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Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM 1997

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 364.1523 GEA

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear and how those stories influenced the debate inside and outside of the courtroom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB

Criswell, Shelby

Summary: "Follow the daily life of one queer artist from Texas as they introduce us to the lives of ten extraordinary people. The author shares their life as a genderqueer person, living in the American South, revealing their own personal struggle for acceptance and how they were inspired by these historical LGBTQIA+ people to live their own truth. Featuring biographies of Mary Jones, We'wha, Magnus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 306.7 CRI

Mailman, Erika

Summary: Bram Stoker Award finalist Erika Mailman brings the true story of the brutal murder of Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother into new focus by adding a riveting contemporary narrative. The Murderer's Maid interweaves the stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life. Trapped by servitude and afraid for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bonhomie Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAI

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology--the trial of Lizzie Borden--based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence. The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history. When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, the arrest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 345.744 ROB

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: In August, 1892 Lizzie Borden is famously charged with the murder of her stepmother and father. It causes a huge media sensation, perhaps the first example of a tabloid court case. But what really happened on that night? Did Lizzie really do it? What happened in her quietly idyllic Massachusetts life that unfurled this chain of events? Did her father's strict hand send her down this treacherous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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Kim, Hyun Sook

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 open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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

Crenshaw, Ellen T.

Summary: "See the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes Alfred Waud, a special artist and war correspondent whose depiction of Pickett's Charge is thought to be the only visual account by an eyewitness. A story of extreme risk, strife, and the search for truth, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves into the crucial Civil War battle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 973.7 CRE

Worley, Rob M.

Summary: The Aldens are having a delicious time helping out at a pizza parlor! They toss dough in the kitchen and even invent a new kind of pizza. But when a blackout and other problems hurt business, they begin to wonder if someone is trying to shut down the pizzeria. It's piping hot mystery for the Boxcar Children!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2010

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Satrapi, Marjane

Summary: "Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 SATRAPI, MARJANE SAT

Simon, Eddy

Summary: "This comics biography of one of the greatest sculptors who ever lived is done with the collaboration of the Rodin Museum and includes a preface by its director. It views his life through the eyes of the three women who shared his life for good or for bad. One was his lifelong on and off companion, the other two his muses, one of which was Camille Claudel, a well-recognized sculptor herself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Graphic Novels 2020

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

Humphreys, Jessica Dee

Summary: Recounts the experiences of Michel Chikwanine, who at age five was abducted during a schoolyard soccer game and forced to become a child soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 HUM

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA B TAKEI

Lee, NaRae.

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of her 'flock'-- Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel-- are just like ordinary kids, except they have wings and can fly! It may seem like a dream come true to some, but for the flock it's more like a living nightmare when the mysterious lab known as the 'School' turns up and kidnaps their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC LEE

Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan

Summary: A graphic novel account of the race to construct the first atomic bomb and the decision to drop it, tracing the early research, the heated debates, and profiles of forefront Manhattan Project contributors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill & Wang 2013

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 623.45 FET

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 973.7 HAL

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J973.75 HAL

Kochalka, James

Summary: "Banana Fox's late fees have landed him in library jail! And when a familiar foe is found around town and a giant book-eating robot is unleashed, it looks like Flashlight and William need to step in to save the day. The junior detectives put their heads together, but when their investigation runs cold, an unlikely hero emerges and proves his own sleuthing skills! But without Banana Fox's help,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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

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

Summary: 1926. H.P. Lovecraft comes calling to warn of imminent doom. But the Shadow From Beyond Time escapes into the future. The history of the universe is hanging in the balance as Atomic Robo teams up with Atomic Robo in a last ditch effort to protect reality itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red 5 Comics 2009

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

Schmidt, Sarah

Summary: When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty-two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime. Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell: Lizzie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

Johnson, Varian

Summary: Scott Free, a student at the Goodness Academy on the planet Apokolips, wants to escape to Earth but falls in love with the head of the Female Furies--the one person tasked with ensuring he never escapes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 RUB

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