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Ormsbee, Kathryn

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Eleven-year-old homeschooled Katie experiences the ups and downs of growing up and 6th grade--from bad haircuts and friendship breakups to new experiences, new friends, and a new understanding of her OCD"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC ORM

Higashimura, Akiko

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 signs up for an art class, thinking all her problems will soon be solved. She's in for a surprise: her new instructor is a sword-wielding taskmaster who doesn't care about manga one bit. But maybe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 BLA

Pixin, Weng

Summary: "Let's Not Talk Anymore weaves together five generations of women from Weng Pixin's family, each at age 15. Her lineage is full of breakages -- her great grandmother Kuān is sent away from her family in South China, her grandmother Mèi is adopted by a neighbor to help with housework, and her mother Bīng is heartbroken by her father's estrangement. Pixin's own story centers on her feelings of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2021

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

Siegel, Siena Cherson

Summary: "Siena Cherson Siegel dreamed of being a ballerina. Her love of movement and dedication to the craft earned her a spot at the School of American Ballet.. Siena has worked hard her whole life to be a professional ballet dancer, then makes the difficult decision to quit dancing and tries to figure out what comes next. But what do you do when you have spent your entire life working toward a goal,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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

Van Sciver, Noah

Summary: "Noah Van Sciver is haunted by the house at 133 ____ Street, or as his brothers rechristened it "One Dirty Tree." This sprawling dilapidated New Jersey house was his first home and the site of formative experiences. Growing up in a big, poor, Mormon family--surrounded by comic-books, eight siblings, bathtubs full of dirty dishes--Noah's childhood exerts a powerful force on his present day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Uncivilized Books 2018

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

Burgess, Rebecca

Summary: "Brave, witty and empowering, this graphic memoir follows Rebecca as she navigates her asexual identity and mental health in a world obsessed with sex. From school to work to relationships, this book offers an unparalleled insight into asexuality."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 BUR

Tsuge, Yoshiharu

Summary: "Yoshiharu Tsuge is one of the most celebrated and influential comics artists, but his work has been almost entirely unavailable to English-speaking audiences. The Man Without Talent, his first book to be translated into English, is an unforgiving self-portrait of frustration. Swearing off cartooning as a profession, Tsuge takes on a series of unconventional jobs--used-camera salesman,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Comics 2019

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2 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 TSU

Stevenson, Noelle

Summary: "In a collection of personal 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."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2020

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Hogg, Lauren

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 shooting has galvanized the young people of the country, and helped launch a movement that continues to gain momentum. Lauren Hogg lost her two best friends that horrible day, but despite her loss she,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 371.7 HOG

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

Powell, Nate

Summary: "In this anthology of seven comics essays, author and graphic novelist Nate Powell addresses living in an era of what he calls 'necessary protest.' Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest is Powell's reflection on witnessing the collapse of discourse in real time while drawing the award-winning trilogy March, written by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 303.484 POW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 303.484 POW

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Forney, Ellen

Summary: "Rock steady: brilliant advice from my bipolar life is the eagerly awaited sequel/companion book to Forney's 2012 best-selling graphic memoir, Marbles: mania, depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Whereas Marbles was a memoir about her bipolar disorder, Rock Steady turns the focus outward, offering a self-help guide of tips, tricks and tools by someone who has been through it all and come through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 616.895 FOR

Tung, Debbie

Summary: "This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert's world. Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or dipped into at one's leisure, the book spans three years of Debbie's life, from the end of college to the present day. In these early years of adulthood, Debbie slowly but finally discovers there...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

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

Mercado, Yehudi

Summary: "In Yehudi Mercado's full-color middle grade graphic memoir sequel to Chunky, Hudi and his imaginary friend, Chunky, head to Jewish summer camp, where the dynamic duo meet a new friend who can see Chunky, too, and get mixed up in a prank war. This series is perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jerry Craft. Hudi finally embraced his love of art and comedy, but his class clown antics keep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, HarperAlley, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MER

MacLeod, Susan (Susan J.)

Summary: "When Susan MacLeod accompanied her 90-year-old mother through a labyrinthine long-term care system, it was a nine-year journey navigating a government without a heart in a system without compassion. Her family, much like the system, erected walls rather than opening arms. She found herself involuntarily placed at the pivot point between her frail, elderly mother's need for love and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Conundrum Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 362.1 MAC

Tomine, Adrian

Summary: What happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography, offers an array of unexpected answers. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency room, he begins to question if it was really all worthwhile: despite the accolades and opportunities of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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

Khan, Sabba

Summary: As a second-generation Pakistani immigrant living in East London, Sabba Khan paints a vivid snapshot of contemporary British Asian life and investigates the complex shifts experienced by different generations within immigrant communities, creating an uplifting and universal story that crosses borders and decades. Race, gender, and class are explored in a compelling personal narrative creating a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KHA

Ancco

Summary: "Ancco looks back at her own tumultuous adolescence, from the not-so-distanced lens of a twenty-something. A mother's struggles mirror her teen's. Memories of care between the cartoonist and her grandmother--before her faculties had started to fade. Quick judgments look ugly through the eyes of a teen, who's leaning into her own sense of self. Whether it's friends, family, animals, or even a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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

Soma, Taki

Summary: Taki Soma’s life has taken unexpected turns on top of twists over the years, a journey that starts in Japan in the early 1980s and spins through traumatic family loss, a childhood murder, drugs, comics, medical mysteries, true love, fertility, pets, and zombies. All of that and more is depicted here in a series of brilliant, deceptively simple short comics chronicling one young artist’s blazing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Hill Publishing 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOMA, TAKI SOM

Hébert, Marie-Noëlle

Summary: "A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman's struggles with self-esteem and body image issues. All Marie-Noëlle wants is to be thin and beautiful. She wishes that her thighs were slimmer, that her stomach lay flatter. Maybe then her parents wouldn't make fun of her eating habits at family dinners, the girls at school wouldn't call her ugly, and the boy she likes would ask her out. This...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 921 HEB

Kobabe, Maia

5 holds on 3 copies

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 comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here. Maia's intensely cathartic autobiography charts eir journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2022

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Hoseley, Rantz

Summary: Based on Nikki Sixx's drug-soaked New York Times best-selling memoir, The Heroin Diaries, chronicles the year of decadence and depravity that almost cost Sixx his life during the recording and tour for M©œtley Cr©ơe's seminal 1987 album, Girls Girls Girls, the book not only became a worldwide best-seller, but also spawned the band Sixx A.M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heavy Metal Media 2018

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

Fahmy, Huda

Summary: "Chaperones, suitors, and arranged marriages aren't only reserved for the heroines of a Jane Austen novel. They're just another walk in the park for this leading lady, who is on a mission to find her leading lad. From the brilliant comics Yes, I'm Hot in This, Huda Fahmy tells the hilarious story of how she met and married her husband. Navigating mismatched suitors, gossiping aunties, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2020

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

Dandro, Travis

Summary: "From a child's-eye view, Travis Dandro recounts growing up with a drug-addicted birth father, alcoholic step-dad, and overwhelmed mother. As a kid, Dandro would temper the tension of his every day with flights of fancy, finding refuge in toys and animals and insects rather than the unpredictable adults around him. Dandro perceptively details the effects of poverty and addiction on a family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 362.29 DAN

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