Thursday, October 29, 2015

Display: Graphic Novels


Love: The Tiger
By Frédéric Brrémaud and Federico Bertolucci
Follows a single majestic tiger through a wordless adventure as it hunts prey and defends itself from other would-be killers defending their own territory.

Avatar: The Last Airbender-Smoke and Shadow Part 1 
By Gene Luen Yang
When the Fire Nation begins to believe that the country will perish if Zuko stays in power, Avatar Aang and his friends must protect the ruler.

Space Dumplins
By Craig Thompson
For Violet Marlocke, family is the most important thing in the whole galaxy. So when her father goes missing while on a hazardous job, she can't just sit around and do nothing. To get him back, Violet throws caution to the stars and sets out with a group of misfit friends on a quest to find him. But space is vast and dangerous, and she soon discovers that her dad is in big, BIG trouble. With her father's life on the line, nothing is going to stop Violet from trying to rescue him and keep her family together.

Sunny Side Up
By Jennifer Holm
From the groundbreaking and award-winning sister-brother team behind Babymouse comes a middle-grade, graphic-novel memoir. Following the lives of kids whose older brother's delinquent behavior has thrown their family into chaos, 'Sunny Side Up' is at once a compelling 'problem' story and a love letter to the comic books that help the protagonist make sense of her world.

Smile
By Raina Telgemeier
From sixth grade through tenth, Raina copes with a variety of dental problems that affect her appearance and how she feels about herself.

Sisters
By Raina Telgemeier
Three weeks. Two sisters. One car. A true story.

El Deafo
By Cece Bell
The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

Little Robot
By Ben Hatke
When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day!

Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth
By Judd Winick
When a mysterious boy falls from the sky, friends D.J. and Gina must discover the secrets of his identity and help him save the world.
 

Pablo & Jane and the Hot Air Contraption
By Jose Domingo
A strange green glow is coming from the old house up on the hill, and when Pablo and Jane decide to inquire they make an unexpected discovery! Zapped into the Monster Dimension by the evil cat, Dr. Felinibus, they must now find a way home in the broken Hot Air Time Machine, with a little help from their friend Dr. Jules (a nineteenth century scientist trapped inside the body of a rat).

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