Stitches: A Memoir

Jacket art for graphic novel Stitches

  • Contributors: David Small
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  • Summary: The author recounts in graphic novel format his troubled childhood with a radiologist father who subjected him to repeated x-rays and a withholding and tormented mother, an environment he fled at the age of sixteen in the hopes of becoming an artist.
  • Awards/Recognition:
    • ALA Alex Award, 2010
    • ALA Notable Books - Nonfiction, 2010
    • Booklist Editors' Choice - Adult Nonfiction for Young Adults, 2009
    • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Nonfiction & Graphic Novel, 2009
    • National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2009
    • Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award Nominee, 2011
    • School Library Journal's Adult Books for High School Students, 2009
    • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
    • No additional awards known of as of 10/1/2020. Please contact this project's researchers if you are aware of an award not listed.


  • Number of Pages: 329
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  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Publisher: W.W. Norton
  • ISBN: 9780393338966

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