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Raina Telgemeier is an author, illustrator and cartoonist. Her graphic novels “Smile” and “Drama” are both No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. “Smile,” Telgemeier’s autobiographical account of her childhood dental drama, is a Boston Globe-Horn Award Honor title and an Eisner award winner for Best Publication for Teens. “Drama” won the 2013 Stonewall Book Award Honor from the American Library Association. Telgemeier has also adapted and illustrated four graphic novel versions of Ann M. Martin’s “Baby-Sitters Club” series. Her second autobiographical graphic novel “Sisters” (Graphix/Scholastic), a companion to “Smile,” gives readers an inside view of Telgemeier’s life growing up and focuses on her relationship with her younger sister.