RainaTelgemeier awarded the 2015 Will Eisner Best Writer/Artist award for Sisters! | Scholastic International

RainaTelgemeier awarded the 2015 Will Eisner Best Writer/Artist award for Sisters!







July 15th 2015: The best and brightest of the comic book industry gathered for the 27th annual Eisner Awards - the Comics Industry's equivalent of the Oscars.

The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, highlight the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel form today.

RainaTelgemeier walked away with the prestigious best writer/artist award for her bestsellingSisters.

 

About Sisters:

The companion to RainaTelgemeier's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Eisner Awardwinning

graphic memoir, SMILE.

Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all.

Raina uses her signature humor and charm in both present day narrative and perfectly placed flashbacks to tell the story of her relationship with her sister, which unfolds during the course of a road trip from their home in San Francisco to a family reunion in Colorado.

Find out more about RainaTelgemeier’s work here

Other News & Events

 Slimane Lalami
 For the past 20 years J.K. Rowling has captivated readers of all ages with stories of magic, heroism, friendship, and bravery. First published in 1998, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, introduced readers to...
Tra-la-laa!  We are happy to announce that in June 2017, the long-awaited Captain Underpants movie will be released. Produced by Dreamworks, it will feature the talents of Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, and Ed Helms.The popular series of books by Dav Pilkey debuted in 1997 and has over...
Did you know that Scholastic has a podcast? It’s produced in our headquarters in New York and focuses on children’s and young adult literature, and is hosted by Suzanne McCabe, one of Scholastic’s editors. In 2016 it featured interviews with popular authors such as DaPilkey...
Harry Potter Cursed Child
What were the most popular books in the United States in 2016?  According to USA Today, many of them came from Scholastic.  With the publication of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The...