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Zita the Space Girl

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Zita the Spacegirl: Far From Home

Ben Hatke
Published: 2011
Age Range: Elementary and Middle Grade
Genre: Science-Fiction Graphic Novel

Zita the Spacegirl is about a young girl, Zita, who finds herself on another planet as she attempts to save her friend from aliens. Joseph has been kidnapped by aliens who believe he has been sent to them to save their planet. As Zita tries to find out where the aliens have taken Joseph, she meets some interesting characters- some helpful and some who are secretly bad. They work together to find Joseph and get the children back to earth, but unfortunately, things do not always go as planned. This is the perfect middle grade graphic novel for any sci-fi lover!