Into the Dangerous World

Ranked #90 in Graffiti

*"This striking combination of story and illustration creates a powerful portrait of a budding artist." Publishers Weekly starred review

Raised on a Staten Island commune in the 1980s, Aurora has never attended a day of school, and has seen little of the outside world. What she knows best is drawing. To her, it’s like breathing; it’s how she makes sense of the world. When her father burns down the commune, killing himself in the process, Ror’s life changes. She ends up in Manhattan, where she discovers that the walls, the subways, the bridges are covered with art. Before long, she...

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