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Most important comic book on earth: stories to save the world
120 inspiring visual stories on environmentalism from key figures, charities, activists, and artists. The Most Important Comic Book On Earth is a global collaboration for planetary change, bringing together a diverse team of 300 leading environmentalists, artists, authors,...
Wait, wait?
From Heather Corinna, founder and director of Scarleteen.com, and Isabella Rotman, cartoonist and sex educator, comes a graphic novel guide that covers essential topics for preteens and young teens about their changing bodies and feelings. Join friends Malia, Rico, Max,...
COVID Chronicles : A Comics Anthology
Ambaum, Gene
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The graphic novel : an introduction
Baetens, Jan
This book provides both students and scholars with a critical and historical introduction to the graphic novel. Jan Baetens and Hugo Frey explore this exciting form of visual and literary communication, showing readers how to situate and analyse graphic novels since their rise to prominence half a...
Words for pictures : the art and business of wrting comics and graphic novels
Bendis, Brian Michael
Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work onThe Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men,and more. One of the most popular writers in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis reveals the tools and...
Wordless books : the original graphic novels
Beronä, David A.
"Wordless books" were stories from the early part of the twentieth century told in black and white woodcuts, imaginatively authored without any text. Although woodcut novels have their roots spreading back through the history of graphic arts, including block books and playing cards, it was not...
Graphic subjects critical essays on autobiography and graphic novels
Chaney, Michael A.
Some of the most noteworthy graphic novels and comic books of recent years have been entirely autobiographical. In Graphic Subjects, Michael A. Chaney brings together a lively mix of scholars to examine the use of autobiography within graphic novels, including such critically...
Disaster Drawn : Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form
Chute, Hillary L.
In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima's Ground Zero, comics have shown a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Hillary Chute explores the ways graphic narratives by diverse artists, including Jacques Callot, Francisco Goya, Keiji Nakazawa, Art Spiegelman, and...
The city of Ember : the graphic novel
DuPrau, Jeanne
Modern-day classic The City of Ember is a stunning graphic novel! An underground city is doomed to darkness. Then, two kids discover a secret note that may have the answer to bring back the light . . . but is it too late save their home? As the lights begin to flicker, Lina...
The mental load : a feminist comic
Emma (Illustrator)
In her first book of comic strips, Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, i.e. all that invisible and unpaid organising, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family members. In her strips...
The stranger
Ferrandez, Jacques
A visually stunning adaptation of Albert Camus' masterpiece that offers an exciting new graphic interpretation while retaining the book's unique atmosphere. The day his mother dies, Meursault notices that it is very hot on the bus that is taking him from Algiers to the retirement...
Sharks : nature's perfect hunter
Flood, Joe (Illustrator)
For over 400 million years, sharks have been the ocean's top predator! They're vital to our ecosystem, but their importance is often overshadowed by our own fear--even though they hardly ever threaten humans. Dive in for an intimate look at the dynamic hammerhead, infamous great...
Graphic novels : everything you need to know
Gravett, Paul.
Graphic novels, long stories told in comics format, have enjoyed the fastest-growing sales of any category of book in the U.S. over the last four years. This modern renaissance of comics has produced a library of substantial works, whose subjects are not confined to superheroes or fantasy but are...
The 500 years of resistance comic book
Hill, Gord.
A powerful and historically accurate graphic portrayal of Indigenous peoples' resistance to the European colonization of the Americas, beginning with the Spanish invasion under Christopher Columbus and ending with the Six Nations land reclamation in Ontario in 2006. Gord Hill spent two...
The torture report : a graphic adaptation
Jacobson, Sidney
"The more who learn the truth the better off the country will be, because there is no better safeguard against the revival of torture than a well-informed public." -- Jane Mayer, from the Introduction On December 9, 2014, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a...
Escape from Lucien
Kibuishi, Kazu
Kazu Kibuishi's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series continues!Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. Meanwhile, Emily heads back into the Void with Max, one...
Supernova
Kibuishi, Kazu
Kazu Kibuishi's thrilling #1 New York Times bestselling series continues!Emily has lost control of her Amulet and is imprisoned in the Void, where she must find a way to escape the influence of the Voice. Meanwhile, Emily's brother, Navin, travels to Lighthouse One, a space station where the...
The outside circle
LaBoucane-Benson, Patti
Winner, CODE's 2016 Burt Award for First Nation, Inuit and Métis Literature In this important graphic novel, two brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, try to overcome centuries of historic trauma in very different ways to bring about positive change in their lives....
Wonderfully wordless : the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books
Martin, William P.
Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books is the first comprehensive best book guide to wordless picture books (and nearly wordless picture books). It is an indispensable resource for parents and teachers who love graphic storytelling or who recognize the value...
Miyazaki's spirited away
Miyazaki, Hayao
Winner of the 2002 Academy Award for Best Animated feature, Spirited Away tells the story of 10-year-old Chihiro, a girl in the midst of a move to the suburbs who wanders into a strange town and finds a world of spirits ruled over by the mysterious Yubaba. Ten-year-old Chihiro and her...
Enchantment lake : a Northwoods mystery
Preus, Margi
Midwest Book Award Winner -- Young Adult Fiction A disturbing call from her great aunts Astrid and Jeannette sends seventeen-year-old Francie far from her new home in New York into a tangle of mysteries. Ditching an audition in a Manhattan theater, Francie travels to a remote...
Pumpkinheads
Rowell, Rainbow
A 2020 Tayshas Reading List Selection A 2020 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Selection In Pumpkinheads, beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell and Eisner Award-winning artist Faith Erin Hicks have teamed up to create this...
Coraline
Russell, P. Craig
Neil Gaiman's enchanting, nationally bestselling children's book Coraline is brought to new life by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell in this gorgeously illustrated graphic novel adaptation. When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only...
The graveyard book. Volume 2
Russell, P. Craig
The second volume of a glorious two-volume, four-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists. ...
Persepolis 2
Satrapi, Marjane
The fascinating continuation of the best-selling Persepolis, "one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day" (Los Angeles Times). Marjane Satrapi dazzles with her heartrending graphic memoir about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In 1984,...
Sherlock Holmes and the adventure of Black Peter
Shaw, Murray
Who killed Captain Peter Carey? Everyone knows that Captain Carey, nicknamed Black Peter, was a nasty, cruel character. But who would murder him and why? Can Holmes, Watson, and Inspector Lestrade find the brutal killer before it's too late?
Sherlock Holmes and the adventure of the cardboard box
Shaw, Murray
A mysterious package reveals a revolting surprise! When Miss Susan Cushing receives a package with gruesome contents, she cannot imagine who sent it. While Inspector Lestrade dismisses the package as a practical joke, Holmes fears the worst. Can Holmes and Watson discover the sender?...
Out from Boneville
Smith, Jeff
Jeff Smith's New York Times and USA Today bestselling, award-winning BONE books are one of the most popular graphic novel series of all time. Read the first book in this thrilling adventure! After being run out of Boneville, the three Bone cousins -- Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and...
Claudia and mean Janine : a graphic novel
Telgemeier, Raina
Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her art and the BSC than her grades, feels like she can't compete with her perfect sister. Janine studies nonstop, makes straight As, and even takes college-level courses. But when...
Drama
Telgemeier, Raina
From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters! Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't...
Ghosts
Telgemeier, Raina
From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Drama, and Sisters!Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about...
Sisters
Telgemeier, Raina
Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile!Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play...
Graphic witness : four wordless graphic novels
Walker, George A.
"If you care about graphic novels, you need this book." - New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman Graphic Witness features rare wordless novels by four great 20th-century woodcut artists European and North American. The stories they tell reflect the political and...
Faster than a speeding bullet : the rise of the graphic novel
Weiner, Stephen
Introduction by Will Eisner, edited by Chris Couch. It took a few years of false starts, but now it's official: the graphic novel form is the fastest growing new area in publishing. Stephen Weiner (author of The 101 Best Graphic Novels), grabs hold of this rising meteor to offer his readers a...
Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean
Wolk, Douglas.
Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. InReading Comics, critic Douglas Wolk shows us why this is and how it came to be. Wolk illuminates the most...
Project superhero
Zehr, E. Paul
Join 13-year-old Jessie as she keeps a diary of her class's yearlong research project on superheroes, which culminates in the Superhero Slam: a head-to-head debate battle! It's shy, comics-obsessed Jessie's dream come true . . . and worst nightmare. She decides to champion Batgirl, a regular...

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