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To Teach: The Journey, in Comics

William Ayers · Teachers College Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

''A serious book, but laced with humor... a novel approach. Required reading for all educators.''- Harvey Pekar, American Splendor

''An utterly original and deliciously irreverent book...''- From the Foreword by Jonathan Kozol, Savage Inequalities

''This book...
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The Silence of Our Friends

Mark Long · First Second
Format: Book

As the civil rights struggle heats up in Texas, two families—one white, one black—find common ground. This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs...
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Rivers of London Volume 4: Detective Stories

BEN AARONOVITCH · Titan Comics
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

CSI meets Harry Potter in this fantastic new graphic novel from Ben Aaronovitch, writer of the bestselling Rivers of London supernatural police procedural crime novel series! An anthology series of stories featuring Police Constable Peter Grant, his partner, Sahra Guleed, and their associates,...
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Orson Scott Card's Ender In Exile

Aaron Johnston · Marvel
Format: Print book

The direct sequel to Ender's Game! Thirteen year-old Ender Wiggin has saved mankind from an alien threat. His reward? Exile. Branded a monster by those who feel threatened by his military genius, Ender is suddenly a hero without a home. Consumed with guilt, Ender must face his own demons...
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Faith Volume 2: California Scheming

Jody Houser · Valiant Entertainment, LLC
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT ... THE HIGH-FLYING HERO THAT CAPTURED THE IMAGINATION OF THE WORLD IS BACK WITH A COLOSSAL NEW COMICS MILESTONE!

In a city under siege by robots, aliens, monsters, and even worse... celebrities, there is only one woman the people of Los Angeles can count...
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Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature (Children's Literature Association)

Philip Nel · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Crockett Johnson (born David Johnson Leisk, 1906-1975) and Ruth Krauss (1901-1993) were a husband-and-wife team that created such popular children's books as The Carrot Seed and How to Make an Earthquake. Separately, Johnson created the enduring children's classic Harold and the Purple...
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This One Summer

Mariko Tamaki · First Second
Pages: 317
Format: Paperback

A New York Times bestseller
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
An Eisner Award Winner

Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too,...

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Weapons of Mass Diplomacy

Abel Lanzac · SelfMadeHero; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Following 911, President Bushs War on Terror with plans to invade Iraq erupted into a cultural clash between French reluctance and American assurance over the case for Weapons of Mass Destruction. In Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, diplomat Abel Lanzac reveals the tension and politics through...
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Volume 10 War

John Jackson Miller · Dark Horse Books
Format: Paperback

The Republic and the Mandalorians are at war, and some of the Jedi are joining the fight! One Jedi, peace-loving Zayne Carrick, has found himself on the front lines against his wishes—he's been drafted... And when Zayne is captured by the Mandalorians while storming beaches...
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Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Tony Cliff · First Second
Pages: 167
Format: Paperback

Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople....
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