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Paper Planes

Illustrated by Dozerdraws
Published by Maverick
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

After a life altering incident, Dylan and Leighton are sent to a summer camp for troubled youth. Can Dylan and Leighton save their friendship and protect their future while trying to survive camp?

Former best friends Dylan Render and Leighton Worthington attempt to successfully navigate their way through a summer camp for troubled youth. They both need a good evaluation at the camp. Otherwise, they’ll be sent away, unable to attend high school with their friends. While participating in camp activities and chores, Dylan and Leighton rexamine the events that led up to the incident that sent them to camp, the incident that threatens their futures and their friendship with each other.

About The Author

Jennie Wood is a non-binary author, musician and creator of the Flutter graphic novel series. Flutter was named one of The Advocate's best LGBTQ graphic novels of the year, a Barnes & Noble book of the month, a Virginia Library Association Diversity Honor Book and published as a collection by Dark Horse. Their work can be seen in several anthologies, including the Eisner award-winning Love is Love, Planet Comics, and John Carpenter's Tales for a Halloween Night.

About The Illustrator

Dozer is a nonbinary illustrator, comic artist and bird parent from Germany. They've done work on BOOM! Studios' Lumberjanes, several German TV and movie illustration and animation gigs, and their own wrestling fan-comic. They are always looking for new exciting stories and diverse characters to illustrate!

Product Details

  • Publisher: Maverick (August 22, 2023)
  • Length: 216 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781952303548

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Raves and Reviews

"Creators Wood and Dozerdraws are, like Dylan, both nonbinary, adding empathic, multilayered nuance to their exceptional collaboration."


A queer coming-of-age story that embraces the mess and complexity of identity and relationships.

Kirkus Reviews

"[...] A simultaneously hopeful and sobering reminder that growing up sometimes means growing apart."

Publishers Weekly

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