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Ahmed, Saladin

Summary: While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city's elite. In the uncertain social and political climate of 1972 Detroit, hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: GRAPHIC Ahmed

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she'd be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Lewis, John

Summary: This graphic novel is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book one spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRNOV 741.59 Lewis

Bell, Cece

Summary: The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Bell

Watterson, Bill

Summary: A selection of cartoons from the comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes," in which Calvin goes to the beach, watches a sunset with his father, and seeks revenge on his baby-sitter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel 1992

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Watterson

Lewis, John

Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2016

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Prohias, Antonio.

Summary: A collection of Spy misadventures that first appeared in Mad magazine.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill Publications 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Proh

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: Ms. Marvel crashes the school Valentine's Day dance in order to thwart Loki, the Asgardian trickster god.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Ms.Mar

Boyle, Kevin

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Publisher / Publication Date: H.Holt 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 Boyle

Philp, Drew

Summary: "A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Philip 2018

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with the all-new Ms. Marvel and all her friends? As Ms. Marvel discovers more about her past, the Inventor continues ro threaten her future. Kamala bands together with some unlikely heroes to stop the maniacal villain before he does real damage, but has she taken on more than she can handle? And how much longer can Ms. Marvel's life take over Kamala...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Enterprises 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Ms.Mar

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: "As Zenzi and the people poison Wakanda's citizens against the Black Panther, a cabal of nation-breakers is assembled. And Ayo and Aneka, the Midnight Angels, are courted by Tetu to help raise their land to new glory! His allies dwindling, T'Challa must rely on his elite secret police, the Hatut Zeraze, and fellow Avenger Eden Fesi, a.k.a. Manifold! And with T'Challa's back truly against the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: GRAPHIC BLACK

Schmidt, Gary D

Summary: Shows how the hardships of slavery, particularly the loss of her family, caused Isabella Baumfree to walk towards freedom, to re-invent herself as Sojourner Truth, and to continue walking to abolish slavery and for other reforms.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Schmidt

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: "Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm!"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Marvel

Morrison, Toni

Summary: Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Thompson, Craig

Summary: Loosely based on the author's life, chronicling his journey from childhood to adulthood, exploring the people, experiences, and beliefs that he encountered along the way.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Thomp

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: "T'Challa confronts a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. When a superhuman terrorist group calling itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil. As suicide bombers terrorize the population, T'Challa struggles to unite his citizens,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: GRAPHIC BLACK

Burks, James (James R.)

Summary: Bird and Squirrel outwit Cat and become best friends in this zany adventure. Squirrel is afraid of his own shadow. Bird doesn't have a care in the world. And Cat wants to eat Bird and Squirrel. Of course, he'll have to catch them first, and that's not going to be easy. Join this trio as they head south for the winter in a hilarious road trip. But watch out! Cat is waiting around every bend,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Burk

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: "In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: GRAPHIC Kros

Telgemeier, Raina

Summary: Raina is about to start sixth grade and all she wants to be is a normal girl. One night, however, after a scouts' meeting, she trips, falls, and seriously injures her two front teeth. She must then endure a whole series of dental operations and apparatuses, even a retainer with fake teeth! On top of that, she also has to deal with an earthquake, boy trouble, and friends who turn out to be not...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J SPANISH Telgemeier

Summary: "In the summer of 1967, Detroit experienced one of the worst racially charged civil disturbances in United States history. Years of frustration generated by entrenched and institutionalized racism boiled over late on a hot July night. In an event that has been called a 'riot, ' 'rebellion, ' 'uprising, ' and 'insurrection, ' thousands of people took to the streets for several days of vandalism,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 303.6 Stone 2018

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Pilkey, Dav

Summary: Hot diggity dog! Dog Man, the newest hero from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, is back and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a real nose for justice now has a furry feline sidekick, and together they have a mystery to sniff out!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Pilkey