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Katzenstein, Jason

Summary: Visually engaging illustrations and comic text by the New Yorker cartoonist describe his life struggle with OCD and daily efforts to feel comfortable in the world and carve out a less-limited life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAT

Feder, Tyler

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Awada, Dounya

Summary: "Dounya Awada is a 24-year-old, devout Muslim, happy, healthy, and very much alive. But just a few years before, she nearly starved to death. Her struggle began when she was six years old. Little Dounya wanted nothing less than to be perfect, like her mother. She pushed herself hard every day, excelling in schoolwork and at home. She had to be the cutest, prettiest, smartest girl in the room....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: After a dramatic time jump, Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her starcrossed family learns hard lessons of their own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2016

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Debeurme, Ludovic.

Summary: Follows the lives of two teenagers, Lucille and Arthur, as they struggle with the complex legacies inherited from their families, and journey together across Europe, hoping to make their own destinies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2011

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

Walden, Tillie

Summary: Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still dark. Weekends were spent in glitter and tights at competitions. Perform. Smile. And do it again. She was good....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

Ha, Robin

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life--perfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo. For as long as she can remember, it's been Robin and her mom against the world. Growing up as the only child of a single mother in Seoul, Korea, wasn't always easy, but it has bonded them fiercely together. So when a vacation to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray/Harper Alley, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Johnson, Brian David

Summary: "Liz served in Iraq with her trusty military working dog, Ender, by her side. But now that her tour is over, she has to readjust to life in her small New Hampshire town. Despite being surrounded by people she's known her whole life, Liz feels entirely alone and soon gets trapped in a downward spiral of flashbacks and blackout drinking. Things seem destined for a bad end, but when Liz's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "New parents Marko and Alana travel to an alien world to visit their hero, while the family's pursuers finally close in on their targets"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics, Inc. 2014

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O'Connor, Tara

Summary: "Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

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

Dornbush, Marilyn Pierce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hope Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.94 DOR

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 Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

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3 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 GIL

Grunberg, Greg

Summary: Ben and Jake are back for more. With the Dream Jumper business making them some serious money, all seems to be going great. But Ben is put to the test in a way he never saw coming when a new and formidable foe invades his nightmares. With Jake backing him up and a mysterious newcomer in the Dream World, Ben may have a chance to overcome this new evil. He just has to keep his friends safe long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, An Imprint of Scholastic 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 GRU

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRU

Summary: Dina's getting married in a few weeks and there's still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents' house to her apartment, and settle him in to only the second home he's ever had, all while juggling his schedule as an early morning Walmart door greeter. She has to get her dress, confirm arrangements with the venue, and make peace with her family, who remain nervous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Orchard 2018

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

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "While Gwendolyn and Lying Cat risk everything to find a cure for The Will, Marko makes an uneasy alliance with Prince Robot IV to find their missing children, who are trapped on a strange world with terrifying new enemies"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2015

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Green, Katie

Summary: A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse and recovery. Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness; an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ROAR 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GRE

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 VAU

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

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: The Guardians of the Galaxy are racing to find the Cosmic Seed - an immensely powerful artifact with the ability to generate life - before the evil-hearted Thanos can. Now that the motley team has the Crypto Cube, which holds a map to the Cosmic Seed that only Star-Lord can access, the task should be a lot easier. But with secret betrayals, alien symbiotes, super-evolved animal rebels, and more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC MCD

Clanton, Ben

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Narwhal and Jelly are back and Narwhal has a new obsession...peanut butter! He's so obsessed he even wants to change his name to...that's right...Peanut Butter! Ever-sensible Jelly isn't so sure that's the best idea, but is all for Narwhal trying new things (instead of just eating waffles all the time, no matter how delicious waffles are). In this third book, Narwhal and Jelly star in three...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers 2018

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Small, David

Summary: David Small re-creates the terrifying event when he awoke from a supposedly harmless operation to discover that he had been transformed into a virtual mute. A vocal cord removed, his throat slashed and stitched together like a bloody boot, the fourteen-year-old boy had not been told that he had cancer and was expected to die. Small tells of his journey from sickly child to cancer patient, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Small 2009

Lewis, John

Summary: "After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before."--page 3 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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