Graphic Novel

Dragons Beware!

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Dragons Beware! (The Chronicles of Claudette) Cover Image
By Rafael Rosado (Illustrator), Jorge Aguirre
ISBN: 9781596438781
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Published: First Second - May 12th, 2015

Claudette and her team are back in their second adventure! They may have defeated a giant, but they’re about to be tested again. This time they’re facing down none other than the dragon who defeated Claudette’s father.  To make things worse, some pesky princes and an evil sorcerer are getting in the way. This dynamic sequel is sure to be snatched up by excited adventurers!  




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Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608866878
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Published: BOOM! Box - April 7th, 2015

Noelle Stevenson (Nimona) is back with the wildly fun Lumberjanes, about a troop of girl campers with a habit of getting into trouble with three-eyed wolves, hipster yetis, and eerie cookie-baking boy scouts. With Rosie the Riveter for a camp director, these girls are far more likely to make history than to ever be well-behaved.




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Roller Girl Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803740167
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Published: Dial Books - March 10th, 2015

Twelve-year-old Astrid has a new passion: Roller Derby! From the first moment she lays eyes on the fierce, vibrant women of the roller derby she knows she has to be one of them. Trouble is, she can't skate, she can't hit, and her best friend has totally ditched her for dance camp. She needs to get tougher, stronger, and fearless!




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ISBN: 9780062278227
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: HarperTeen - May 12th, 2015

Nimona is a shapeshifting monster thrilled to find work as her favorite evil mastermind's henchman. But even being an evil henchman isn't as simple as it sounds: Lord Blackheart is opposing an oppressive government, the noble Sir Goldenloin is kind of a stooge, and the two share a more complicated personal history than just hero and villain. And if the evil mastermind isn't all that evil, and the hero isn't particularly heroic, what does that mean for monsters?




The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307908278
Availability: On Order at the Warehouse
Published: Pantheon - April 21st, 2015

Part Steampunk adventure, part authentic biography, this book is remarkable for the depth of its research, the imagination of its speculations, and the clarity with which it differentiates each from the other. Padua's footnotes to her comics are as entertaining as the comics themselves, as witty as they are captivating in their revelations about Lovelace and Babbage's true life exploits and quirks of personality.




SuperMutant Magic Academy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770461987
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - April 28th, 2015

XMen meets Harry Potter in this delightful yet deep collection of comics. Mutants and magic in one high school is bound to result in hijinks and hilarity. Everlasting Boy experiences the universe and time as a fluid state, while France's artistic commentary moves from profound to hilarious in a moment. And, of course, there’s Marsha’s unrequited love. If you grew up on Harry Potter and comics, or happen to love Lev Grossman’s Magicians, this is not to be missed!




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Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword (NONE) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419706196
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 1st, 2012

What’s a young Orthodox Jewish girl to do when all she really wants from life is to slay dragons? She’s not short on adversaries—petty bullies, disagreeable talking pigs, and even a crafty troll stand in the way of her retrieving the dragon-slaying sword she’s got her hear set on. But before she can master any of that, she’s got to survive knitting lessons with her delightfully argumentative stepmother…



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The Secret History of Wonder Woman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385354042
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 28th, 2014

I can guarantee that you don't know the real story of Wonder Woman. Margaret Sanger and the early 20th century feminist movement, the Harvard psychologist who claims to have invented the lie detector test, the women's suffrage movement, and one of the most bizarre family arrangements imaginable - all are a part of the amazing history of the third most popular comic character in the US, behind only Superman and Batman. Cultural history at its finest.



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Lowriders in Space Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452128696
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 4th, 2014

This one-of-a-kind graphic novel is an exciting romp about dreaming big and souping up the perfect ride. Raul's captivating illustrations--drawn entirely in ballpoint pen--are a pure delight, conveying exactly the sense of unrestrained hope and wonder that most of us only experience in childhood. Just pick it up and flip through, and see if it doesn't make you smile.



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