Monday, November 7, 2022

New Graphic Novels

Almost American Gir
l by Robin Ha 
“This nonfiction graphic novel tells the story of Robin, who, for as long as she can remember, has lived with her single mother in Seoul, Korea. So, when a vacation to visit friends in Huntsville, Alabama, unexpectedly becomes a permanent relocation—following her mother’s announcement that she’s getting married—Robin is devastated. Overnight her life changes. Then one day Robin’s mother enrolls her in a local comic drawing class, which opens the window to a future Robin could never have imagined.” -WorldCat 
Diper Overlode
by Jeff Kinney 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid; Book Seventeen
“Tagging along with his brother Rodrick's band, Löded Diper, Greg gets more than he bargained for when he gets a backstage pass to the rock 'n' roll lifestyle and wonders if he can help them become the legends they think they are.” -WorldCat
Displacement
by Kiku Hughes 
"Kiku is on vacation in San Francisco when suddenly she finds herself displaced to the 1940s Japanese-American internment camp that her late grandmother, Ernestina, was forcibly relocated to during World War II. These displacements keep occurring until Kiku finds herself stuck back in time. Living alongside her young grandmother and other Japanese-American citizens in internment camps, Kiku gets the education she never received in history class.” -WorldCat
Forest Hills Bootleg Society
by Dave Baker; illustrated by Nicole Goux 
“Four teenage girls start a bootleg anime distribution ring that shakes up their conservative Christian boarding school--and their friendships.” -WorldCat
Wake
by Rebecca Hall
"Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour de force that tells the story of women-led slave revolts and chronicles scholar Rebecca Hall's efforts to uncover the truth about these warriors who, until now, have been left out of the historical record.” -WorldCat