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  • 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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 371.782 HOG YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • All the answers
    Staff Pick

    All the answers2018

    by Michael Kupperman

    (1,118)

    Summary: In this moving graphic memoir, Michael Kupperman traces the life of his reclusive father -- the once-world-famous Joel Kupperman, Quiz Kid. That his father is slipping into dementia -- seems to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.44 KUP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 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

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  • Amazing fantastic incredible : a marvelous memoir

    Amazing fantastic incredible : a marvelous memoir2015

    by Stan Lee

    (2,989)

    Summary: "In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee--comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LEE

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  • 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

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  • Anne Frank's diary : the graphic adaptation
    Staff Pick

    Anne Frank's diary : the graphic adaptation2018

    by David Polonsky artist

    (8,946)

    Summary: The only graphic biography of Anne Frank's diary that has been authorized by the Anne Frank Foundation and that uses text from the diary -- it will introduce a new generation of young readers to this...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FRANK YA

    Location: YA Biographies

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  • The Arab of the future.  Book 2 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)

    The Arab of the future. Book 2 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)2016

    by Riad Sattouf

    (5,593)

    Summary: The highly anticipated continuation of Riad Sattouf's internationally acclaimed, #1 French bestseller, which was hailed by the New York Times as a disquieting yet essential read in the Arab of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SATTOUF

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  • The Arab of the future. Book 3 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1985-1987)

    The Arab of the future. Book 3 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1985-1987)2018

    by Riad Sattouf , illustrator

    (3,469)

    Summary: In this third volume, (1985-1987), Riad's mother, fed up with the grinding reality of daily life in the village, decides she cannot take it any longer. When she resolves to move back to France, young...  more »

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    Call #: B SATTOUF

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  • The Arab of the future. Book 4 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1987-1992)

    The Arab of the future. Book 4 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1987-1992)2019

    by Riad Sattouf , artist

    (2,212)

    Summary: In this fourth volume, little Riad has grown into a teenager. In the previous books, his childhood was complicated by the pull of his two cultures -- French and Syrian -- and his parents'...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SATTOUF

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions / Junji Itō ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; editor, Masumi Washington.

    The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions / Junji Itō ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; editor, Masumi Washington.2020

    by Junji Itō

    (306)

    Summary: A first-ever collection of Junji Itō's artworks, featuring over 130 images from his best-selling manga titles along with rare works. This sublime collection includes all of Itō's unforgettable...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 ITO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Banned book club

    Banned book club2020

    by Hyun Sook Kim

    (1,410)

    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

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  • Be everything at once : tales of a cartoonist lady person

    Be everything at once : tales of a cartoonist lady person2018

    by Dami Lee illustrator

    (605)

    Summary: This collection of comics, previously published online, tell the story of an immigrant child overcoming adversity -- and a language barrier. We then follow Lee as she returns to Korea as an adult,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 LEE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Big mushy happy lump : a

    Big mushy happy lump : a "Sarah's Scribbles" collection2017

    by Sarah Andersen , artist

    Series: Sarah's Scribbles - #2

    (21,253)

    Summary: Containing illustrated personal essays on the author's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges, this collection of the hugely popular, world-famous...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 AND

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  • 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

  • Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 1

    Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 12019

    by Akiko Higashimura , artist

    (626)

    Summary: "High schooler Akiko has big plans to become a popular mangaka before she even graduates, but she needs to get much better at drawing if she ever wants to reach her goal. Looking for an easy fix, she...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL BLA

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 2

    Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 22019

    by Akiko Higashimura , illustrator

    (347)

    Summary: "A RUDE AWAKENING. Thanks to Hidaka-sensei's intensive training, Akiko manages to get through her art school exams. She's one step closer to seeing her dreams come true...or so she thinks!" -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL BLA

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

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  • Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 3

    Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 32019

    by Akiko Higashimura , artist

    (283)

    Summary: "Akiko has graduated from art school--let the job hunt begin! But finding work is easier said than done. Will she have to return home to Miyazaki empty-handed?" -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL BLA

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

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  • The bride was a boy

    The bride was a boy2018

    by Chii artist

    (1,136)

    Summary: "A diary comic with an upbeat, adorable flair that tells the charming tale of Chii, a woman assigned male at birth. Her story starts with her childhood and follows the ups and downs of exploring her...  more »

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    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL CHI

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir
    Staff Pick

    Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir2014

    by Roz Chast , illustrator

    (25,462)

    Summary: In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and...  more »

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    Call #: 306.874 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Commute : an illustrated memoir of female shame

    Commute : an illustrated memoir of female shame2019

    by Erin Williams , artist

    (1,162)

    Summary: We follow author and illustrator Erin Williams on her daily commute to and from work, punctuated by recollections of sexual encounters as well as memories of her battle with alcoholism, addiction,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.88 WIL

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  • The customer is always wrong

    The customer is always wrong2017

    by Mimi Pond

    Series: Over Easy

    (956)

    Summary: This is a continuation of Mimi Pond's book Over Easy, a memoir of her time working amongst the hippies and punks of the wisecracking, fast-talking, drug-taking Imperial Cafe. Pond's story is equal...  more »

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    Call #: 741.59 PON

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  • 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.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.994 FED YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The dead eye and the deep blue sea : a graphic memoir of modern slavery
    Staff Pick

    The dead eye and the deep blue sea : a graphic memoir of modern slavery2018

    by Vannak Anan Prum

    (179)

    Summary: Vannak Anan Prum left his village in Cambodia to seek work in Thailand. Men who appeared to be employers on a fishing vessel promised to return him, but instead Vannak was hostage on the vessel for...  more »

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    Call #: 306.362 PRU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • El deafo
    Staff Pick

    El deafo2014

    by Cece Bell

    (62,173)

    Summary: The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

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    Call #: J GN BEL

    Locations: YA Graphic Novels, Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Dear Scarlet : the story of my postpartum depression

    Dear Scarlet : the story of my postpartum depression2019

    by Teresa Wong

    (711)

    Summary: In this intimate and moving graphic memoir, Teresa Wong writes and illustrates the story of her struggle with postpartum depression in the form of a letter to her daughter Scarlet. Equal parts...  more »

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    Call #: 618.76 WON

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  • 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

    (1,154)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 952 INZ YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Diary of a Tokyo teen [eBook] : 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

    (1,138)

    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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  • Dragon hoops

    Dragon hoops2020

    by Gene Luen Yang , artist

    (2,797)

    Summary: Gene understands stories -- comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn't get sports. As a kid, his friends called him "Stick" and every...  more »

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    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL YAN

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

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  • The dumbest idea ever!

    The dumbest idea ever!2014

    by Jimmy Gownley

    (3,926)

    Summary: "What if the dumbest idea ever turned your life upside down? At thirteen, Jimmy was popular, at the top of his class, and the leading scorer on his basketball team. But all that changed when chicken...  more »

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    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL GOW

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

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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

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  • Everything is an emergency : an OCD story in words and pictures

    Everything is an emergency : an OCD story in words and pictures2020

    by Jason Katzenstein

    (551)

    Summary: Jason Adam Katzenstein is just trying to live his life, but he keeps getting sidetracked by his over-active, anxious brain. Mundane events like shaking hands or sharing a drink snowball into absolute...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8522 KAT

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  • Facts of life

    Facts of life2017

    by Paula Knight , illustrator

    (183)

    Summary: A graphic memoir and visual exploration of the stigma-inducing health issues of miscarriage, childlessness, and chronic medical conditions.

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    Call #: 618.178 KNI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Fetch : how a bad dog brought me home : a graphic memoir

    Fetch : how a bad dog brought me home : a graphic memoir2017

    by Nicole J. Georges , artist

    (1,647)

    Summary: The author describes her life with her misbehaved dog, a pet that saw her through many changes in life over the course of fifteen years.

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    Call #: 636.7 GEO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 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.

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 GIL YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

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  • The fire never goes out : a memoir in pictures

    The fire never goes out : a memoir in pictures2020

    by Noelle Stevenson , illustrator

    (3,622)

    Summary: In a collection of essays and personal mini-comics that span eight years of her young adult life, author-illustrator Noelle Stevenson charts the highs and lows of being a creative human in the world....  more »

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    Call #: B STEVENSON YA

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  • A fire story
    Staff Pick

    A fire story2019

    by Brian Fies , artist

    (1,341)

    Summary: Early on the morning of Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 8,900 structures, including 6,200 homes, were destroyed. One of...  more »

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    Call #: 363.37 FIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Flocks

    Flocks2018

    by L. Nichols , artist

    (395)

    Summary: This book charts the author's experiences of growing up in a Christian household and community, realizing she's gay and her subsequent struggle to reconcile her faith with her sexuality.

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    Call #: 306.768 NIC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Fun home : a family tragicomic2006

    by Alison Bechdel

    (135,685)

    Summary: This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form....  more »

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    Call #: 741.59 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Gender queer

    Gender queer2019

    by Maia Kobabe , artist

    (6,172)

    Summary: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt...  more »

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    Call #: 306.76 KOB

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  • Goblin girl

    Goblin girl2020

    by Moa Romanova

    (701)

    Summary: A dating site match goes really wrong in this troubling, funny graphic memoir. Things seem to be looking up when Moa Romanova -- broke, depressed, and living in a squat above an old store -- matches...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8527 ROM

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