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Castro, Emanuel

Summary: "In 2013, the white smoke of the Vatican announced to the world the election of the first Latin American Pope. That day, Father Jorge became Francis, but a few weeks earlier, he was walking the streets of his native Buenos Aires, always close to the needy. Discover the origins of the man who, with his example of humility and love, may change the Church, and perhaps the whole world." -- from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 FRA

Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: "Born in 1452, Leonardo da Vinci is still, today, considered one of the most talent people to have ever lived. From his world famous paintings and drawings, such as the Mona Lisa and the Vitruvian Man, to his ingenious inventions of the parachute, the helicopter, and the military tank, da Vinci was always a step ahead of his time. Discover the origins of a man who refused to be defined by just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 LEO

Castro, Emanuel

Summary: "In 1990, after 27 years of political imprisonment, Nelson Mandela regains his freedom, ready to forgive and invite his people to follow in his footsteps, to heal the deep wounds of a divided society. Marking the end of Apartheid in South Africa, he becomes a symbol of the quest for world peace, but his story begins many years earlier. Discover, from the start, the life of the man who showed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 MAN

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 Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Geary, Rick

Summary: "An authentic narrative of the final days in Billy the Kid's brief and turbulent life." --Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Publishing 2018

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

Rubio, Salva

Summary: From many years without recognition, money and yet a family to raise, all the way to great success, critically and financially, Monet pursued insistently one vision: catching the light in painting, refusing to compromise on this ethereal pursuit. It cost him dearly but he was a beacon for his contemporaries. We discover in this comics biography how he came to this vision as well as his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Publishing 2017

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

Krimstein, Ken

Summary: "One of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century and a hero of political thought, the largely unsung and often misunderstood Hannah Arendt is best known for her landmark 1951 book on openness in political life, The Origins of Totalitarianism, which, with its powerful and timely lessons for today, has become newly relevant. She led an extraordinary life. This was a woman who endured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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

Anderson, Jon Lee

Summary: "The graphic novel adaptation of the groundbreaking and definitive biography of Che Guevara. The Argentine revolutionary has become an internationally recognized icon, as revered as he is controversial. In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández present the man behind the myth, creating a complex and human portrait of this passionate idealist. Adapted from Jon Lee...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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

Little, Troy

Summary: Records the experiences of a free-lance writer who embarked on a zany journey into the drug culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

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

Neri, Greg

Summary: Gail Ruffu was a rookie trainer known for her unconventional methods and ability to handle dangerous horses. When she became part owner of an untamed thoroughbred named Urgent Envoy, everything changed. After Urgent Envoy showed real promise, her co-owners forced Gail to speed up training and race him too early, causing the horse to develop a hairline fracture. Refusing to drug the horse to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TU Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 NER

Augel, William

Summary: "Little Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lives only for music--and he already knows how to appreciate it in all its forms, even the most unexpected. The young virtuoso is looking for--and finding!-- inspiration wherever it hides, even in the cries of Nannerl, his sister, or the poop of his dog. He takes lessons from the birds, crickets and frogs, intertwining every note into his great masterpieces.Based...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BIG, an imprint of Humanoids, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 MOZ

Hennessey, Jonathan

Summary: "This complete graphic novel-style biography presents the life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in United States history. Alexander Hamilton was on hand for the Revolutionary War, the development of the Constitution, and the establishment of the Treasury and banking as we have come to know them today. Cut down by a bullet from political rival Aaron Burr, Hamilton may have faded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER HEN

Wilgus, Alison

Summary: "In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey. But thanks to their carefully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 WIL

Rokudenashiko

Summary: A graphic memoir of a Japanese artist who has been jailed twice for so-called acts of obscenity and the distribution of pornographic materials, yet she continues to champion the art of the vulva.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Koyama Press 2016

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

Kullab, Samya

Summary: "A fictionalized account of a family fleeing war-torn Syria after their home in Aleppo is destroyed. They endure wretched refugee camps, ocean crossings, swindlers - all to find safety in the West."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 KUL

Isayama, Hajime

Summary: "The world outside the Walls is vaster than Eren and his comrades could have ever imagined. Just beyond the shores of Paradis lies the country of Marley - home to Eren's mortal enemy Reiner. He may have returned home, hoping to consign "the Armor" to his past, but some things can't be so easily forgotten - and Reiner is about to be confronted by a certain someone he turned his back on..."--Back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC 2018

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

Larson, Brie

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: A coming-of-age story of a girl living in a dysfunctional family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GLA RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Gl

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GLA

Takahiro

Summary: "Akame and her team are pursued through the mountains by notorious rebel assassins. Having eluded the first ambush, the girls relax and refresh at a local hot spring, where Cornelia makes a new friend. But with enemies so nearby, an assassin should be cautious in offering trust and friendship so lightly"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2016

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

Wang, Jen

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride--or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia--the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian's secret weapon (and best friend) is the...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA GRAPHIC WAN

Aaron, Jason

Summary: "Luke trains for the Arena of Death, Chewbacca and C-3PO search for Luke, and Han and Leia convince Sana to help them rescue their friend. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of the ABDO Group 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Aaron, Jason

Summary: "Luke enters the Arena of Death while his friends rush to find him. Chewbacca and C-3PO are attacked by a mysterious bounty hunter. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of the ABDO Group 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Aaron, Jason

Summary: "Luke gets his lightsaber back but is imprisoned by Grakkus the Hutt, while Han, Leia, and Sana escape from the Imperials. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of the ABDO Group 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AAR

Bellaire, Jordie

Summary: "This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil...only this time around her world looks a lot more like the one outside your window."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BOOM! Studios 2019

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Lemire, Jeff

Summary: The legend of the Black Barn tells of an otherwordly buidling that has appeared and reappeared throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake. Now its mystery ensnares and entwines the lives of two very different men. One: a young recluse, obsessed with finding hidden clues within the city's trash. The other: a washed-up Catholic priest, finding his place in a small town that hides...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics, Inc. 2018

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 LEM