We have recently added a bunch of new graphic novels to the collection. Have a look…
Rickety Stitch : the road to Epoli by Ben Costa & James Park– Meet Rickety Stitch… a walking, talking, singing skeleton minstrel. He’s the one skeleton in the dungeon who seems to have retained his soul, and he has no idea why. His only clue to his former identity is a song he hears in his dreams, an epic bard’s tale about the road to Epoli and the land of Eem. His sidekick and sole friend is Goo, a squishy blob of jelly that Rickety’s past, with abundant humor and adventure galore.
The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag
Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions. But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is Charlie, a girl from the non-magical side of town. Then, during a night of shapeshifting practice, one of the boys goes missing. Aster knows he can search for the boy with witchcraft he’s been secretly learning. Could breaking his family’s most important tradition save the day – or ruin everything?
Moonshot: the indigenous comics collection ; edited by Hope Nicholson
Brings together dozens of creaotrs from all over North America to contribute comic book stories showcasing the rich heritage and identity of indigenous storytelling. From traditional stories to exciting new visions of the future, this collection presents some of the finest comic book and graphic novel work from across the continent.
Alex Rider : Scorpia by Anthony Horowitz
Alex Rider is in Venice looking for long-buried secrets and answers to questions he never thought he would have to ask. Was his father really a ruthless assassin – and if so, what does that make Alex? The truth lies with the shadowy criminal organzation known as Scorpia. Soon Alex will have to make a choice about his allegiance: Will he continue to work for MI6, the organiztion that has manipulated him, or will he join Scorpia and get his revenge?
LumberJanes: Gotham Academy
When a teacher at Gotham Academy goes missing, it’s up to Olive, Maps, Colton, Pom, and Kyle to figure out what is happening and how to get her back. With only an outdated birthday invitation as the clue, they find themselves in the middle of the woods with no idea of where to start. With the sudden appearance of the Lumberjanes – April, Jo, Mal, Molly, Ripley and Jen – who are on the hunt for their missing Camp Director, all clues point to an abandoned cabin with more secrets than cobwebs.
Pele: the king of soccer by Eddy Simon
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to his schoolmates as Pele, grew up in poverty in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil. He was too poor to afford a real soccer ball, so he played with a ball of newspaper tied together with string. Yet he dominated the youth leagues and signed his first professional soccer contract at the age of fifteen. Within two years he was celebrated internationally, when he led Brazil to victory at the world cup. Known by his fans as -O Rei- (The King), Pele is widely regarded as the greatest soccer player of all time. But he’s more than just an athlete: he also traveled the world as goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Pele is the living symbol of a sport he dubbed -the beautiful game—a game that brings people together regardless of race or nationality.
Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani
Pashmina is heartfelt young adult graphic novel about an Indian-American teen’s attempt to reconnect with her mother’s homeland through a magical pashmina shawl. Follow Pri as she realizes that the India of her imagination is not like the real india, and as she learns the truth to he magical pashmina’s origin.
Dream Jumper : curse of the harvester by Greg Grunenberg
Ben and Jake are back for more! With the Dream Jumper business making them some serious money, all seems to be going great. But Ben is put to the test in a way he never saw coming when a new and formidable foe invades his nightmares. With Jake backing him up and a mysterious newcomer in the Dream World, Ben may have a chance to overcome this new evil. He just has to keep his friends safe long enough to figure out how!