Category Archives: Graphic Novel

Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide

I was excited to learn that Isabel Quintero wrote a new YA book because my students had enjoyed Gabi: A Girl in Pieces so much. (I only use the past tense because I retired; they are most likely still enjoying it.) … Continue reading

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New copies of Naruto!

  We bought all new copies of the Naruto graphic novel series through volume 30. Come check them out!

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“Hyperbole and a Half”

Hyperbole and a Half:  Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things that Happened  by Allie Brosh This fun and sometimes poignant book of wacky comics and weird life lessons is taken from the author’s blog. I’d never seen the … Continue reading

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Truth, lies, and fiction: Mac Barnett in TED Talk

He’s right–fiction is the intersection between truth and lies. Readers, writers and artists have always known this, but Mac Barnett has a great way of making us fall in love with that knowledge. Enjoy!

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Walking Dead: Coming Soon

  Briefly: You asked for it. We weren’t sure about the novels–reports/reviews are that they are far more graphic than the TV series. Decision: We’ll have the graphic novel series available to you soon.  They are mature, for teens, but … Continue reading

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“Why We Broke Up”

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler; illustrated by Maira Kalman Why We Broke Up is a ‘graphic novel’ of sorts. That is, it’s a novel and it has lots of graphics. But it’s not in a comic book style. … Continue reading

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Let’s Shop! Book Fair February 27-March 2

The library will be having its Scholastic Book Fair again this year during the week of February 27 to March 2 from 8 AM to 3 PM. We’ll be open Wednesday evening February 29 until 7 PM so that parents … Continue reading

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