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Summary: The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Hannigan, Kate

Summary: In History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire, writer Kate Hannigan and illustrator Alex Graudins tell the true story of how a city rose up from one of the worst catastrophes in American history, and how this disaster forever changed how homes, buildings, and communities are constructed. A deadly blaze engulfs Chicago for two terrifying days! A brother, a sister, and a helpless puppy must race...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.311 HAN

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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Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIL

Rodriguez, Edel

Summary: "A stunning graphic memoir of a childhood in Cuba, coming to America on the Mariel boatlift, and a defense of democracy, here and there Hailed for his iconic art on the cover of Time and on jumbotrons around the world, Edel Rodriguez is among the most prominent political artists of our age. Now for the first time, he draws his own life, revisiting his childhood in Cuba and his family's passage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RODRIGUEZ, EDEL ROD

Hale, Nathan

Summary: ""Remember the Alamo!" That rallying cry has been a part of Texas lore for generations. But who were the ragtag group of adventurers behind the famous slogan, and how did they end up barricaded in a fort against a Mexican army? Who survived, who died, and how? This sixth book in the bestselling Hazardous Tales series tracks the Lone Star State's bloody fight for independence from the Mexican...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hale, Nathan

Summary: Presents, in graphic novel format, the story of Korean War correspondent Marguerite Higgins, who risked her life in dangerous situations to provide eyewitness accounts of many of the major events of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books 2021

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Kerbel, Deborah

Summary: "One hundred years ago, juvenile diabetes was a death sentence for millions of people around the world, most of them children. this book tells the story the discovery of insulin, a treatment for this disease and one of the most impactful milestones in medical science. Frederick Banting was a young doctor who was haunted by the memories of the diabetic children he'd treated at Toronto's Hospital...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.4 KER

Smith, Frank

Summary: "In the summer of 1971, New York's Attica State Prison is a symbol of everything broken in America -- abused prisoners, rampant racism and a blind eye turned towards the injustices perpetrated against the powerless. But when the guards at Attica overreact to a minor incident, the prisoners decide they've had enough and revolt -- taking their jailers hostage and making demands for humane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia, a division of Boom Entertainment 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365.974 SMI

Bird, Tim (Joseph)

Summary: Long ago the whole of Southern England was covered in forest. Over time, this woodland has been cut back, but small patches remain amidst the suburban sprawl of South-East London. The magic that once filled the ancient forest can still be felt. Memories of the Great North Wood are recorded in the place names - Forest Hill, Honour Oak. Stories are told of the bandits, outlaws and gypsies that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Hill London 2018

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

Lewis, John

Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist Blk Lewis

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 323 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC LEW

Harari, Yuval N.

Summary: "In this first volume of the full-color illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be 'human'. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 HAR

Chochois, Héloïse

Summary: "A graphic novel exploring amputation, revealing details about famous amputees throughout history, the invention of the tourniquet, phantom limb syndrome, types of prostheses, and transhumanist technologies"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press, Graphic Mundi 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.5 CHO

Shulman, Mark

Summary: By any measure, Albert Einstein changed the ways we understand--and measure--space and time. At first his ideas were ridiculed, but soon they were idolized. Prior to World War II, Einstein was a celebrated figure in Germany, but when the Nazi Party rose to power in the 1930s, he fled for his life and eventually settled in the United States. [This book] recounts the life of the world's most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press 2021

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Harari, Yuval N.

Summary: In the second "Sapiens" volume, Yuval Noah Harari tells the story of how we took over the world; how an unlikely marriage between a god and a bureaucrat created the first empires; and how war, famine, disease, and inequality became a part of the human condition. The origins of modern farming are introduced through Elizabethan tragedy, the changing fortunes of domesticated plants and animals are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 HAR

Zhang, Lun

Summary: Follow the story of China's infamous June Fourth Incident--otherwise known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre--from the first-hand account of a young sociology teacher who witnessed it all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Idea & Design Works 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.058 ZHA

Lewis, John

Summary: This graphic novel is Congressman John Lewis' first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LEW
1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 323 LEW

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

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC LEW

Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: Illustrations and text describe how the Mixtecs create painted manuscripts, or codices, that reflect their way of life and document their history, science, land tenure, tribute, and sacred rituals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

Wilson, Seán Michael

Summary: "Tells the story of Minamata disease, a debilitating and sometimes fatal condition caused by the Chisso chemical factory's careless release of methylmercury into the waters of the coastal community of Minamata in southern Japan. First identified in 1956, it became a hot topic in Japan in the 1970s and 80s, growing into an iconic struggle between people versus corporations and government...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Bridge Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.9 WIL

Tynion, James

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling and multi-Eisner award-winning co-creators of Something is Killing the Children, The Nice House on the Lake, The Department of Truth, and Powers comes this ambitious, non-fiction comic book experience depicting true stories of UFO abductions with an eye to capturing the strange essence of those encounters. In this debut volume, Tynion presents what he calls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiny Onion, Dark Horse Books 2023

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

Naujokaitis, Pranas T.

Summary: "In History Comics: The Challenger Disaster, we turn the clock back to January 28, 1986. Seven astronauts boarded the space shuttle Challenger on what would be a routine mission. All eyes and cameras were on crew member Christa McAuliffe, a high school teacher, who was set to become the first private citizen in space. Excitement filled the air as the clock counted down to liftoff. But at T-plus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.124 NAU

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press 2020

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Williams, Rachel Marie-Crane

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Summary: "In the heat of June in 1943, a wave of destructive and deadly civil unrest took place in the streets of Detroit. The city was under the pressures of both war-time industrial production and the nascent civil rights movement - a powder keg waiting to go off. Thirty-four people were killed, most were Black, and over half were killed by police. Two thousand people were arrested and over 700...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 WIL

Wimberly, Ronald

Summary: "A soaring graphic biography that casts new light on the first African-American fighter pilot. On the eve of World War I, Eugene Bullard was a refugee of the Jim Crow South who was determined to find a place where a Black man would be treated as a fellow human being. His search took him from rural Georgia to the streets of Paris, from the vaudeville stage to the boxing ring, and finally, from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BULLARD, EUGENE WIM

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