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ISBN: 9781596436954192 Pages, Ages 8-12
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Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.
When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking enough as new experiences go, but Zita is even more surprised to find herself taking on the role of intergalactic hero. Before long, aliens in all shapes and sizes don't even phase her. Neither do ancient prophecies, doomed planets, or even a friendly con man who takes a mysterious interest in Zita's quest.
Zita the Spacegirl is a fun, captivating tale of friendship and redemption from Flight veteran Ben Hatke. It also has more whimsical, eye-catching, Miyazaki-esque monsters than you can shake a stick at.
Kirkus Best Book of the Year, CYBIL Award, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice A. ML, ALA Notable Children's Books, Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, Washington Sasquatch Reading Award Master List, IRA-CBC Children's Choice List, Texas Maverick Graphic Novels List, Washington Sasquatch Reading Award ML, New Hampshire Great Stone Face Award Master List, SLJ Online Best GN of the Year, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award ML, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Master List, NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing, Kiddo Award Nominee, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Maser List, New Hampshire Great Stone Face Award ML, ALSC Notable Children's Book, South Dakota Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award Master List, Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, School Library Best Books of the Year, IRA-CBC Children's Choices, School Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of the Year, Amelia Bloomer Project/Feminist Task Force, SD Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award ML, Texas Bluebonnet Award, Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award ML
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