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Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: "Born in 1452, Leonardo da Vinci is still, today, considered one of the most talent people to have ever lived. From his world famous paintings and drawings, such as the Mona Lisa and the Vitruvian Man, to his ingenious inventions of the parachute, the helicopter, and the military tank, da Vinci was always a step ahead of his time. Discover the origins of a man who refused to be defined by just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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

Castro, Emanuel

Summary: "In 2013, the white smoke of the Vatican announced to the world the election of the first Latin American Pope. That day, Father Jorge became Francis, but a few weeks earlier, he was walking the streets of his native Buenos Aires, always close to the needy. Discover the origins of the man who, with his example of humility and love, may change the Church, and perhaps the whole world." -- from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 FRA

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2016

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Hill London 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 Bird 2018

Castro, Emanuel

Summary: "In 1990, after 27 years of political imprisonment, Nelson Mandela regains his freedom, ready to forgive and invite his people to follow in his footsteps, to heal the deep wounds of a divided society. Marking the end of Apartheid in South Africa, he becomes a symbol of the quest for world peace, but his story begins many years earlier. Discover, from the start, the life of the man who showed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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

Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: When she turned thirteen years old, Anne received a gift that would change her life: a personal diary. In it, she expressed her desires, fears and hopes while living in confinement with her family during World War II. After the war, despite her early death, her diary became a shocking testimony about the persecution of Jewish people, and an invaluable contribution to the fight for human rights.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 FRA

Drozd, Anne

Summary: "Meet the visionary physicists, chemists, engineers, and entertainers (as well as mice, bears, tortoises, and more) who took rockets from illuminations in the sky to the most powerful vehicles ever known. You'll also find out how using a gyroscope, swinging on a swing set, and spraying water from a garden hose are the keys to understanding space travel"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Forney, Ellen

Summary: "Rock steady: brilliant advice from my bipolar life is the eagerly awaited sequel/companion book to Forney's 2012 best-selling graphic memoir, Marbles: mania, depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Whereas Marbles was a memoir about her bipolar disorder, Rock Steady turns the focus outward, offering a self-help guide of tips, tricks and tools by someone who has been through it all and come through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2018

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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Woollcott, Tory

Summary: "In this volume, Fahama has been kidnapped by a mad scientist and his zombie assistant, and they are intent on stealing her brain! She'll need to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to plan her escape! How did the brain evolve? How do our senses work in relation to the brain? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? Get an inside look at the human brain, the most advanced...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Harbo, Christopher L.

Summary: "Travel through time and across the globe as Max Axiom explains how and why volcanoes shape and change the Earth's surface! Young readers' curiosity about the volcanic world will erupt. Download the free Capstone 4D app for an augmented reality experience that goes beyond the printed page. Videos, writing prompts, discussion questions, and hands-on activities make this updated edition come...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2019

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Locke, Daniel

Summary: Spanning millennia, Daniel Locke's ambitious graphic novel explores humanity's inherent 'dreaming mind and its impact on our world. Surreal sequences take us from Gutenberg's printing press to Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web via Picasso, Einstein, Grandmaster Flash and more. Locke shows hour our basic instinct to observe, record and connect has formed the basis for all human invention and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow 2017

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

Flood, Joe

Summary: Presented in comic book format, this in-depth introduction to sharks examines their undersea terrain, their cunning adaptability, and their staggering variety. Includes glossary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Larson, Gary.

Summary: A collection of cartoons from the Far Side featuring a variety of animals and people in comic situations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews, McMeel & Parker 1985

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

Kurzweil, Amy

Summary: "Flying couch tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy Kurzweil weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, and Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War II survivor who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto by disguising herself as a gentile. The voices and histories of these wise, hilarious, and very different women create a portrait...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult/Black Balloon 2016

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

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: Gather round to hear of epic battles and petty feuds between gods — told from ancient myths around the world! Warring Gods gathers seven diverse battle stories in one book so readers can discover the unique differences and surprising similarities between these world myths — all recreated in gripping graphic novel format. Dive into legends from various mythologies and traditions, including...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, an Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 398 YOM

Yomtov, Nelson.

Summary: "Gather round to hear of how the earth came to be--told from ancient myths around the world! Dawn of Time gathers seven diverse creation stories in one book so readers can discover the unique differences and surprising similarities between these world myths--all recreated in gripping graphic novel format." -- from publisher's website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 398 YOM

Viola, Jason

Summary: "Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? What if you had just a couple years to gain the knowledge you'll need to survive on your own? Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With each season, they learn polar bear biology and behavior, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 599.786 VIO

Hirsch, Andy

Summary: How well do you know our favorite furry companion? Did they really descend from wolves? What's the difference between a Chihuahua and a Saint Bernard? And just how smart are they? Join one friendly mutt on a journey to discover the secret origin of dogs, how genetics and evolution shape species, and where in the world his favorite ball bounced off to.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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Webber, Georgia

Summary: "Dumb's protagonist Georgia lives the relatively carefree and ordinary life of a twentysomething in Montreal: working at a café, volunteering at a local bike co-op, and going out on the town with friends. But when a sudden unanticipated throat injury forces her into months of silence, her life is thrown into disarray. Unable to work her customer service job, she must find new income. Conversing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books, Inc. 2018

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Wilgus, Alison

Summary: "In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey. But thanks to their carefully...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 WIL

Marsham, Liz

Summary: Provides a guide to the superheroes and archvillains of the DC universe, featuring such characters as Superman, Batman, Cyborg, Darkseid, Brainiac, John Constantine, and the Joker. The infographic design of each spectacularly illustrated, double-page feature gives readers a totally new slant on the DC Comics Universe and its super-powered heroes and villains, fantastic weapons, futuristic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 MAR

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: "Pluto is peeved. And who can blame him? He was once considered one of the Solar System’s nine planets but was unceremoniously demoted. zWhy do scientists think it is all right to change things?y Is just one question Pluto asks as he roams the science museum in search of answers. Pluto Is Peeved!, a comic-book-style picture book, takes you on a scientific journey side-by-side with Pluto,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seagrass Press, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523 JUL

Brown, Don

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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