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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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC TAK

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nelson, Craig

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 NEL

Nelson, Craig.

Summary: An account of the Doolittle Raid against Tokyo explores this seminal event in the early stages of World War II, discusses its ramifications in terms of the Allied war effort, and profiles the men who took part in the raid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 NEL

Summary: The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 973.92 FOG

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

Watsuki, Nobuhiro

Summary: "During the violent upheaval of the Bakumatsu era, Hitokiri Battosai was a feared and ruthless assassin. But now that the Meiji Restoration has begun to heal the wounds of civil war, Battosai has taken up a new name ... and a new calling! He is now Himura Kenshin, a rurouni wanderer who has vowed to only draw his sword to protect those in need. But not everyone is pleased with Kenshin's new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2013

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Gotoge, Koyoharu

Summary: "In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Lawson, Ted W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1943

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.544 LAW

Figal, Gerald A.

Summary: "Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern or, at best, seen as representative of traditional beliefs that are overcome and left behind in the transformation toward modernity. In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 FIG

Takahashi, Osamu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Takahashi, Osamu.

Summary: A mysterious hack into the MAGI system brings out all the brilliant mothers, after Gendo's public relations scheme ends up arming his employees with baseball bats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Helfand, Lewis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.3 Helfand 2014

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lowry, Lois

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white illustrations by SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner KenardPak"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gotoge, Koyoharu

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal until his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his family and turns his sister into another demon, forcing Tanjiro on a dangerous journey to destroy the demon and save his sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC GOT

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

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

Ham, Paul

Summary: In this harrowing history of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, Paul Ham argues against the use of nuclear weapons, drawing on extensive research and hundreds of interviews to prove that the bombings had little impact on the eventual outcome of the Pacific War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 HAM

Watsuki, Nobuhiro.

Summary: In the 11th year of Meiji, in the middle of Tokyo, the tale begins. Himura Kenshin, a humble rurouni, or wandering swordsman, comes to the aid of Kamiya Kaoru, a young woman struggling to defend her father's school of swordsmanship against attacks by the infamous Hitokiri Battosai.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In graphic novel format, presents the life and achievements of the baseball player who became the first African American to play in the major leagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Robinson 2008

Andō, Natsumi.

Summary: She's Awake! Having wandered the realm between life and death, Arisa finally awakens. But, she doesn't remember anything...?! Then when Midori suddenly appears at the hospital and hands her something, she disappears! What is the relationship between Midori "The King" and Arisa?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2012

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Yoshinaga, Fumi

Summary: "There is a Japanese saying that goes, 'Hana yori dango, ' or 'dumplings over flowers.' And no one is more of an advocate of this adage than mangaka Y-naga, a woman whose life revolves around her intense work and equally intense sleep schedule. The only thing that can rouse her out of this infernal cycle of deadlines and being dead to the world? Food. As Y-naga and her friends visit restaurants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 NOT

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