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Milani, Alice

Summary: "A graphic account of a pioneering scientist who conducted innovative research on radioactivity. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

Bagieu, Pénélope

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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

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 741.5 HA

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

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

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

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

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

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: The reason Wolverine never tells anybody about his birthday is that every year on that date Sabretooth shows up to dice him into cutlets. Now the love of his life, with whom he is sharing his birthday dinner, is in grave danger!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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Prince, Liz

Summary: Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2014

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

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

Nagata, Kabi

Summary: The heart-rending autobiographical manga that's taken the internet by storm! My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is an honest and heartfelt look at one young woman's exploration of her sexuality, mental well-being, and growing up in our modern age. Told using expressive artwork that invokes both laughter and tears, this moving and highly entertaining single volume depicts not only the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2017

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

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

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

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

Gravel, Elise

Summary: Tells the true story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life Montréal strongman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A TOON Book 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

Ebadi, Shirin

Summary: "For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBADI, SHIRIN EBA

Fawkes, Glynnis

Summary: "A graphic novel biography of Charlotte Brontë, following her and her siblings from childhood to the publication of Jane Eyre"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney - Hyperion 2019

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Chong, Vivian

Summary: "In late 2004, Vivian Chong's life was changed forever when a rare skin disease, TEN (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis), left her with scar tissue that would eventually blind her. As she was losing her sight, she put down as many drawings on paper as she could to document the experience. In Dancing After TEN, Chong teams up with cartoonist Georgia Webber -- whose graphic autobiography, Dumb,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2020

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

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

Satrapi, Marjane

Summary: "From the best-selling author of Persepolis comes this entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane's tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors for an afternoon of tea drinking and talking. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men. As the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: While Professor X, Dr. MacTagert, Banshee, and others go out to dinner, Logan stays home to watch the seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals and look after Piotr's sister, Illyana. Kitty Pryde, Siryn, and Amp agree to keep Illyana entertained. The girls explore the basement and run a training program involving robot replicas of evil mutants. They soon become bored with the program, leaving it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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Allison, John

Summary: Their freshman year is finally coming to a close and Daisy, Susan, and Esther say goodbye to Catterick Hall forever. Literally forever. It's being bulldozed and re-purposed as a luxury dorm next semester. But as one door closes, another opens and between end of semester hookups, music festivals, and moving into their first home together, the life experiences are just getting started.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boom Box! 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 GIA

Chambers, Veronica

Summary: "Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 CHA

Nakamura, Yoshiki

Summary: "Kyoko has sailed through the first two audition tests for the role of Momiji, impressing even the people who are rooting against her. But her competition isn't known for playing fair, and the more Kyoko shines, the dirtier Kimiko is willing to get. When Kimiko's scheming scores a direct hit, Kyoko's professionalism is blasted away by waves of doubt and grudge demons. Her only way to stay in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2019

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

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"--

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

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2010

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

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