On a Sunbeam
In two interwoven timelines, a ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together; and two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love, only to learn the pain of loss.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Kinship care; Gay/Lesbian; Gender nonconformity; aunt raising niece; lesbian; lesbian teenager; same-sex marriage; non-binary
Black / Latinx / White
two mothers; two aunts
lesbian female; non-binary person
Cybils Awards, 2018, Finalist, Young Adult Graphic Novel
Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, 2019, Finalist, Young Adult Fiction
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2018
Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, 2018 Young Adult
YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2019 Fiction
space; boarding school; found family; romance; spaceship; isolation; bullying; sports
Walden, Tillie, "On a Sunbeam" (2018). Diverse Families. 1962.