To: My friends (feathered and not!) who need a reminder that life's truest joys come in the most unexpected of ways, and that miracles like cherry trees DO exist.
To: Everyone I know who struggles every day to find joy in the world, which is to say, everyone.
To: SLOW PAN in on all my friends who could use a wry laugh followed by a thoughtful stare into the middle distance and an eyebrow-lifting moment of self-reflection on race and representation in these modern United States. FADE OUT...
To: Anyone trying to figure out this thing called life.
To: The Freud lovers in need of an unsentimental education.
To: The readers in my life. This is a book about reading, but also not about reading. About how what we read lives in us.
To: The radical young witches in my in life.
From: Your Bruja Godmother
To: Parents of kids who crave graphic novels about friendship, fitting in, and navigating the world of middle school.