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Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM 1997

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 364.1523 GEA

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

Schmidt, Sarah

Summary: When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty-two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime. Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell: Lizzie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Searle, Sarah Winifred

Summary: Follow Joan of Arc on her journey to convince the Dauphin to let her lead the French army in the Battle of Orleans and win the Hundred Years' War. A story of faith, courage, and determination, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the teenage French heroine -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC SEA

Criswell, Shelby

Summary: "Follow the daily life of one queer artist from Texas as they introduce us to the lives of ten extraordinary people. The author shares their life as a genderqueer person, living in the American South, revealing their own personal struggle for acceptance and how they were inspired by these historical LGBTQIA+ people to live their own truth. Featuring biographies of Mary Jones, We'wha, Magnus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 306.7 CRI

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she'd be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2022

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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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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 973.7 CRE

Gillman, Melanie

Summary: The New Mexico Territory, 1861. Young Grace, a trans runaway, has headed west, fleeing her Georgia home--and conscription into the Confederate Army. But her coach ride to California makes an unplanned stop when notorious outlaw the Ghost Hawk swoops in, shaking down its passengers and stealing away with Grace. The Ghost Hawk--Flor, to her friends--means to hold Grace for ransom. But when the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2019

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

Lee, JuYoun.

Summary: Alice encounters a fully clothed white rabbit who drags her into a rabbit hole, turns into a young man with rabbit ears, and leads her into a dangerous land where bizarre citizens wield dangerous weapons. She becomes more accustomed to life in Wonderland, but she soon discovers a secret that will change everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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

Kerbel, Deborah

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Summary: "A graphic novel that tells the true story of the life-saving discovery of insulin"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Willinsky, Samuel

Summary: Nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans", Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France who claimed divine guidance. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War, which paved the way for the coronation of Charles VII. She was captured by the Burgundians, transferred to the English for money, put on trial by the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais, and burned at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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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

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2019

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Curato, Mike

Summary: In the summer between middle school and high school, Aiden Navarro navigates friendships, deals with bullies, and finds himself drawn to Elias, a boy he can't stop thinking about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Peirce, Lincoln

Summary: "Warning : Big Nate is back, and the whole school's on high alert. Can drama queen Dee Dee compete with Nate's down-and-dirty gossip gathering? Will Mrs. Godfrey lighten up when she learns that she and Nate share a common obsession? And what happens after Coach John wanders into the flight path of a Nate-powered projectile? In this brand-new collection of Big Nate comics, the self-styled King...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC PEI (graphic novel)

Barnes, Rodney

Summary: "When a small town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father--the revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr.--he begins to unravel a mystery that leads him down a path of horrors and shakes his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality... and vampires. Now, it's up to Jimmy and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2020

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

Satrapi, Marjane

Summary: "Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 SATRAPI, MARJANE SAT

Lowry, Chag

Summary: Based on the true-life story of Yurok men called to serve in World War I, this story follows three cousins as they struggle with being combat soldiers on the Western Front.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Oak Press 2019

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

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Worley, Rob M.

Summary: The Aldens are having a delicious time helping out at a pizza parlor! They toss dough in the kitchen and even invent a new kind of pizza. But when a blackout and other problems hurt business, they begin to wonder if someone is trying to shut down the pizzeria. It's piping hot mystery for the Boxcar Children!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2010

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