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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

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 CRE

Zettwoch, Dan

Summary: "Follow Bea, Archie, Trudy, and Spencer (otherwise known as the BATS!) as they crisscross the globe using every type of bridge: beam, arch, truss, and suspension. From ancient low-slung rope bridges to modern hi-tech towers of steel, they'll traverse 'em all. Their journey will take them through history and connect them with new ideas and different cultures. Along the way they'll identify the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2022

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Flood, Joe

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Summary: In this volume, you'll get up-close and personal with some of the world's most skilled hunters, from the majestic eagle to the oft-maligned scavenger vulture! Armed with razor-sharp claws, keen eyesight, powerful wings, and killer instincts, these stealthy predators can make a meal of rodents, fish, snakes, lizards, monkeys, and even kangaroos! Discover how these amazing birds who are often at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2022

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Rotman, Isabella

Summary: A quick, easy and important educational illustrated guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact. Includes tips on what affirmative consent looks like, advocating for what you want, and setting boundaries that honor your comfort and safety. The result is a positive resource illustrating how easy it really is to respect each other's bodies and desires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Limerence Press, an imprint of Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group, LLC 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 176.4 ROT

Kobabe, Maia

2 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2022

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Tung, Debbie

Summary: "This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert's world. Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or dipped into at one's leisure, the book spans three years of Debbie's life, from the end of college to the present day. In these early years of adulthood, Debbie slowly but finally discovers there...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

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

Tomine, Adrian

Summary: What happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography, offers an array of unexpected answers. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency room, he begins to question if it was really all worthwhile: despite the accolades and opportunities of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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

Helmer, Der-shing

Summary: "Includes step-by-step instructions for six STEM projects. Reed's moms are about to leave for a summer trip, and he can't wait to spend his break playing games and making videos with his friends. But it turns out that after a year of suffering science grades, Reed's parents have called in reinforcements: his big sister, Olive, who's come home from college to help him out. At first, Reed's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second Books, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507.8 HEL

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 507.8 HEL

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 KHA

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HIG

Summary: "Wonder Woman has been an inspiration for decades, and while not everyone would choose her star-spangled outfit for themselves, her compassion and fairness are worthy of emulation. We'll be presenting tales of the real-world heroes who take up Diana's mantle and work in the fields of science, sports, activism, diplomacy, and more!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920.72 WON

Campbell, Hilary Fitzgerald

Summary: "Why is it so much fun to read about death and dismemberment? In Murder Book, lifelong true-crime obsessive and New Yorker cartoonist Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell tries to puzzle out the answer. An unconventional graphic exploration of a lifetime of Ann Rule super-fandom, amateur armchair sleuthing, and a deep dive into the high-profile murders that have fascinated the author for decades, this is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 364.152 CAM

Mercado, Yehudi

Summary: "In Yehudi Mercado's full-color middle grade graphic memoir sequel to Chunky, Hudi and his imaginary friend, Chunky, head to Jewish summer camp, where the dynamic duo meet a new friend who can see Chunky, too, and get mixed up in a prank war. This series is perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jerry Craft. Hudi finally embraced his love of art and comedy, but his class clown antics keep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, HarperAlley, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Gill, Joel Christian

Summary: "Fights is the visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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

Lester, David

Summary: "Prophet against Slavery illustrates the life and times of an eighteenth-century dwarf abolitionist who performed guerrilla theater against slaveowners and became one of the first to demand immediate and abolition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 362.8 LES

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: 615.9 WIL

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: 951.058 ZHA

Robertson, David

Summary: "From Governor-General's Award-winning writer David A. Robertson comes this special edition of the timeless graphic novel that introduced the world to the awe-inspiring resilience of Betty Ross, and shared her story of strength, family, and culture. A school assignment to interview a residential school survivor leads Daniel to Betsy, who tells him her story. Abandoned as a young child, Betsy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighWater Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROS

Gerstein, Mordicai

Summary: "The world!" the newly born Hermes says. "It's even better than I expected! I love it! I want it all!" This book is filled with joy, exuberance, and humor. On his first day of life, Hermes manages to trick a turtle into surrendering its shell and a ram into surrendering its horns, thereby inventing the lyre, music, and song! He also manages to steal his brother Apollo's precious cows, but later...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 GER

Summary: "Inspired by the global #MeToo Movement, Drawing Power : Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival is a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Emil Ferris, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, MariNaomi, Liana Finck, and Ebony Flowers the anthology's contributors comprise a diverse group of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2019

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 362.883 DRA

Midthun, Joseph

Summary: "A graphic nonfiction volume that introduces the digestive and urinary systems of the human body"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.3 MID

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

Midthun, Joseph

Summary: "A graphic nonfiction volume that introduces the respiratory system in the human body"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.2 MID

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