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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

Douyé, Sylvia

Summary: For as long as she can remember, Sorceline has had a knack for the study of mythical creatures. Now a student at Professor Archibald Balzar's prestigious school of cryptozoology, she's eager to test her skills and earn a spot as one of Balzar's apprentices. But for all her knowledge of gorgons, vampires, and griffins, Sorceline is mystified by her fellow humans. While she excels in her studies,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2022

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 741.5 DOU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC DOU (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

Trung, Le Nguyen

Summary: "Real life isn't a fairytale. But Tié̂n still enjoys reading his favorite stories with his parents from the books he borrows from the local library. It's hard enough trying to communicate with your parents as a kid, but for Tié̂n, he doesn't even have the right words because his parents are struggling with their English. Is there a Vietnamese word for what he's going through? Is there a way to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: RH Graphic 2020

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Nguyen 2020

Siegel, Siena Cherson

Summary: "Siena Cherson Siegel dreamed of being a ballerina. Her love of movement and dedication to the craft earned her a spot at the School of American Ballet.. Siena has worked hard her whole life to be a professional ballet dancer, then makes the difficult decision to quit dancing and tries to figure out what comes next. But what do you do when you have spent your entire life working toward a goal,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 SIE

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 SIE

Costa, Ben

Summary: "Nimona meets Adventure Time in the third installment of this full-color graphic novel about a singing skeleton who finally finds his origins alongside his gelatin monster sidekick! Rickety Stitch is a walking, talking, singing skeleton, the only animated skeleton in the dungeon who seems to have retained his soul. He has no idea who he used to be when he was covered in a living, breathing sack...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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

Yanow, Sophie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Sophie is young and queer and into feminist theory. She decides to study abroad, choosing Paris for no firm reason beyond liking French comics. Feeling a bit lonely and out of place, she's desperate for community and a sense of belonging. She stumbles into what/who she's looking for when she meets Zena. An anarchist student-activist committed to veganism and shoplifting, Zena offers Sophie a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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

Dutton, Talia

Summary: A scientist attempts to bring her younger sister back to life with unexpected results in this Frankenstein-inspired graphic novel about ghosts, identity, and family. When Doctor Frances Ai's younger sister Maura died in a tragic accident six months ago, Frances swore she would bring her back to life. However, the creature that rises from the slab is clearly not Maura. This girl, who chooses the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts Surely 2022

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Hamilton, Richard Ashley

Summary: Trollhunter Jim Lake, Jr. grapples with his new responsibilities, as the Trolls and his best friend Toby try to help by looking back at previous Trollhunters in similar times of crisis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC TRO

Pinckney, David

Summary: "Choosing between living the life you want and living the life you're "supposed to have" is not always an easy choice. Noah, embracing his true-self, wants to pursue a career in costume design, something his loving, public service parents would never approve of. Azarie, the perfect, model daughter of a very stern, traditional family, dreams of embracing the hobbies she secretly loves, hobbies...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mad Cave Studios 2021

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

Inzana, Ryan

Summary: Raised by his Japanese mother, Ichiro idolizes his dead American father and struggles to fit in. When his mother decides to visit Japan, Ichiro is left with his grandfather in a country he doesn't know. Grandfather becomes Ichi's guide, sharing Japan with him. But one night, a monster drags Ichi away--into the domain of the gods! Now, he must face his fears and learn about the nature of man, of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Etch/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Xiao, Yao

Summary: "Everything Is Beautiful, and I'm Not Afraid perfectly captures the feelings of a young sojourner in America as she explores the nuances in searching for a place to belong. Baopu is a monthly serialized comic on Autostraddle, and this book includes beloved fan favorites plus new, never-before-seen comics. This one-of-a-kind graphic novel explores the poetics of searching for connection,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2020

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

Khan, Sabba

Summary: As a second-generation Pakistani immigrant living in East London, Sabba Khan paints a vivid snapshot of contemporary British Asian life and investigates the complex shifts experienced by different generations within immigrant communities, creating an uplifting and universal story that crosses borders and decades. Race, gender, and class are explored in a compelling personal narrative creating a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KHA

Georges, Nicole J.

Summary: After discovering that who she thought was her father was indeed not, Portland-based "zinester" Nicole Georges embarks upon a journey of identity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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

Gonzalez, Christina Diaz

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Can five overlooked kids make one big difference? There's George: the brain Sara: the loner Dayara: the tough kid Nico: the rich kid And Miguel: the athlete And they're stuck together when they're forced to complete their school's community service hours. Although they're sure they have nothing in common with one another, some people see them as all the same... just five Spanish-speaking...

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

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 741.5 GON

Hero

Summary: Miyamura and Hori naturally navigate the trials of being a teenage couple, helping their friends along the way.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2017

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

McCann, Jim

Summary: New threats arise as the curtains pull back to reveal some of the most shocking secrets surrounding the mystery behind the attack on Elle Peterssen. Meanwhile, what is her connection to a 10-year-old girl who claims to actually be Elle's mind trapped in this girl's body? All of this plus the acclaimed silent issue 'speechless' and the unmasking that changes the entire series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2013

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Ostertag, Molly

Summary: "Aster always looks forward to the Midwinter Festival, a reunion of the entire Vanissen family that includes competitions in witchery and shapeshifting. This year, he's especially excited to compete in the annual Jolrun tournament--as a witch. He's determined to show everyone that he's proud of who he is and what he's learned, but he knows it won't be easy to defy tradition. Ariel has darker...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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Kamatani, Yuhki

Summary: "Tasuku is starting to feel at home at the drop-in center--just in time for him to help a younger student who also hangs out there. Misora Shuji likes to wear girls' clothing but is unsure about their gender identity. Will Tasuku's guidance offer Shuji some clarity or just make things harder?"--Provided by publisher

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2019

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Kobabe, Maia

4 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here. Maia's intensely cathartic autobiography charts eir journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2022

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Kamatani, Yuhki

Summary: "When Tasuku attends a workshop organized by Cat Clutter, the last person he is expecting to see there shows up: his crush, Tsubaki! Is this the beginning of a dream come true?"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 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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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

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