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Publisher Information

First Second

(Imprint of Roaring Brook Press)

FIRST SECOND aims for high quality, literate graphic novels for a wide age-range, from Middlegrade to Young Adult to Adult readers. FIRST SECOND is an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, which owns some of America's most prestigious publishers, known for great integrity and literary quality. These include Henry Holt, FSG, St Martin's Press, Tor and Picador, all of which have garnered the most coveted prizes in publishing.

Main Address: 175 Fifth Avenue 10th Floor
New York NY 10010 USA
Phone: 646 307-5297
Fax: 646 307-5290
Updated 8/15/2010

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Contact Information:Mr. Neal Porter
Editorial Director
First Second
175 Fifth Avenue 10th Floor
New York NY 10010
USA
Updated 10/22/2008
Recent Blog Posts
10/8/2013BATTLING BOY IS AMONG US!
I'm very, very, very happy for this book to be released today. It's October 8th, 2013, the day Paul Pope's BATTLING BOY is cut loose into the world.  Years ago, before launching First Second Books, before I knew Paul's... Read the rest of this post
7/9/2012First Second's Blog Has Moved!
Are you looking for the First Second Blog? We've moved! Update your RSS Feeds and your bookmarks, kids, because we have a new home, and it is splendid. Read our new blog right here! All old blog content will stay here, on the good old typepad... Read the rest of this post
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1. The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie (Paperback)
    Author: James Kochalka
(Unknown)  03/17/2015
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2. Little Robot (Hardcover)
    Author: Ben Hatke
(Unknown)  09/01/2015
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3. Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling (Paperback)
    Author: Tony Cliff
(Unknown)  03/08/2016
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4. The Rise of Aurora West (Battling Boy) (Paperback)
    Author: Paul Pope
    Illustrator: David Rubín
(Unknown)  09/30/2014
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5. Secret Coders (Paperback)
    Author: Gene Luen Yang
    Illustrator: Mike Holmes
(Unknown)  09/29/2015
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6. Sleepless Knight (Adventures in Cartooning) (Hardcover)
    Author: James Sturm
(Unknown)  04/07/2015
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24 Reviews  
7. Legends of Zita the Spacegirl (Paperback)
    Author: Ben Hatke
Ages 9-12 09/04/2012
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94 Reviews  
8. Adventures in Cartooning: Christmas Special (Paperback)
    Author: James Sturm, Alexis Frederick-Frost, Andrew Arnold
Ages 4-8 09/18/2012
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8 Reviews  
9. Adventures in Cartooning: How to Turn Your Doodles Into Comics (Paperback)
    Author: James Sturm, Alexis Frederick-Frost, Andrew Arnold
Ages 4-8 03/31/2009
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136 Reviews  
10. Dragons Beware! (The Chronicles of Claudette) (Paperback)
    Author: Jorge Aguirre
    Illustrator: Rafael Rosado
(Unknown)  05/12/2015
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115 Reviews  
11. Julia's House for Lost Creatures (Hardcover)
    Author: Ben Hatke
(Unknown)  09/02/2014
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276 Reviews  
12. Secrets & Sequences (Secret Coders) (Paperback)
    Author: Gene Luen Yang
    Illustrator: Mike Holmes
(Unknown)  03/07/2017
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13. Varmints (Paperback)
    Author: Andy Hirsch
(Unknown)  09/27/2016
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14. Secret Coders (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Gene Luen Yang
    Illustrator: Mike Holmes
(Unknown)  09/29/2015
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15. Apollo: The Brilliant One (Olympians) (Paperback)
    Author: George O'Connor
(Unknown)  01/26/2016
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25 Reviews  
16. Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess (Olympians) (Paperback)
    Author: George O'Connor
    Illustrator: George O'Connor
Young Adult 04/13/2010
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98 Reviews  
17. The Nameless City (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Faith Erin Hicks
(Unknown)  04/05/2016
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18. Adventures in Cartooning Activity Book (Paperback)
    Author: James Sturm, Alexis Frederick-Frost, Andrew Arnold
Ages 4-8 08/03/2010
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19. Apollo: The Brilliant One (Olympians) (Kindle Edition)
    Author: George O'Connor
(Unknown)  01/26/2016
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20. Zeus: King of the Gods (Olympians) (Paperback)
    Author: George O'Connor
    Illustrator: George O'Connor
Ages 9-12 01/05/2010
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158 Reviews  
21. Ares: Bringer of War (Olympians) (Paperback)
    Author: George O'Connor
    Illustrator: George O'Connor
(Unknown)  01/27/2015
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22. The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie (Hardcover)
    Author: James Kochalka
(Unknown)  03/17/2015
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23. The Nameless City (Paperback)
    Author: Faith Erin Hicks
(Unknown)  04/05/2016
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24. Giants Beware! (Paperback)
    Author: Jorge Aguirre
    Illustrator: Rafael Rosado
Ages 4-8 04/10/2012
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78 Reviews  
25. The Rise of Aurora West (Battling Boy) (Hardcover)
    Author: Paul Pope
    Illustrator: David Rubín
(Unknown)  09/30/2014
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