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Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2023

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Lewis, John

Summary: This graphic novel is Congressman John Lewis' first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 328.73 LEWIS

Brown, Don

Summary: In the tightening grip of Hitler's power, towns, cities, and ghettoes were emptied of Jews. Unless they could escape, Jewish children would not be spared their deadly fate in the Holocaust, a tragedy of unfathomable depth. Only 11% of the Jewish children living in Europe before 1939 survived the Second World War. Run and Hide tells the stories of these children, forced to leave their homes and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, HarperAlley, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 940.5318 BROWN

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The first American pilots to fight in World War I flew for the French military. France created a squadron of volunteer Americans called the Lafayette Escadrille (named after the great Marquis de Lafayette). Follow this squadron on their high-flying adventures: How they got into the French military. How they learned to fly. How they fought--and died. And how these American pilots would go down...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books 2023

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Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Tells the story of Julian's Grandmaere's childhood as she, a Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II and how the boy she once shunned became her savior and best friend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC PALACIO

Telgemeier, Raina.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC TELGEMEIER

Billet, Julia

Summary: As France buckles under the Nazi regime, budding photographer Rachel Cohen must change her name, go into hiding, and bear witness to the atrocities of World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Lewis, John

Summary: "After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before."--page 3 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 328.73 LEWIS

Itō, Junji

Summary: "A vengeful family hides an army deserter for eight years after the end of World War II, cocooning him in a false reality where the war never ended. A pair of girls look alike, but they're not twins. And a boy's nightmare threatens to spill out into the real world...A vengeful family hides an army deserter for eight years after the end of World War II, cocooning him in a false reality where the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic, Call number: GRAPHIC ITO

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 Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 305.9 HA

Gratz, Alan

Summary: "In this thrilling historical adventure set during World War II, Steve Rogers (AKA Captain America) and his young sidekick, Bucky Barnes, encounter threat like none they've ever seen -- a Ghost Army. The dead of this war and wars past are coming back to life, impervious to bullets, flames, or anything else the Allies can throw at them. The armies rise from the ground in the night and seem to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC GRATZ

Smith, Tommie

Summary: "A groundbreaking and timely graphic memoir from one of the most iconic figures in American sports-and a tribute to his fight for civil rights. On October 16, 1968, during the medal ceremony at the Mexico City Olympics, Tommie Smith, the gold medal winner in the 200-meter sprint, and John Carlos, the bronze medal winner, stood on the podium in black socks and raised their black-gloved fists to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 796.42 SMITH

Togashi, Yoshihiro

Summary: Gon might be a country boy, but he has high aspirations. Despite his Aunt Mito's protests, Gon decides to follow in his father's footsteps and become a legendary Hunter. The Hunter hopefuls begin their journey by storm-tossed ship, where Gon meets Leorio and Kurapika, the only other applicants who aren't devastated by bouts of seasickness. Having survived the terrors of the high seas, Gon and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2005

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: T GRAPHIC TOGASHI 1

Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC WATTERSON

Yang, Gene Luen

Summary: Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches especially the high school's basketball team, the Dragons.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC YANG

Davis, Jim

Summary: "How sweet it is! Garfield really gets into desserts. And why not? The best things in life are sweet! The confection-loving cat would gladly quarantine in an ice cream parlor for a month of sundaes! For Garfield fans this new collection of comics is sure to be a treat!"--page [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC DAVIS

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 623.4 SHEINKIN

Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends. It's time for the national health exam at Itan High, and the excitement of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media LLC 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC ODA v. 2

Sepetys, Ruta

Summary: "In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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Pearson, Luke

Summary: "In the latest installment of the Hildafolk series, Hilda is thrust into a new life in the bustling city of Trolberg, far from the magic and wonder of her birthplace in the Fjords. Lamenting the loss of her enchanting, wooded surroundings, Hilda wonders if she'll ever recapture the same excitement in this strange new concrete forest. Hilda is set for a thunderbolt of surprise as she discovers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC PEARSON

Davis, Jim

Summary: Cartoons take a humorous look at Garfield's encounters with food, Odie, television, mice, bungee jumping, and spiders.The fun-loving feline celebrates his cushy, gluttonous lifestyle with friends Jon and Odie in the latest collection from the popular comic strip.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2013

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Anderson, M. T.

Summary: "Ys, city of wealth and wonder, has a history of dark secrets. Queen Malgven used magic to raise the great walls that keep Ys safe from the tumultuous sea. But after the queen's inexplicable death, her daughters drift apart. Rozenn, the heir to the throne, spends her time on the moors communing with wild animals, while Dahut, the youngest, enjoys the splendors of royal life and is eager to take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic, Call number: GRAPHIC ANDERSON

Oda, Tomohito

Summary: "Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi's greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! Luckily she meets Tadano, a timid wallflower who decides to step out of his comfort zone in order to help her achieve her goal of making 100 friends... School is out for the summer, and Komi is still getting used to this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC ODA v. 4

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