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Summary: Peanuts, Charles Schulz's beloved comic strip, has given the world a cast of characters for the ages--Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Lucy among them. Here, in an unprecedented collection of thirty-two essays, artists and writers ranging from Ann Patchett to Chris Ware consider the deeper truths of Peanuts, its influence on their lives and on the culture more broadly, and the lessons it can teach us...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2019

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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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Iwahara, Yuji

Summary: True to his warning, Loser -- the infamous phantom thief -- makes an explosive entrance at the art museum to steal the Angels of Black and White Wings statue! "Collector" Kyouma Mabuchi, now teamed up with the android Mira to recover illegal Coils, faces off with the masked thief in the midst of the museum's heavy security. But it just so happens that Loser recognizes Kyouma -- and what's more,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2016

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

Walden, Tillie

Summary: Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still dark. Weekends were spent in glitter and tights at competitions. Perform. Smile. And do it again. She was good....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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

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

Helfand, Lewis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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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"--

Format: text

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

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Tells the story of the Marquis de Lafayette, both what happened before and during the American Revolution, including all the Frenchman's escapades across France and the colonies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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O'Connor, Tara

Summary: "Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

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

Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

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...

Format: text

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

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

Clanton, Ben

Summary: "Narwhal and Jelly are back and Narwhal has a new obsession...peanut butter! He's so obsessed he even wants to change his name to...that's right...Peanut Butter! Ever-sensible Jelly isn't so sure that's the best idea, but is all for Narwhal trying new things (instead of just eating waffles all the time, no matter how delicious waffles are). In this third book, Narwhal and Jelly star in three...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers 2018

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

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide 2018

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

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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

Thompson, Craig

Summary: Loosely based on the author's life, chronicling his journey from childhood to adulthood, exploring the people, experiences, and beliefs that he encountered along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 THO

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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Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Se

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: When Rocket is abducted and taken back to his home planet Half World, the Guardians rush to the planet where they find Rocket caught up in a revolution of evolved former test subject animals.

Format: text

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

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

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"--

Format: text

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

Hatke, Ben

Summary: "When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Awada, Dounya

Summary: "Dounya Awada is a 24-year-old, devout Muslim, happy, healthy, and very much alive. But just a few years before, she nearly starved to death. Her struggle began when she was six years old. Little Dounya wanted nothing less than to be perfect, like her mother. She pushed herself hard every day, excelling in schoolwork and at home. She had to be the cutest, prettiest, smartest girl in the room....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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

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...

Format: text

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

Knisley, Lucy.

Summary: "Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe-- many of them treasured...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNISLEY, LUCY KNI