Staff Picks categorized 'graphic-novels'

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Skate into Summer With Roller Girl

Roller Girl is a middle grade graphic novel that explores self-identity, perseverance and the hard-hitting sport of roller derby.
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Ordinary Victories

With Ordinary Victories and its concluding volume, Ordinary Victories:  What is Precious, Manu Larcenet describes the common state of humanity in our contemporary moment.  Ordinary Victories is a primeval and profound story of a young man whose wounds of anxiety – both psychological and physical – are both caused by and exposed to a world in which descriptions of reality do not satisfy sense observations,…
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Thought-provoking Picks for ESL Readers

Find your next favorite book in these simple but life-changing accounts. Each of these books were featured in the Let’s Read English book club schedule.
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Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Graphic novels and manga aren’t always about superheroes and these eight titles feature a diversity of characters and experiences.
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Two of a Kind

Whether created before or after the film, manga further develops ideas and characters presented in their corresponding animated films.
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Wondrous Tales for Wary Readers

Having trouble finding something that captures your attention? Check out this list of nonstop adventure stories – some that may keep you up at night.
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Lumberjanes: Beware the Kitten Holy

Welcome to Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady-Types… adventure, hired yetis, bad puns and ‘friendship to the max’ await!
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Adventuresome Graphic Novel

Pirates? Revenge? Adventure? A quest? If these are categories you look for in a book recommendation, check out this book!