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Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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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.

Format: text

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

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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

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

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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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

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "Berlin is an intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens--Marthe Müller, a young woman escaping the memory of a brother killed in World War I, Kurt Severing, an idealistic journalist losing faith in the printed word as fascism and extremism take hold; the Brauns, a family torn apart by poverty and politics. Lutes weaves these characters' lives into the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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Hale, Nathan

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Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

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Fox, Ted

Summary: "Writer Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem's legendary theater in this graphic novel adaptation of Fox's definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo. Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FOX

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Abirached, Zeina

Summary: The author recounts her childhood experiences in Beirut during the civil war between Christians and Muslims in the 1980s, as her family tried to carry on a normal life despite violence, a partition of the city, and a lack of food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Due in no small part to Sebastian, his uncommon butler, Earl Ciel Phantomhive finally succeeds in earning an audience with the enigmatic headmaster of Weston College following the outcome of the annual cricket tourney. As moon-pale petals bloom on the lapels of the students who have been granted a place at the Midnight Tea Party, the man who holds all authority at the school reveals himself to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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

Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Hoshino, Katsura

Summary: Set in a fictional 19th century England, D.Gray-man is the story of Allen Walker, a 15-year-old boy who roams the earth in search of Innocence. Washed away to unknown parts of the world after The Great Flood, Innocence is the mysterious substance used to create weapons that obliterate demons known as akuma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2017

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

Krug, Nora

Summary: "A revelatory, visually stunning graphic memoir by award-winning artist Nora Krug, telling the story of her attempt to confront the hidden truths of her family's wartime past in Nazi Germany and to comprehend the forces that have shaped her life, her generation, and history."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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Toboso, Yana

Summary: "The decks of the Campania run red with blood when the corpses brought back to a semblance of life by the Aurora Society's 'absolute salvation' turn on the ship's passengers in a ghoulish farce. With their investigation waylaid by this primitive struggle for survival, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his exceptional butler, Sebastian, are trapped at the mercy of both the unnatural and Mother Nature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2013

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "When students fail to return home from an English boarding school that numbers several elite bloodlines among its student body, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his indomitable butler, Sebastian, infiltrate the lush grounds and stately halls of this distinguished house of learning at Her Majesty's behest. The butler takes on the role of tutor, his master that of student-- parts to which both are more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Moriyama, Daisuke.

Summary: Deep within Pandaemonium, Chrono fights off hordes of demons while Rosette tries to bring Joshua to his senses. Agents from Militia show up to join the fray, but the real fight begins when Chrono faces off against Aion in a final, climactic battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ADV Manga 2006

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

Mori, Kaoru

Summary: Emma, a young woman rescued from destitution and trained as a proper British maid, falls in love with William, the eldest son of a wealthy family, but their pure love may be torn apart by class differences and prejudice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2015

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Mori, Kaoru

Summary: "Despite each resolving to put the other from their minds, Emma and William's unexpected meeting has rekindled the embers of their love for each other. Though with William engaged to the daughter of a viscount - and ideal match in society's view - the two will face unbending opposition and many difficult decisions if they wish to pursue a future together. Mrs. Trollop is sympathetic to their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2015

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

Kientz, Chris

Summary: When Dominique, Eric, Josephine, and Ajay return to the Smithsonian they see that modern animals are extinct and dinosaurs have been brought back to life, so they time travel to the 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition to stop this wicked plot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2016

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: Recounting the events that have transpired since his tenth birthday when his life changed forever, Earl Ciel Phantomhive discusses everything from the attack on the Phantomhive manor to the moment he made his contract with his demon butler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2019

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "With his royally sanctioned dinner party a shambles and a murderer on the loose, Earl Ciel Phantomhive is a veritable prisoner in his own home, alongside those of his guests who still live. And in the most shocking of turns, the young earl now finds himself without his indispensible manservant, Sebastian. But as the mystery deepens, there arrives upon the young earl's doorstep an odd vicar,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Their elaborate schoolroom deception at an end, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his peerless manservant, Sebastian, finally hit upon the truth behind the incident of the vanished students at Weston College. Just what tragic steps did the elites of the school, spurred on by their overwhelming sense of justice, take to stamp out the bullying running rife in the halls of their institution?! What began...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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