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Summary: Beowulf and Grendel are in war-torn Spain, where honor is hard-fought, allegiances are dubious, and the bulls run wild. Amidst it all comes a young knight named Rodrigo, who fights for the name he's lost, the land he loves, and the virtue they've both forgotten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2018

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BAG

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

Scott, Mairghread

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Isabel has been sheltered in a high-society world. All that changes, when she breaches an invisible barrier, and steps into a magical and dangerous city where war rages between the fairies of the Seelie and Unseelie Courts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Jeffrey, Gary.

Summary: Relates in graphic novel format three battles during revolts and uprisings in Great Britain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub Co 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 941 JEF

Summary: This remarkable story from the past is especially timely today. Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800 years in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ORN

Tanemura, Arina.

Summary: Maron is falling in love with the irrepressible Chiaki, while their alter-egos battle it out under the cover of darkness. When Chiaki's demon-possessed father kidnaps his son, Jeanne leaps into action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WildStorm Productions 2006

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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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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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629 DRO

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Willinsky, Samuel

Summary: Nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans", Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France who claimed divine guidance. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War, which paved the way for the coronation of Charles VII. She was captured by the Burgundians, transferred to the English for money, put on trial by the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais, and burned at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Yukimura, Makoto

Summary: "After the assassination of King Sweyn and the execution of Askeladd, Thorfinn lost the object of his vengeane, his sense of purpose, and his freedom. Now a broken young man, he labors far from the battlefield, clearing a forest for his slave master's farm alongside the amiable Einar. But a sudden and brutal tragedy will shock Thorfinn out of his apathy, and force him to answer the question,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2014

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

Tanemura, Arina.

Summary: By day, Kusakabe Maron is just an ordinary girl. By night, she is Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne - the reincarnation of Joan of Arc. Her mission is to hunt down demon-possessed paintings and exorcise the spirits within.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WildStorm Productions 2005

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

Yukimura, Makoto

Summary: Graphic Novel. At the turn of the 11th century, the North Sea is in the grip of the Viking terror. The clever Askeladd leads his small band of mercenaries into London, with the aid of the ruthless young Thorfinn, son of a warrior in the dreaded Jomsvikings. But this is an alliance of convenience: Thorfinn has sworn to kill Askeladd one day to avenge his father's death. When a race begins to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2014

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Tanemura, Arina.

Summary: The battle against demon-possessed paintings continues. Meanwhile life at school becomes complicated for Maron as she must deal with her growing feelings for Chiaki and her guilt over being kissed by Sinbad. Chiaki hides a dark secret that could shatter everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WildStorm Productions 2006

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

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

Fingeroth, Danny

Summary: "The definitive biography of the beloved-often controversial-co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of "Stan the Man," who spun a storytelling web of comic book heroic adventures into a pop culture phenomenon: the Marvel Universe. Stan Lee was the most famous American comic book creator who ever lived. Thanks, especially, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Chandler, Matt

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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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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: When Rocket is abducted and taken back to his home planet Half World, the Guardians rush to the planet where they find Rocket caught up in a revolution of evolved former test subject animals.

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 MEL

Brown, Don

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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

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

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: Follows the adventures of high school student Kagome and the feral half-demon dog-boy Inu-Yasha as they join forces to reclaim the "Jewel of Four Souls" to prevent evil mortals and demons from using its terrifying powers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2005

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

Takahashi, Rumiko

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2007

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

Kullab, Samya

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Summary: "A fictionalized account of a family fleeing war-torn Syria after their home in Aleppo is destroyed. They endure wretched refugee camps, ocean crossings, swindlers - all to find safety in the West."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2017

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