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  • Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir

    Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir2017

    by Lorina Mapa

    (400)

    Summary: A graphic memoir about growing up in the Philippines in the 1980s with Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos and the EDSA Revolution. When she learns of her beloved father's fatal car accident,...  more »

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    Call #: 959.9 MAP YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Invisible differences : a story of Asperger's, adulting, and living a life in full color

    Invisible differences : a story of Asperger's, adulting, and living a life in full color2020

    by Julie Dachez

    (1,705)

    Summary: An autobiographical comic based on the author's experience with Asperger's. Marguerite feels awkward, struggling every day to stay productive at work and keep up appearances with friends. She's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8588 DAC YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The American dream? : a journey on Route 66 discovering dinosaur statues, muffler men, and the perfect breakfast burrito

    The American dream? : a journey on Route 66 discovering dinosaur statues, muffler men, and the perfect breakfast burrito2019

    by Shing Yin Khor

    (545)

    Summary: An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66.

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 KHO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In waves

    In waves2019

    by A. J. Dungo , artist

    (1,983)

    Summary: In this visually arresting graphic novel, surfer and illustrator AJ Dungo remembers his late partner, her battle with cancer, and their shared love of surfing that brought them strength throughout...  more »

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    Call #: 797.32 DUN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Black history in its own words

    Black history in its own words2017

    by Ronald Wimberly compiler, artist

    (490)

    Summary: This book "started in January 2015 when Matt Bors asked me to find eight quotes and illustrate them for "The Nib" for February, Black History Month. I chose quotes ranging from the casual to the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0496 WIM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Banned book club

    Banned book club2020

    by Hyun Sook Kim

    (1,322)

    Summary: The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 951.95 KIM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gumballs

    Gumballs2018

    by Erin Nations , artist

    (311)

    Summary: "Gumballs" dispenses an array of bright, candy-colored short comics about Erin's gender transition, anecdotal tales of growing up as a triplet, and fictional stories of a socially inept lovestruck...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.768 NAT YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Almost American girl : an illustrated memoir
    Staff Pick

    Almost American girl : an illustrated memoir2020

    by Robin Ha , illustrator

    (5,062)

    Summary: A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life. For as long as she can remember, it's been Robin and her mom against the world. Growing up...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 HA YA

    Location: Adult Displays - Near New Arrivals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dancing at the pity party : a dead mom graphic memoir

    Dancing at the pity party : a dead mom graphic memoir2020

    by Tyler Feder , illustrator

    (2,952)

    Summary: Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir.

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    Call #: 616.994 FED YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Fights : one boy's triumph over violence

    Fights : one boy's triumph over violence2020

    by Joel Christian Gill , artist

    (294)

    Summary: A visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods.

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    Call #: 305.896 GIL YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Honor girl : a graphic memoir

    Honor girl : a graphic memoir2016

    by Maggie Thrash , artist

    (8,706)

    Summary: Maggie Thrash has spent basically every summer of her fifteen-year-old life at the one-hundred-year-old Camp Bellflower for Girls, set deep in the heart of Appalachia. She's from Atlanta, she's never...  more »

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    Call #: 306.766 THR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Activist : a story of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting

    Activist : a story of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting2019

    by Lauren Hogg

    (89)

    Summary: Lauren Hogg, one of the survivors of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school in Parkland, Florida, dramatically tells her story in graphic novel form. The tragedy of yet another mass...  more »

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    Call #: 371.782 HOG YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Imperfect : a story of body image

    Imperfect : a story of body image2019

    by Dounya Awada

    (102)

    Summary: Dounya Awada is a 24-year-old, devout Muslim, happy, healthy, and very much alive. But just a few years before, she nearly starved to death. Her struggle began when she was six years old. Little...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.461 AWA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • March. Book three

    March. Book three2016

    by John Lewis

    Series: March

    (15,887)

    Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 LEW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Diary of a Tokyo teen : a Japanese-American girl travels to the land of trendy fashion, high-tech toilets and maid cafes

    Diary of a Tokyo teen : a Japanese-American girl travels to the land of trendy fashion, high-tech toilets and maid cafes2016

    by Christine Mari Inzer

    (1,130)

    Summary: Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early years in Japan and relocated to the United States in 2003. The summer before she turned...  more »

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    Call #: 952 INZ YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Spinning

    Spinning2017

    by Tillie Walden

    (12,374)

    Summary: Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.766 WAL YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details