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1 August 2023

Winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Honor award


A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

One of Evanston Public Library's 101 Great Books for Kids in 2023

One of Kirkus's Best Middle Grade of 2023

Nominated for the 2023 Cybils Award in Middle Grade Speculative 


"Members of persecuted minorities unite to fight crime: icky, impish, and thematically rich."

-  Starred Review, Kirkus Review

"Moulton’s debut about two vampire foster brothers fuses humor with horror."

- Starred Review, Booklist

A bloody good time. Clever and heartfelt, Don’t Want to Be Your Monster expertly deconstructs vampire mythology offering a new, fresh take that will leave readers with big, important questions about how it feels to be made into a monster. — Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Marvellers 

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