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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

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

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

Blasco, Serena

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes wakes on her birthday to discover that her mother has disappeared from the family's country manor, leaving only a collection of flowers and a coded message book. With Sherlock and Mycroft determined to ship her off to a boarding school, Enola escapes, displaying a cleverness that even impresses the elder Holmes. But nothing prepares her for what lies ahead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2022

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Elliot, Ruby

Summary: Explore the highs and lows of modern life through the sharp, dark wit of Ruby Elliot--creator of the massively popular Tumblr account, Rubyetc, which has over 210k followers and growing. Ruby's simple drawings of not-so-simple issues capture the humor and melancholy of everyday life. Her comics appeal to both new adults who are beginning to explore these subjects and to battle-tested veterans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 616.89 ELL

Riggs, Ransom

Summary: After fleeing an army of terrible monsters, Jacob Portman and his peculiar friends find themselves lost at sea, and the only person who might be able to get them ashore safely, their illustrious headmistress Miss Peregrine, is stuck in the form of a bird! Hoping to find a way to get Miss Peregrine back to normal -- or as normal as a peculiar can get -- the children journey to London. But no...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2016

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2021

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

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Page, Nathan

Summary: Alastair, Pete, Charlie, and Rachel aren't just magical teen detectives in their coastal town of Port Howl--they are also members of a local teen rock band. Before a show one night, Charlie and Rachel meet a famous rockstar, Gideon, and invite him to their show. He'll never come, but why not try, right? Little do they know, Gideon does show up, and he brings the threads of his dark past with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 MON

Kim, Hyun Sook

Summary: "The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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

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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Albon, James

Summary: "Rare and delicious fungi spell trouble for an ambitious restaurateur in this sumptuously painted graphic novel from one of Scotland's most imaginative young cartoonists. Tulip and his brother Rowan have left the simple comforts of their remote Scottish island with a plan: to grow succulent, organic vegetables in an idyllic market garden, and to open a restaurant serving these wholesome...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC ALB

Crewes, Eleanor

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A London-based illustrator, author and graphic artist illustrates her coming-of-age story as a gay woman including feeling a deep sense of not belonging, self-denial, awkward encounters, everyday courage and her first girlfriend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2020

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Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Due in no small part to Sebastian, his uncommon butler, Earl Ciel Phantomhive finally succeeds in earning an audience with the enigmatic headmaster of Weston College following the outcome of the annual cricket tourney. As moon-pale petals bloom on the lapels of the students who have been granted a place at the Midnight Tea Party, the man who holds all authority at the school reveals himself to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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

Ha, Robin

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...

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

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

Sfar, Joann.

Summary: Follows the adventures of Lillian, the daughter of renowned Egyptologist Professor Bowell, and Imhotep IV, a dashing mummy owned by the professor who is awake for the first time in thirty centuries and is in love with Lillian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2007

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

Page, Nathan

Summary: "Orphaned teens Pete and Al Montague and their adopted sister, Charlie, already known for solving mysteries in their small New England town, begin studying magic as they investigate a disappearance connected to a seventeenth-century witch."--Provided by publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 MON

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

Lee, Tony

Summary: When Ireland suffers under the rule of Henry VIII, Grace O'Malley takes to the seas after her husband's murder and gains a reputation as the Pirate Queen of Ireland and confronts Queen Elizabeth I.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: Jack the Ripper has shaken London to its very core, but Sebastian Michaelis, singular butler of the Phantomhive house is about to try and change that. Will he succeed?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2010

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Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Selznick 2015

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

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

Ottaviani, Jim

Summary: Introduces the lives and work of three eminent primatologists, sharing insights into their educations under mentor Louis Leakey while exploring their pivotal contributions to twentieth-century natural science.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish, First Second 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 OTT

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Their elaborate schoolroom deception at an end, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his peerless manservant, Sebastian, finally hit upon the truth behind the incident of the vanished students at Weston College. Just what tragic steps did the elites of the school, spurred on by their overwhelming sense of justice, take to stamp out the bullying running rife in the halls of their institution?! What began...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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

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