THE NEWSPRINTS SERIES

A newsgirl named Blue uncovers a huge government secret that completely changes the nature of her country's war! But will the truth be enough to save the people she cares for most?

MG - Middle Grade. Graphic Novel. Sci-fi + Steam-to-Dieselpunk. Action/Adventure. Mystery.

Alternate Universe inspired by the early 20-century, Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes, and Grimms' Fairy Tales.

"This excellent and unique offering features strong world-building and an original storyline."
- School Library Journal, starred review
"Exceeding the promise of the earlier installment, [ENDGAMES] is a can't-miss offering."
- School Library Journal, starred review

NewsPrints was nominated for an Edgar Award - Best Juvenile.
EndGames was nominated for an Ignatz Award - Outstanding Series and a Kids' Comics Award - Most Epic Adventure.

"With rich coloring, retro cityscapes that hark to the era of newsies, and a miscellany of steampunk gadgetry, it's an enjoyable romp that considers how hidden secrets shape who people become."
- Publishers Weekly
"Xu has taken the best trappings of manga, from tragic backstories to emotional monologues, and turned them into a high-interest, kid-friendly package."
- Booklist, for ENDGAMES