Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir

  • Type: Books
  • By: Tyler Feder
  • Age Category: Teens
  • Genre: Graphic Novels, Biography & Memoir
  • Recommended by: Heather P.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780525553021
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Grief is as nuanced as the person lost.

This graphic novel hits all the feelings and nuances of losing someone close to you. In this instance, it is motherloss, and Feder's rendering is both detailed, universal and real. With humor and humility, this book hits all the markers of grief, both immediate and long-term. Readers that loved The Aftergrief or Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman, or Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green would find this book a source of uplift and solace. It's perfect for teens (12+) and young adults, regardless of when their loss occurred.