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Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths

GRAHAM ANNABLE - First Second
Format: Hardcover

Peter and Ernesto are sloths. Peter and Ernesto are friends. But Peter and Ernesto are nothing alike. Peter loves their tree and never wants to leave, while Ernesto loves the sky and wants to see it from every place on Earth. When Ernesto leaves to have a grand adventure, Peter stays behind...
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El Deafo

Cece Bell - Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir,...
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Sparks!

Ian Boothby - Graphix
Format: Hardcover

This Super Dog is the Cat's Meow!August is a brilliant inventor who is afraid of the outside. Charlie is a crack pilot who isn't afraid of anything. Together these pals save lives every day. They also happen to be cats who pilot a powerful, mechanical dog suit! Always eager to leap into...
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CatStronauts: Mission Moon

Drew Brockington - Little
Format: Print book

CatStronauts, you are needed When the world is thrust into darkness due to a global energy shortage, the Worlds Best Scientist comes up with a bold plan to set up a solar power plant on the moon. But someone has to go up there to set it up, and that adventure falls to the CatStronauts,...
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Be Prepared

Vera Brosgol - First Second
Format: Hardcover

All Vera wants to do is fit in -- but that's not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps. Vera's single mother can't afford that sort of luxury, but there's one summer camp in her price range...
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Otto's Orange Day: TOON Level 3

Frank Cammuso - Little Lit Library
Format: Hardcover

When Otto the Cat meets a magical genie, he knows just what to wish for: he makes the whole world orange! At first, this new, bright world seems like a lot of fun, but when his mom serves orange spinach for lunch, Otto realizes that his favorite color isn't the best color for everything.
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Crush

Svetlana Chmakova - JY
Format: Hardcover

Following the overwhelming success of AWKWARD and BRAVE, Svetlana Chmakova's award winning Berrybrook Middle School series continues with its next installment - CRUSH!Jorge seems to have it all together. He's big enough that nobody really messes with him, but he's also a genuinely sweet...
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Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea

Ben Clanton - Tundra Books
Format: Print book

Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together.A wonderfully silly early graphic novel series featuring...
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New Kid

Jerry Craft - HarperCollins
Format: Paperback

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft.Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more...
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Fairy Tale Comics: Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists

Various Various Authors - First Second
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom favorites like "Puss in Boots" and "Goldilocks" to obscure gems like "The Boy Who Drew Cats," Fairy Tale Comics has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics...
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InvestiGators

John Patrick Green - First Second
Format: Hardcover

John Patrick Green's goofy graphic novel series follows the super spy alligator duo the InvestiGators as they travel through the sewers and fight the forces of evil.MANGO and BRASH are the INVESTIGATORS:sewer-loving agents of S.U.I.T.* and scourge of supervillains everywhere!With their...
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Little Robot

Ben Hatke - First Second
Format: Book

When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed...
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When Stars Are Scattered

Victoria Jamieson - Dial Books
Format: Paperback

Heartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya....
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Written and Drawn by Henrietta: TOON Level 3

Liniers - TOON Books
Format: Print book

Also available in Spanish as Escrito y dibujado por EnriquetaA Junior Library Guild SelectionReading books is fun . . . but what about making them? Armed with new colored pencils, Henrietta's ready to try. Peek over her shoulder as she draws the story of a brave young girl, a three-headed...
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The Tea Dragon Society

Katie O'Neill (Artist) - Oni Press
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After comes The Tea Dragon Society, a charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons. After discovering a lost...
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The Way Home

Andy Runton - Graphix
Format: Paperback

All Owly wants is a friend...Owly is a good-natured little owl, and he's always helping those around him. But despite his kindness, he seems to frighten would-be friends away before they even give him a chance, just because he's an owl. That all changes, though, once Owly meets...
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The Cardboard Kingdom

Chad Sell - Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity."A...
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Donut Feed the Squirrels

Mika Song - Random House Graphic
Format: Hardcover

Norma and Belly plan to start the day with some pancakes, but when Norma accidentally burns them, these two best friends set out to find a new treat. Chestnuts might be nice . . . but what is that delicious smell in the distance? A new food truck has parked near their tree, and these two squirrels...
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Binky the Space Cat (A Binky Adventure)

Ashley Spires - Kids Can Press
Format: Paperback

Binky is a space cat - at least in his own mind. He's really a house cat who has never left the family ?space station.? Unlike other house cats, Binky has a mission: to blast off into outer space (outside) , explore unknown places (the backyard) and battle aliens (bugs) . Binky must...
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Smile

Raina Telgemeier - Graphix
Format: Paperback

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood! Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating...
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