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Russell, Mark

Summary: "It's 1953. While the United States is locked in a nuclear arms race with the Soviet Union, the gay Southern playwright known as Snagglepuss is the toast of Broadway. But success has made him a target. As he plans for his next hit play, Snagglepuss becomes the focus of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. And when powerful forces align to purge show business of its most subversive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: World War II is over, but tensions between the communist Soviet Union and the US are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of 19 men--all from the film industry--who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 BRI

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Shelton, Christina.

Summary: Documents the lesser-known story of a high-level State Department official who in the late 1940s was charged with spying for the Soviet Union, arguing that the case was shaped by missed opportunities and poor judgments that also reflected period Soviet infiltration and American counter-intelligence analytic failures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.12092 SHE

Summary: Salt of the Earth is a feature film based on the 1950s strike by zinc miners in New Mexico. Hollywood Ten is a documentary chronicling the lives and work of ten filmmakers blacklisted by The House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pioneer Entertainment (USA) 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SAL

Lewis, John

Summary: A first-hand account of the author's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights spans his youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diamond Comic Distributors 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Maraniss, David

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "A personal story of the author's father's involvement in HUAC that offers a rich portrait of McCarthy era America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 MAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 MAR

Summary: Documents the rise of Dalton Trumbo's career in Hollywood and his subsequent public humiliation for being among the 'Hollywood Ten' blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s for communist associations. Exiled and penniless, he wrote under various pseudonyms, and even won an Academy Award. Dalton stood for the American value and right of free expression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TRU

Summary: Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAJ

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Neff, James

Summary: In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 NEF

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

McCranie, Stephen

Summary: "After being forced to leave her space-colony home when her dad was fired, Amy starts to adapt to a new life on Earth. High school seems difficult at first, but a close group of friends begin to make the transition easier for her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books, a division of Dark Horse Comics, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 362.17 FED

Lawrence, Mike

Summary: During a troop meeting, a robot messenger delivers Avani some exciting news: she has been invited to join a secret society of elite scouts known as the League of Lasers. She is eager to join their ranks, but first she has to survive her initiation challenge. Stranded on an uncharted planet, Avani must contend with the methane atmosphere, hostile frog-like inhabitants, and her dwindling supplies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: Gamora gets mixed up in a dangerous plan to pit Korath the Pursuer and Nebula against each other as they compete to become Thanos' new general.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: The Guardians expect to have a relaxing visit with the Inhumans' Royal Family, but they get caught up in a backstabbing family plot and also have to protect the space-faring city of Attilan from Ronana the Accuser.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: Star-Lord must help the Guardians return to their normal selves after a living moon makes them start acting like when they'd first met, and Nebula uses the moon's powers to resurrect and old foe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Johnson, Mat

Summary: "A page-turning thriller of racial divide, Incognegro: Renaissance explores segregation, secrets and self-image as our race-bending protagonist penetrates a world where he feels stranger than ever before. When a black writer is found dead at a scandalous interracial party in 1920s' New York, Harlem's cub reporter Zane Pinchback is the only one determined to solve the murder. Zane must go...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Don

Summary: This graphic novel chronicles the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City through moving individual stories that bear witness to history and the ways it shapes the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Etch, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 973.931 BRO

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