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Wars in Toyland by Joe Harris, Adam Pollina, Brent McCarthy, and Nolan Woodward

*war isn’t pretty unless it’s drawn well* A graphic novel aimed at adults but would be equally appropriate for teens, this book has charm, style, wit, and a message (that isn’t too message-y). Younger brother Matthew follows his toy soldiers … Continue reading

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Sailor Twain: or The Mermaid in the Hudson by Mark Siegel

*beware mermaids on land or water* This graphic novel mixes a little bit historical, fairy tale, and horror story onto its pages. Our adventure begins at the end of caused so many, so much misery. The 1887 as Sailor Twain … Continue reading

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How To Tell if Your Cat is Trying to Kill You by The Oatmeal

*pages of offbeat unexpected original humor* A must read for both cat owners and those rare, strange folk -cat haters. This graphic novel focuses mostly on the Bobs, two cats who have work cubicles and torture their co-workers. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Babymouse: The Musical by Jennifer L. Holm

*cartoon mice imagines great stage performance* Babymouse is enchanted by the new student, a hedgehog named Henry Higgins from England. When he suggests they should both try out for the school musical, Babymouse agrees it sounds like a brilliant idea. … Continue reading

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Relish: My life in the kitchen by Lucy Knisley

*tempting treats fold love into lifetime* Using the graphic novel format, Lucy Knisley shares her journey from a small child into adulthood by showing how food made or changed the relationships in her life. There’s a wonderful amount of food … Continue reading

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