilahDirk_SM 

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant 

NothingCanPossiblyGoWrong_SM 

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong 

Boxers_SM  

Boxers 

Saints_SM  

Saints 

Primates_SM  

Primates 

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

FOR MIDDLE-GRADE READERS       

journey-col 

"An important historical journal." --Publisher's Weekly 

kampungboy-col 

"A sweetly naturalistic memoir." --Kirkus 

townboy-col 

"Warmth and fondness portrayed in every stroke." --VOYA 

laika-col 

"A luminous masterpiece filled with pathos and poignancy." --Kirkus 

Resistance 

"Excellent." -- Booklist 

City of Spies 

"Rip-roaring fun." -- Publisher's Weekly 

Cat Burglar Black 

"Big on girl-power." -- The New York Times 

Walker Bean 

"Swashbuckling." -- Publisher's Weekly 

Foiled 

"Compelling." -- The Horn Book 

Zita 

"Out of this world." -- Kirkus  

Astronaut Academy_SM 

"Brilliant." -- The Virginian-Pilot  

Defiance_SM 

 "Sharp." -- Booklist 

Victory_SM 

"Remarkable." -- The Horn Book 

LegendsofZita_SM  

"Enchanting." -- SLJ 

AstronautAcademy_Reentry_SM 

Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry 

BattlingBoy_SM

Battling Boy 

CursesFoiledAgain_SM 

 Curses! Foiled Again 

     
       

  

 

 

 

FOR KIDS   

  

  

  

 

kaput-col  

"Fast-paced, quick-witted, and lots of fun." --Booklist  

 

littlevampire-col 

"These stories do not shy away from serious topics." --Publisher's Weekly  

 

robotdreams-col 

"Unmistakably joyful." --Kirkus 

 

sardine1-col 

"Resistance is futile" --Kirkus 

 

sardine2-col 

"Heroic pirates . . . " --Kirkus 

sardine3-col 

"An expert mix of action, gross humor, and clever side remarks." --Kirkus 

  

sardine4-col 

"Bizarre, memorable characters and a delightfully surreal story." --Booklist 

sardine5-col 

"Wonderfully wacky." -- Booklist  

Sardine 6-col 

"Sweetly silly adventures." -- Booklist 

tinytyrant-col 

"A real treat for classic-cartoon fans of many ages." --Booklist 

Tiny Tyrant 1  

"Outrageous and humorous." -- BCCB 

Tiny Tyrant 2  

"Calvin and Hobbes fans will be particularly delighted." -- Kirkus 

AIC Cover 2 

"A surefire hit." -- School Library Journal 

AICAB -- Cover Small 

"Kids interested in the form will not be able to resist." -- Booklist 

Zeus-1 

"Striking." -- Booklist 

Athena 

"Exceptional." -- School Library Journal 

Hera_SM 

A YALSA Great Graphic Novel 

 Hades_SM  

"Outstanding." -- Kirkus  

 GiantsBeware_SM   

"A surefire hit." -- PW 

 BakeSale_SM  

"Yum." -- Midwest Book Review 

NurseryRhymeComics_SM 

"Beautiful." -- Publisher's Weekly 

 

AICXMas_SM 

"Clever." -- Kirkus 

Poseidon_SM 

A New York Times Best-Seller 

OddDuck_SM

 Odd Duck 

AICCharacters_SM 

Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action 

FairyTales_SM

Fairy Tale Comics