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Gill, Joel Christian.

Summary: "Strange Fruit, Volume I, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history is a collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentaryon nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Publishing 2014

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Hale, Nathan

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Summary: "World War I set the tone for the 20th century and introduced a new type of warfare: global, mechanical, and brutal. Nathan Hale has gathered some of the most fascinating true-life tales from the war and given them his inimitable Hazardous Tales twist. Easy to understand, funny, informative, and lively, this series is the best way to be introduced to some of the most well-known battles (and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2014

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Robins, Scott.

Summary: Provides reviews and recommendations for hundreds of comic books and graphic novels for juvenile audiences that will help parents determine which titles are right for their kids.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Krause Publications 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 741.5 ROB

Gravett, Paul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Design 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 GRA

Maslon, Laurence.

Summary: Together again for the first time, here comes the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chute, Hillary L

Summary: "The massive impact that comics have had on our culture becomes more and more clear every day, from the critically acclaimed musical Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel's groundbreaking comic, to the dozens of superhero films hitting cinemas every year. What is it that makes comics so special? What can this unique art form do that others can't? In Comics for Grownups, comics scolar Hillary Chute...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Scott, Mairghread

Summary: Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 629.8 SCO

Hale, Nathan

1 hold on 3 copies

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Beowulf and Grendel are in war-torn Spain, where honor is hard-fought, allegiances are dubious, and the bulls run wild. Amidst it all comes a young knight named Rodrigo, who fights for the name he's lost, the land he loves, and the virtue they've both forgotten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2018

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Beaton, Kate

Summary: "Ida B. Wells, the Black Prince, and Benito Juárez burst off the pages of Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection, armed with modern-sounding quips and amusingly on-point repartee. Kate Beaton's second D+Q book brings her hysterically funny gaze to bear on these and even more historical, literary, and contemporary figures. Irreverently funny and carefully researched, no target is safe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2015

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

Chandler, Matt

1 hold on 2 copies

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Presents a graphic account of the events of Syrian refugees' attempt to escape the horrors of their country's civil war in search of a better tomorrow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Liu, Na

Summary: A young girl describes her experiences growing up in China, beginning with the death of Chairman Mao in 1976.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2012

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

Koike, Kazuo

Summary: The story of Hattori Hanzō, the fabled master ninja whose duty it was to protect Tokugawa Ieyasu, the shogun who would unite Japan into one great nation. But before he could do that, he had to grow up and learn how to love the ladies! As the secret caretaker of such an influential future leader, not only does Hanzō use vast and varied ninja talents, but in living closely with Ieyasu, he forms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2006

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

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: Following a trail of rumors, Inuyasha and the gang are led to a "living mountain" that Naraku has awakened from its 200-year slumber and stolen its sacred stone, and the mountain gives them a gift that will help them retrieve the stone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2008

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

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: While trying to obtain the last Shikon shard, Inuyasha is attacked by a mysterious force and gets help fighting Maraku from his half-brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2008

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

Koike, Kazuo

Summary: The story of Hattori Hanzō, the fabled master ninja whose duty it was to protect Tokugawa Ieyasu, the shogun who would unite Japan into one great nation. But before he could do that, he had to grow up and learn how to love the ladies! As the secret caretaker of such an influential future leader, not only does Hanzō use vast and varied ninja talents, but in living closely with Ieyasu, he forms a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2006

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

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

Hale, Nathan

2 holds on 2 copies

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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Takei, Hiroyuki

Summary: "It's time for a showdown as Norachiyo and his band of motley cats cross the sea in their quest to stop Abyhei. But without his sword, there's not much Norachiyo can do. Can he get a new weapon before Abyhei's plan goes into effect and his takeover of Japan is assured? Find out in the final volume of Nekogahara!"--

Format: text

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

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

Meconis, Dylan.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When her sister seizes the throne, Queen Eleanor of Albion is banished to a tiny island off the coast of her kingdom, where the nuns of the convent spend their days peacefully praying, sewing, and gardening. But the island is also home to Margaret, a mysterious young orphan girl whose life is upturned when the cold, regal stranger arrives. As Margaret grows closer to Eleanor, she grapples with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books US, a division of Candlewick Press 2019

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

Long, Mark

Summary: This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LON

Himaruya, Hidekaz

Summary: "Time for more Hetalia W Academy! The newspaper club over at W Academy is doing their yearly feature on school clus, but all the clubs are really weird! Belgium and the Netherlands explore their old relationship, and Netherlands helps Japan get out of a bad rut. Things get strange when Estonia dreams that all the countries are beautiful girls --except him. Is it a dream come true or a true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyopop 2013

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

Himaruya, Hidekaz

Summary: "Who's the strangest country of them all? Everyone's favorite countries have gathered together to compare notes on who has the weirdest horror movies, who had the worst World War II rations, who has the wackiest laws on the books, and which stereotypes about them are actually true! The heat is on when China must fight to win over Honng Kong by wearing kigurumi!? Germany and Prussia sneak into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyopop 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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