Minimalist illustrations of women and girls are accompanied by relatable experiences and horrific statistics in this graphic novel for teenagers about sexism.
What Makes Girls Sick and Tired is a good conversation starter regarding feminism. Geneviève Darling’s illustrations are inclusive and unapologetic, adding to Lucile de Pesloüan’s no-nonsense approach to the negative impact of sexism. A compact, informative Feminism 101 read, this graphic novel will have you saying thank u, next to anyone who dares question your experiences.
The LGBTQ+ and POC representation and acknowledgement of how the author and illustrator’s identities have influenced the graphic novel are greatly appreciated.