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Searle, Sarah Winifred

Summary: Patience is a kindhearted country girl, eking out a living in Edwardian England as tremors of social change rock the world around her. When she starts her employment in formal service on the grounds of an opulent country manor, she has no idea that her own personal revolution is about to begin. Selfless, dutiful, and just a touch naive, she takes to both her place as a parlor maid and to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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

Mori, Kaoru

Summary: "Despite each resolving to put the other from their minds, Emma and William's unexpected meeting has rekindled the embers of their love for each other. Though with William engaged to the daughter of a viscount - and ideal match in society's view - the two will face unbending opposition and many difficult decisions if they wish to pursue a future together. Mrs. Trollop is sympathetic to their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2015

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Skelly, Katie

Summary: "Christine Papin, an overworked live-in maid, is reunited with her younger sister, Lea, who has also been hired by the wealthy Lancelin family. They make the estate's beds, scrub the floors, and spy on the domestic strife that routinely occurs within its walls. What starts as petty theft by the maids -- who are flashing back to their tumultuous time in a convent -- shortly turns into something...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2020

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

Mori, Kaoru

Summary: Emma, a young woman rescued from destitution and trained as a proper British maid, falls in love with William, the eldest son of a wealthy family, but their pure love may be torn apart by class differences and prejudice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2015

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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.

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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

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.

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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

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.

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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

Rahal, Eliot

Summary: "Spanning nearly a century in time, The Vain chronicles the criminal lives of four sinful and stylish blood bank-robbing vampires. Chicago, 1941. A blood bank is held up in a robbery, but no cash is taken--only blood. It's the latest in a string of similar robberies and as the United States prepares to enter World War II, FBI Agent Felix Franklin is certain it's part of a wider plot to weaken...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group, LLC 2021

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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

Summary: A love that dare not speak its name. England, the early 1900s. Alice, a young noblewoman, has a Japanese maid named Hanako working in her household. Lady Alice shares the story of her love for her former governess Eliza, as well as its tragic end. In the wake of that story, Hanako finds herself harboring two secrets, including the fact that the feelings in her heart are growing all the more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Due in no small part to Sebastian, his uncommon butler, Earl Ciel Phantomhive finally succeeds in earning an audience with the enigmatic headmaster of Weston College following the outcome of the annual cricket tourney. As moon-pale petals bloom on the lapels of the students who have been granted a place at the Midnight Tea Party, the man who holds all authority at the school reveals himself to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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

Sfar, Joann.

Summary: Follows the adventures of Lillian, the daughter of renowned Egyptologist Professor Bowell, and Imhotep IV, a dashing mummy owned by the professor who is awake for the first time in thirty centuries and is in love with Lillian.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2007

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

Pepperco, Dr.

Summary: The last goodbye. Alice has finally revealed her secret to Hanako: she is Victor Franks! Yet secrets that must be kept still abound, and family, status, and love bind Alice like thorns. Will she and Hanako ever be free? The beautiful and stirring finale of Goodbye, My Rose Garden!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Fujiwara, Hiro

Summary: "As if being student council president of a predominantly male high school isn't hard enough, Misaki Ayuzawa has a major secret-- she works at a maid café after school! How is she supposed to keep her image of being ultrasmart, strong and overachieving intact once school heartthrob Takumi Usui discovers her double life?!"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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

Fujiwara, Hiro

Summary: "As if being student council president of a predominantly male high school isn't hard enough, Misaki Ayuzawa has a major secret-- she works at a maid café after school! How is she supposed to keep her image of being ultrasmart, strong and overachieving intact once school heartthrob Takumi Usui discovers her double life?!"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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Mori, Kaoru

Summary: The critically acclaimed series resumes with a collection of short stories focusing on the lives of several supporting characters. Most of the stories focus on the Merediths, the German family that Emma worked for.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WildStorm Productions 2009

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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

Mori, Kaoru

Summary: On the way back to her hometown, Emma chances upon new unemployment, but soon discovers that, even after years of working as a maid for Mrs. Stowner, she is unprepared to work in a mansion filled with servants.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WildStorm Productions 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MOR

Mori, Kaoru

Summary: The critically acclaimed series resumes with a collection of short stories focusing on the lives of several supporting characters. Most of the stories focus on the Merediths, the German family that Emma worked for.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WildStorm Productions 2010

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "The decks of the Campania run red with blood when the corpses brought back to a semblance of life by the Aurora Society's 'absolute salvation' turn on the ship's passengers in a ghoulish farce. With their investigation waylaid by this primitive struggle for survival, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his exceptional butler, Sebastian, are trapped at the mercy of both the unnatural and Mother Nature...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2013

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

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "When students fail to return home from an English boarding school that numbers several elite bloodlines among its student body, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his indomitable butler, Sebastian, infiltrate the lush grounds and stately halls of this distinguished house of learning at Her Majesty's behest. The butler takes on the role of tutor, his master that of student-- parts to which both are more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Marsden, Mariah

Summary: "Locked doors. Unseen magic. The most contrary of friends. Ten-year-old Mary Lennox arrives at her uncle's secluded estate on the Yorkshire moors with a scowl and a chip on her shoulder. But as she begins to explore her new home alongside ragtag companions--a cocky robin redbreast, a sour-faced gardener, and a boy who can talk to animals--Mary uncovers long-buried family secrets and learns that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2021

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

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