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Scott, Mairghread

Summary: Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

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

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Hatke, Ben

Summary: "When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2015

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAT

Humphreys, Jessica Dee

Summary: Recounts the experiences of Michel Chikwanine, who at age five was abducted during a schoolyard soccer game and forced to become a child soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 HUM

Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Summary: This graphic retelling of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission follows astronaut Michael Collins, commander of the lunar orbiter, to the far side of the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC BRO

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Presents a graphic novel retelling of the Doolittle Raid, an American aerial operation to bomb Tokyo during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Collins, Terry (Terry Lee)

Summary: "In graphic novel format, follows the adventures of Nickolas Flux as he travels back in time and must survive the California Gold Rush"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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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

Samancı, Özge

Summary: "As a child in Izmir, Turkey in the 1980 and 90s, Ozge Samanci watched as her country struggled between its traditional religious heritage and the new secular westernized world of brand-name products and television stars. In Ozge's own family, she struggled to figure out the place where she belonged, too. Her older sister was a perfect student, and her dad hoped Ozge would study hard, go to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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

Ikeyamada, Gō

Summary: "Megumu is almost done taking Mitsuru's make-up classes for him, and it's nearly time for the twins to go back to their own lives. But then catastrophe hits! Megumu's true love, Aoi, discovers she's really a girl and goes into an allergic fit. How will she ever face him again? And even worse, Mitsuru's sworn enemy, Azusa, finds out he's really a dude. What will happen when she spills the secret...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2015

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Abirached, Zeina

Summary: The author recounts her childhood experiences in Beirut during the civil war between Christians and Muslims in the 1980s, as her family tried to carry on a normal life despite violence, a partition of the city, and a lack of food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Ikeyamada, Gō

Summary: "Megumu's life has gone from weird to wonderful--she no longer has to cross-dress as her brother, and her true love, Aoi, has asked her out on a date! It's the beginning of a beautiful relationship, even if they have to stay two feet apart at all times or risk Aoi going into anaphylactic girl shock. Meanwhile, Mitsuru is back in his own clothes too, but he's making war, not love! Can he defeat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2015

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

Larson, Hope

Summary: "Twelve-year-old twin adventurers Cleopatra and Alexandra Dodge are reunited with their father and realize that two family heirlooms reveal the location of a treasure that is their birthright. When they set sail with Captain Tarboro on the Almira, they know they're heading into danger --the ocean is filled with new and old enemies, including their nemesis, the infamous pirate Felix...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books/Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

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Clanton, Ben

3 holds 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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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 Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Tamaki, Mariko

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend. Reeling from her latest break up, Freddy's best friend, Doodle, introduces her to the Seek-Her, a mysterious medium, who leaves Freddy some cryptic parting words: break up with her. But Laura Dean keeps...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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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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Zettwoch, Dan

Summary: Presents the history of automobiles and how they work, examining the functions of the internal combustion engine, the development of car culture in the United States, and the effect automobiles have on the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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Patterson, James

Summary: "Although Whit and Wisty's magic and their control over it have matured, they still find themselves helpless to prevent the one who is the one from destroying everyone and everything they hold dear. But there's a reckoning on the horizon, and the siblings have no choice but to devise a strategy to topple with one decisive blow the tyrant who has devastated their world before he becomes truly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2013

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Unita, Yumi

Summary: "As Daikichi continues to juggle work with raising a teenager, Rin struggles with the relationship between her and Kouki, her childhood friend. The last ten years have brought about a variety of changes to their friendship-- some subtle, some not so. Kouki may always have been head over heels for Rin, but the choices he's made in the past seem to have put a wedge between them. And when a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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