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Gay, Roxane

Summary: "For fifty years the women of the Banks family have been the most successful thieves in Chicago by following one simple rule: never get greedy. But when the youngest Banks stumbles upon the heist of a lifetime, the potential windfall may be enough to bring three generations of thieves together for one incredible score and the chance to avenge a loved one taken too soon."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TKO Studios LLc 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GAY

Duffy, Damian

Summary: "Home is a new house with a loving husband in 1970s California that is suddenly transformed into the frightening world of the antebellum South. Dana, a young black writer, can't explain how she is transported across time and space to a plantation in Maryland. But she does quickly understand why: to deal with the troubles of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder - and her progenitor. Her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Comicarts 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BUT

Hale, Nathan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she'd be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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Rowser, Jamila

Summary: "A graphic novel love letter to the beauty and resilience of Black women, their hair, and friendships"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 ROW

Ahmed, Saladin

Summary: While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city's elite. In the uncertain social and political climate of 1972 Detroit, hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boom! Studios, a division of Boom Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 AHM

Ahmed, Saladin

Summary: "A WAR FOR THE SOUL OF DETROIT. Elena Abbott is one of Detroit's toughest reporters--and after defeating the dark forces that murdered her husband, she's focused on the most important election in the city's history. But when someone uses dark magic to sabotage the campaign of the prospective first Black mayor of Detroit, it becomes clear to Abbott that the supernatural conspiracy in her city is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boom! Studios, a division of Boom Entertainment, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 AHM

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Ha, Robin

Summary: "A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life--perfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo. For as long as she can remember, it's been Robin and her mom against the world. Growing up as the only child of a single mother in Seoul, Korea, wasn't always easy, but it has bonded them fiercely together. So when a vacation to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray/Harper Alley, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 HA

Bagieu, Pénélope

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 Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Gill, Joel Christian

Summary: "Fights is the 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"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 GIL

Russo, Marisabina

Summary: "It's 1950s New York, and Marisabina Russo is being raised Catholic and attending a Catholic school that she loves--but when she finds out that she's Jewish by blood, and that her family members are Jewish survivors of the Holocaust, her childhood is thrown into turmoil. To make matters more complicated, her father is out of the picture, her mother is ambitious and demanding, and her older...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 RUS

Okorafor, Nnedi

Summary: The drama takes place in a small Nigerian town during a violent and unexpected storm. A Nigerian-American woman named Chioma answers a knock at her door and is horrified to see a boy with a severe head wound standing at her doorstep. He reaches for her, and his touch burns like fire. Something is very wrong. Haunted and hunted, Chioma must embrace her heritage in order to survive. John Jennings...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2022

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 OKO

Davis, Jim

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "How sweet it is! Garfield really gets into desserts. And why not? The best things in life are sweet! The confection-loving cat would gladly quarantine in an ice cream parlor for a month of sundaes! For Garfield fans this new collection of comics is sure to be a treat!"--page [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC DAV

Summary: "An anthology of African folktales playfully interpreted by modern cartoonists."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2018

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Johnson, Mat

Summary: "A page-turning thriller of racial divide, Incognegro: Renaissance explores segregation, secrets and self-image as our race-bending protagonist penetrates a world where he feels stranger than ever before. When a black writer is found dead at a scandalous interracial party in 1920s' New York, Harlem's cub reporter Zane Pinchback is the only one determined to solve the murder. Zane must go...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 JOH

Lewis, John

Summary: "After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before."--page 3 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LEW
1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 323 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC LEW

Brooks, Max.

Summary: "From bestselling author Max Brooks, the riveting story of the highly decorated, barrier-breaking, historic black regiment--the Harlem Hellfighters. The Harlem Hellfighters is a fictionalized account of the 369th Infantry Regiment--the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. From the enlistment lines in Harlem to the training camp at Spartanburg, South Carolina, to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BRO

Lewis, John

Summary: A first-hand account of the author's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights spans his youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diamond Comic Distributors 2013

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LEW
1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 323 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC LEW

Summary: In graphic novel format, presents the life and achievements of the baseball player who became the first African American to play in the major leagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Graphic Bio 741.5 Robinson 2008

Jama-Everett, Ayize

Summary: "When Black graduate student Lyndsey begins her dissertation work on a mysterious box that pops up during the most violent and troubled time in Africana history, she has no idea that her research will lead her on a phantasmagorical journey from West Philadelphia riots to Haitian slave uprisings. Wherever Lyndsey finds someone who has seen the Box, chaos ensues. Soon, even her own sanity falls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosarium Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BOX

Leong, Sloane

Summary: Follows a year in the life of Ren, dealing with family troubles, her role on a struggling girls' basketball team, and the return of her old friend Luna, who hopes to rekindle their friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEO

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