The Handbook to Lazy Parenting by Guy Delisle

Guy Delisle’s ode to less than ideal parenting continues.  His children are older and wiser to his antics but the lighthearted stories continue; only this time the joke is on him as much as anyone else.

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2768349

Kriss, Vol 1.: The Gift of Wrath by Ted Naifeh

Kriss has always been an outsider in his town, even to the point where his adoptive parents resent his presence, for Kriss is not a native of the land, but instead hails from the conquered lands of Darkovia. Only Anja, the blacksmith’s daughter cares for Kriss and even that is shattered when a wild sabercat from the north kills Anja’s mother.  Setting out to kill the beast Kriss discovers that this beast is actually a spirit from Darkovia bringing him a great power and also a destiny beyond the village.

Young Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr3919678

Spider-Man: Life Story by Chris Zdarsky

Spider-Man debuted in 1962 and though almost 60 years have passed since then the demands to keep a basically static character have kept Peter Parker basically the same age for the entire period. Chip Zdarksy’s Life Story offers a different take. Instead of being a static unchanging character Peter Parker ages through the period in real time finding himself not only dealing with the real world events happening at the time but also the natural ups and downs of life that changes and grows.

Young Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr4621597

Frogcatchers by Jeff Lemire

A man wakes up alone in a strange hotel with no memory of who he is or how he got there.  The doors to the outside are locked as is a single hotel room across the hall and the only other person present is a young boy who begs him to not unlock the room. There must be something behind the door… but what? Frogcatchers is a haunting work but a master graphic storyteller.

Adult Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2699008

Sunny Rolls the Dice by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm

The bestselling Sunny series returns. Sunny has made it to middle school and things have gotten turned around.  Her best friend is all about being cool and fitting in but Sunny is more at home playing Dungeons and Dragons in the basement. Follow Sunny as she tries to balance the cool and the uncool and find her own path.

Juvenile Graphic Novel 
Library Binding pr4669340
Paperback pr3859019

Crossover by Kwame Alexander & Dawud Anyabwile

A graphic novel adaptation of the Newberry Medal winning novel by Kwame Alexander. 
Twins Josh and Jordan Bell have always had basketball to bring them together but through a year at middle school they begin to drift apart as Jordan looks outside basketball and complications hit their family life. With great art bringing the story to follow Josh and Jordan as they learn to accept change, responsibility, and loss.

Juvenile Graphic Novel 
Hardcover pr2815290
Paperback pr2815289

Springtime in Chernobyl by Emmanuel Lepage

In April 2008, Emmanuel Lepage joined a mission to document the lives of the survivors in the contaminated lands near the world’s most infamous nuclear disaster. Sent to sketch the wasteland legacy of human hubris Lepage instead finds unexpected beauty leading him to question why he was there and what his purpose in life was.

Adult Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2659657


Just Beyond: Scare School by R. L. Stine, Nicole Matthews & Kelly Matthews

For many students, middle school feels like the worst place imaginable, but in R. L. Stine’s new graphic novel series that may indeed be true. After an encounter with a deadly creature stalking the halls Jess, Josh, and Marco are whisked away to a horrifying realm beyond where they must face a terrifying mystery.

Juvenile Paperback Graphic Novel pr4196900

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