Under the Moon

Under the Moon : A Catwoman Tale

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Selina Kyle is fiercer than she knows. For 15 years, she's put up with her mother's string of bad boyfriends, but when Dernell, her mom's current beau, proves crueler than the others, Selina reevaluates her place in her home. There's no way Selina and Dernell can live under the same roof, and since Dernell won't leave, Selina must. From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Myracle (ttyl) and artist Isaac Goodhart comes a story about learning how to survive the world when you've been forced to abandon your home and finding allies in the most unexpected moments.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • Dc Ink
  • United States
  • English
  • 1401285910
  • 9781401285913
  • 265,603

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Isaac Goodhart's lush, evocative black and blue illustrations pair perfectly with Lauren Myracle's dark reimagining of Catwoman's origin story.... Sophisticated teen readers will appreciate this tragic, heartbreaking tale of one lonely, determined teenaged girl's journey to becoming a badass anti-hero. --Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale "A high-octane, emotionally-charged reimagining that is definitely the cat's meow." --Kirkus Reviews "With a smart heroine, plenty of action sequences, and a suspenseful plot, Under the Moon delivers the old-fashioned pleasures of comics in a package designed for today's readers." --ICv2 "This look at Catwoman's backstory is dense with plot, emotion, and action. A sensitive origin story of a beloved antihero." --School Library Journal

Myracle delivers a Catwoman origin story update that captures the inner challenges of adolescence and trauma. Goodhart's art depicts action scenes and traditionally normalized bodies in shades of blue and black that remind readers that regardless of time of day, Catgirl is a creature of the night. --Publishers Weekly "Regardless of if you're a Catwoman fan, you're going to love it." --Forever Young Adult
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About Lauren Myracle

Lauren Myracle is a best-selling American writer of young adult fiction. She has written many novels, including the three best-selling Internet Girls books, ttyl, ttfn and l8r, g8r. Her first novel, Kissing Kate, was selected as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and was named by Booklist as one of the Top Ten Youth Romances of the year, as well as one of the Top Ten Books by New Writers.
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3,527 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
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4 36% (1,287)
3 29% (1,014)
2 9% (307)
1 3% (95)
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