Tuesday, November 27, 2018

New Graphic Novels

Chimpanzee Chum by Vicki Low and Faith Erin Hicks
“In Chimpanzee Chum Kenneth Mtiti, an African village boy, befriends an orphan chimp after his father accidentally kills its mother. Kenneth needs to protect his new friend from humans and a school visit from real-life chimp expert, Jane Goodall, changes everything.” –WorldCat

In A Class Of Her Own by Kathleen Gould Lundy and Jeff Alward
In a Class of her Own tells the story of Ruby Bridges, the six-year-old girl who makes history in America in 1960 by being the first African-American child to attend an all-white school in New Orleans. What is she up against?” –WorldCat

Lumberjanes Vol. 8: Stone Cold by Shannon Watters
“Excited to have Barney starting their first week at the camp, the Roanokes run over to the Zodiac cabin, only to find everyone turned to stone! Between strange shadows and Diane being back, it looks like April, Jo, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are going to have their hands full trying to find a cure for their friends ... as long as they don't look the wrong thing in the eye first.” –WorldCat

Nellie In The News by Claire Kelly and Faith Erin Hicks
Nellie in the News is the story of Rosie Freedman, a gifted young African-American girl who drops out of school when her family falls on hard times. It is only when she meets Nellie Bly, a journalist on an amazing mission, the Rosie starts to dream again.” –WorldCat

Nomad King by Jack Booth
“Temujin, king of Mongolia, extends his power and empire beyond Mongolia and China. Includes historical facts and timeline.” –WorldCat

Rescue In Rwanda by Nicholas Woolley
“A young doctor working for a relief organization arrives in Rwanda as violence escalates.” –

Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson
"’Speak up for yourself -- we want to know what you have to say.’ From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless -- an outcast -- because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her.” –WorldCat

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
“Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride--or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia--the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!” –WorldCat

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown
The Unwanted is an important, timely, and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities of living in, and trying to escape, a war zone.”  -WorldCat

Trapped In Gallipoli by Barbara Winter
“In the midst of the First World War, a young orphan named Duyal joins his uncle, Mustafa Kemal, commander of the Turkish forces, at Gallipoli. When the Allies attack, Duyal is captured by Australian soldiers and kept as a prisoner of war!” –WorldCat