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  • The four color comic book history of comics

    The four color comic book history of comics2017

    by Fred Van Lente

    (567)

    Summary: The history of American comics in comics form.

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.5 VAN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Such a lovely little war : Saigon, 1961-63

    Such a lovely little war : Saigon, 1961-632016

    by Marcelino Truong , artist

    (549)

    Summary: A memoir, in graphic novel form, on the early years of the Vietnam war through the eyes of a young Vietnamese boy.

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.7043 TRU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hostage
    Staff Pick

    Hostage2017

    by Guy Delisle

    (4,987)

    Summary: "In the middle of the night in 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe Andre was kidnapped by armed men and taken away to an unknown destination in the Caucasus region. For three...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.154 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world
    Staff Pick

    Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world2018

    by Penelope Bagieu , illustrator

    (5,227)

    Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 920.72 BAG YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Algeria is beautiful like America

    Algeria is beautiful like America2018

    by Olivia Burton

    (356)

    Summary: Olivia had always heard stories about Algeria from her maternal grandmother, a Black Foot (a "Pied-Noir," the French term for Christian and Jewish settlers of French Algeria who emigrated to France...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 965 BUR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hey, kiddo

    Hey, kiddo2018

    by Jarrett Krosoczka , artist

    (24,609)

    Summary: In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KROSOCZKA YA

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  • Maus II : a survivor's tale : and here my troubles began

    Maus II : a survivor's tale : and here my troubles began1991

    by Art Spiegelman

    (120,917)

    Summary: A memoir of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and about his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father, his story, and history. Cartoon format portrays Jews...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5418 MAU YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Maus I : a survivor's tale : my father bleeds history

    Maus I : a survivor's tale : my father bleeds history1986

    by Art Spiegelman , illustrator

    (251,489)

    Summary: The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5318 SPI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The comic book story of beer : the world's favorite beverage from 7000 BC to today's craft brewing revolution
    Staff Pick

    The comic book story of beer : the world's favorite beverage from 7000 BC to today's craft brewing revolution2015

    by Jonathan Hennessey

    (796)

    Summary: Presents the key figures and events that have shaped the development and history of beer, from its beginnings around 7000 BC through today's fascination with craft brewing.

    BOOK

    Call #: 641.23 HEN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Poppies of Iraq

    Poppies of Iraq2017

    by Brigitte Findakly , artist

    (1,321)

    Summary: A nuanced tender chronicle of the author's relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, Lewis Trondheim. In spare and elegant detail, they share memories of her middle...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.704 FIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rise of the dungeon master : Gary Gygax and the creation of D & D

    Rise of the dungeon master : Gary Gygax and the creation of D & D2017

    by David Kushner

    (970)

    Summary: Rise of the Dungeon Master tells, in graphic form, the story of Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons, one of the most influential games ever made. Like the game itself, the narrative casts...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 794.8 KUS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • March. Book three

    March. Book three2016

    by John Lewis

    Series: March

    (15,451)

    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: 1 of 1 details

  • Threads : from the refugee crisis

    Threads : from the refugee crisis2017

    by Kate Evans , artist

    (470)

    Summary: With a heavy heart and bearing artistic gifts, Kate Evans draws the faces of refugees coming from Syria, Africa, and elsewhere to "The Jungle," a makeshift camp in Calais, France, and in doing so...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 944 EVA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The comic book story of professional wrestling : a hardcore, high-flying, no-holds-barred history of the one true sport

    The comic book story of professional wrestling : a hardcore, high-flying, no-holds-barred history of the one true sport2018

    by Aubrey Sitterson

    (345)

    Summary: A history of wrestling covers the sport's progress from the carnival days to the dominance of the World Wrestling Federation and the current diverse independent wrestling scene.

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.812 SIT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

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

    by Lorina Mapa

    (391)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.9 MAP YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    Anne Frank's diary : the graphic adaptation2018

    by David Polonsky artist

    (8,652)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tetris : the games people play

    Tetris : the games people play2016

    by Box Brown , illustrator

    (2,281)

    Summary: "It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Play it long enough and you'll see those brightly colored...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 794.8 BRO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Little Rock Nine and the fight for equal education

    The Little Rock Nine and the fight for equal education2013

    by Gary Jeffrey

    Series: Graphic History Of The Civil Rights Movement

    Summary: The story of a group of African American students known as the Little Rock Nine is a saga of incredible courage and grace. Following the 1954 Supreme Court ruling that struck down school segregation,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN JEF

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Medgar Evers and the NAACP

    Medgar Evers and the NAACP2013

    by Gary Jeffrey

    (3)

    Summary: In graphic novel format, describes Medgar Evers' efforts to gain equal rights for African Americans in Missisippi, his work with the NAACP, and his assassination in 1963, which gave the Civil Rights Movement new momentum.

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN JEF

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Drawing power : women's stories of sexual violence, harassment, and survival : a comics anthology

    Drawing power : women's stories of sexual violence, harassment, and survival : a comics anthology2019

    (267)

    Summary: Inspired by the global #MeToo Movement, this book is a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Emil...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.883 DRA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Junji Ito's cat diary : Yon & Mu

    Junji Ito's cat diary : Yon & Mu2015

    by Junji Itō

    (4,341)

    Summary: Hell-o-kitty! Master of Japanese horror manga Junji Ito presents a series of hissterical tales chronicling his real-life trials and tribulations of becoming a cat owner. Junji Ito, as J-kun, has...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 636.8 ITO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ichi-F : a worker's graphic memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

    Ichi-F : a worker's graphic memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant2017

    by Kazuto Tatsuta , artist

    (213)

    Summary: "Tatsuta was an amateur artist who signed onto the dangerous task of cleaning up the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, which the workers came to call 'Ichi-F.' This is the story of that challenging...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.1799 TAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • You & a bike & a road
    Staff Pick

    You & a bike & a road2017

    by Eleanor Davis

    (1,665)

    Summary: In 2016, acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator Eleanor Davis documented her cross-country bike tour as it happened. The immediacy of Davis' comics journal makes for an incredible chronicle of human...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.62 DAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Grow a garden!

    Grow a garden!2020

    by Alexis Frederick-Frost , illustrator

    (29)

    Summary: You can grow a garden -- and it's easier than you think! Will, Violet, and Basil must be the unluckiest students at the Garden Gnome Academy. They've been stuck with Mr. Butternut, the school's most...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL MAK

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In waves

    In waves2019

    by A. J. Dungo , artist

    (1,789)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 797.32 DUN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Goblin girl

    Goblin girl2020

    by Moa Romanova

    (643)

    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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  • Activist : a story of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting

    Activist : a story of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting2019

    by Lauren Hogg

    (85)

    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

    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

    (2,253)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fights : one boy's triumph over violence

    Fights : one boy's triumph over violence2020

    by Joel Christian Gill , artist

    (248)

    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

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Action presidents. Book 2, Abraham Lincoln!

    Action presidents. Book 2, Abraham Lincoln!2018

    by Fred Van Lente

    Series: Action Presidents

    (58)

    Summary: We all know that Abraham Lincoln gave the historic Gettysburg Address and ended the Civil War. But did you also know that he pardoned the first White House turkey, once snuck into Washington in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN VAN

    Locations: Juvenile Graphic Novels, New Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Action presidents. Book 3, Theodore Roosevelt!

    Action presidents. Book 3, Theodore Roosevelt!2020

    by Fred Van Lente

    (10)

    Summary: We all know that Theodore Roosevelt protected the environment and was the cousin of President Franklin Roosevelt. But did you also know that he was the inspiration for the Teddy bear, wrote adventure...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN VAN

    Location: New Juvenile Graphic Novels

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  • Action presidents. Book 4, John F. Kennedy!

    Action presidents. Book 4, John F. Kennedy!2018

    by Fred Van Lente

    Series: Action Presidents

    (6)

    Summary: Brings the commanding Camelot, beloved Bostonian, and awesome orator John F. Kennedy to life. You may know that John F. Kennedy was a World War II hero and a pro at giving speeches. But did you also...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN VAN

    Location: New Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kent State : four dead in Ohio
    Staff Pick

    Kent State : four dead in Ohio2020

    by Derf artist

    (439)

    Summary: On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University in Ohio. In a deadly barrage of sixty-seven shots, 4 students were...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 378.771 DER

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The Mueller report

    The Mueller report2020

    by Steve Duin

    (47)

    Summary: Cartoonist Shannon Wheeler and journalist Steve Duin turn their critical eye on the Mueller Report -- a comprehensive, understandable, and readable graphic novel version of the book every patriot...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.933 DUI

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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

    (458)

    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

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Honor girl : a graphic memoir

    Honor girl : a graphic memoir2016

    by Maggie Thrash , artist

    (8,603)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.766 THR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marie Curie : a life of discovery

    Marie Curie : a life of discovery2019

    by Alice Milani

    (171)

    Summary: In her intensely researched, inventively drawn exploration of Marie Curie's life, artist Alice Milani follows the celebrated Polish scientist from Curie's time as a struggling governess to her years...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CURIE YA

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  • Amazons, abolitionists, and activists : a graphic history of women's fight for their rights

    Amazons, abolitionists, and activists : a graphic history of women's fight for their rights2019

    by Mikki Kendall

    (835)

    Summary: A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women's rights The ongoing struggle for women's rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every culture on Earth, and encompassed a wide...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.42 KEN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Commute : an illustrated memoir of female shame

    Commute : an illustrated memoir of female shame2019

    by Erin Williams , artist

    (1,068)

    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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  • Taxi! : stories from the back seat

    Taxi! : stories from the back seat2019

    by Aimee de Jongh

    (170)

    Summary: From one of the brightest new talents in Europe comes this debut autobiographical work, focusing on taxi rides from four cities: Los Angeles, Paris, Jakarta, and Washington, D.C. As the drivers...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 JON

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