Measuring Up by Lily Lamotte

Measuring Up

Lily Lamotte with Ann Xu (Illustrator)

Measuring Up

Lily Lamotte with Ann Xu (Illustrator)

fiction childrens food and drink graphic novel emotional lighthearted fast-paced

208 pages | first published 2020


For fans of American Born Chinese and Roller Girl, Measuring Up is an own voices graphic novel debut from Lily LaMotte and Ann Xu "A beautiful story about food, family, and finding your place in the world." --Gene Luen Yang, author of American Bor...
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lighthearted 63%
inspiring 61%
hopeful 60%
emotional 40%
funny 23%
adventurous 16%
reflective 16%
informative 10%
relaxing 8%
sad 1%


fast 58%
medium 41%

Plot- or character-driven?

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Strong character development?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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