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Korté, Steven

Summary: Wonder Woman--DC Comics' greatest female superhero--flies onto our What Is the Story Of? list. She is a founding member of the Justice League, a goddess, and an ambassador of the Amazonian people. Wonder Woman burst onto the comic book scene during World War II. For more than seventy years, she has been fighting for equality, power, and truth with her lasso of truth in one hand and her sword in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 KOR

Feder, Tyler

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Summary: This graphic retelling of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission follows astronaut Michael Collins, commander of the lunar orbiter, to the far side of the moon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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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 940.5 TAK

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Bermudez, Alyssa

Summary: "In Big Apple Diaries, a heartfelt diary-style graphic memoir by Alyssa Bermudez, a young New Yorker doodles her way through middle school--until the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack leaves her wondering if she can ever be a kid again. It's the year 2000 in New York City. For 12-year old Alyssa, this means splitting time between her Puerto Rican dad's apartment in Manhattan and her white...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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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

Shulman, Mark

Summary: Show Me History will show you the real man behind the myths! Known as the "Father of Our Country," George Washington lost his own father at the age of 11, was a surrogate father to Alexander Hamilton, and yet was never a father himself. In war and in peace, he left an unmistakable impression on his new nation in more ways than you know. George Washington: Soldier and Statesman! tells the story...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press 2020

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

Wolk, Douglas

Summary: "The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics' interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the "epic of epics"--and to the past 60 years of American culture--from a beloved authority on the subject who read all 27,000+ Marvel superhero comics and lived to tell the tale. The superhero comic books that Marvel Comics has published since 1961 are, Douglas Wolk notes, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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

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

Scott, Mairghread

Summary: Isabel has been sheltered in a high-society world. All that changes, when she breaches an invisible barrier, and steps into a magical and dangerous city where war rages between the fairies of the Seelie and Unseelie Courts.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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

Stevenson, Noelle

Summary: "Final exams are looming at Battleworld's Institute for Gifted Youths, a prestigious school in the planet's capital. But the new class doesn't react so well when they discover that the school's beloved headmaster is actually a diabolical super villain ... and their final exam is a brutal deathmatch between students! Faced with harsh lessons and an even harsher truth, the students take to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2015

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

Harrold, Jess.

Summary: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope! This deluxe edition collects all of Marvel's 40th anniversary art retelling the story of A New Hope - as illustrated by some of the industry's most gifted artists. Extras include sketches and pencils, commentary, essays, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide 2018

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

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

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

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

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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 YOM

Marsham, Liz

Summary: Provides a guide to the superheroes and archvillains of the DC universe, featuring such characters as Superman, Batman, Cyborg, Darkseid, Brainiac, John Constantine, and the Joker. The infographic design of each spectacularly illustrated, double-page feature gives readers a totally new slant on the DC Comics Universe and its super-powered heroes and villains, fantastic weapons, futuristic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 MAR

Bertagna, Julie

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the environmentalist describes his boyhood in Scotland, his global explorations, and his role in inspiring important conservation movements.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yosemite Conservancy 2019

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

Powell, Nate

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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

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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Scott, Melanie

Summary: Provides quizzes on the heroes and villains of the Marvel universe, including Captain America, Doctor Strange, the X-Men, Thanos, and the Mandarin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 SCO

Fajardo, Kat

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Summary: "Sue just wants to spend the summer reading and making comics at sleepaway camp with her friends, but instead she gets stuck going to Honduras to visit relatives with her parents and two sisters. They live way out in the country, which means no texting, no cable, and no Internet! The trip takes a turn for the worse when Sue's mother announces that they'll be having a surprise quinceąera for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2022

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Brown, Don

Summary: A graphic novel account of the giant dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930s discusses the ecological and agricultural damage caused by the storms.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 978.032 BRO

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: The Guardians of the Galaxy are racing to find the Cosmic Seed - an immensely powerful artifact with the ability to generate life - before the evil-hearted Thanos can. Now that the motley team has the Crypto Cube, which holds a map to the Cosmic Seed that only Star-Lord can access, the task should be a lot easier. But with secret betrayals, alien symbiotes, super-evolved animal rebels, and more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC MCD

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