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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 tales of extraordinary wo...
by , Francesca Cavallo

Language

English

Pages

7

Publication Date

November 30, 2016

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"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero.<br /><br />"A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know." - Geri Stengel, Forbes<br /><br />"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is the most crowdfunded original book in history. It was created with the support of 25,000 backers from 71 countries who pledged 1.3 million dollars to help the creators bring the first edition to life.
I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir
by Malaka Gharib

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

April 30, 2019

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<b><b>“A portrait of growing up in America, and a portrait of family, that pulls off the feat of being both intimately specific and deeply universal at the same time. I adored this book.”—Jonny Sun</b><br /> <br /><b>“[A] high-spirited graphical memoir . . . Gharib’s wisdom about the power and limits of racial identity is evident in the way she draws.”—NPR</b><br /><br /></b><i>I Was Their American Dream</i> is at once a coming-of-age story and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search for a better life for themselves and their children. The daughter of parents with unfulfilled dreams themselves, Malaka navigated her childhood chasing her parents' ideals, learning to code-switch between her family's Filipino and Egyptian customs, adapting to white culture to fit in, crushing on skater boys, and trying to understand the tension between holding onto cultural values and trying to be an all-American kid.<br /><br />Malaka Gharib's triumphant graphic memoir brings to life her teenage antics and illuminates earnest questions about identity and culture, while providing thoughtful insight into the lives of modern immigrants and the generation of millennial children they raised. Malaka's story is a heartfelt tribute to the American immigrants who have invested their future in the promise of the American dream.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>I Was Their American Dream</i></b><br /><br /> “In this time when immigration is such a hot topic, Malaka Gharib puts an engaging human face on the issue. . . . The push and pull first-generation kids feel is portrayed with humor and love, especially humor. . . . Gharib pokes fun at all of the cultures she lives in, able to see each of them with an outsider’s wry eye, while appreciating them with an insider’s close experience. . . . The question of ‘What are you?’ has never been answered with so much charm.”<b>—Marissa Moss, <i>New York Journal of Books</i></b><br /><br />“Forthright and funny, Gharib fiercely claims her own American dream.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br />“Thoughtful and relatable, this touching account should be shared across generations.”<b><i>– Library Journal</i><br /></b><br />“This charming graphic memoir riffs on the joys and challenges of developing a unique ethnic identity.”<i><b>– Publishers Weekly</b></i>
Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthoo...
by Mari Andrew

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

March 27, 2018

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • This on-point guide to growing up by Instagram sensation Mari Andrew features “achingly vulnerable and completely relatable watercolor illustrations about relationships, heartbreak and the struggles of urban life” (<i>The Washington Post</i>).</b><br /> <br />In the journey toward adulthood, it is easy to find yourself treading the path of those who came before you; the path often appears straight and narrow, with a few bumps in the road and a little scenery to keep you inspired. But what if you don’t want to walk a worn path? What if you want to wander? What if there is no map to guide you through the detours life throws your way?<br /> <br />From creating a home in a new city to understanding the link between a good hair dryer and good self-esteem to dealing with the depths of heartache and loss, these tales of the twentysomething document a road less traveled—a road that sometimes is just the way you’re meant to go.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Am I There Yet?</i></b><br /><b><br /></b>“Equal parts memoir and illustrated guidebook, it chronicles Andrew’s journey through adulthood as she navigates love and heartbreak, professional indecision and success, and personal struggles.”<b>—<i>Refinery29<br /><br /></i></b>“Using her artistic skills to illustrate thought-provoking essays, Andrew inspires readers to take the path less traveled in life.”<b>—CNN<i><br /></i></b><br />“The illustrations . . . are often packed with truths about dating, self-care, careers, and all the secret thoughts you never say out loud.”<b>—<i>Elle</i><br /><br /></b>“This uplifting book is filled with essays and illustrations that will fill you with so much hope as you move forward with any big life change.”<b>—<i>Bustle</i></b><br /> <br />“Her illustrations will resonate with anyone who has ever had a crush, went on a date, or felt the sting of heartbreak.”<b>—<i>The Independent </i></b>
Troublemaker: A Barnaby and Hooker Graphic Novel (Alexandra Barna...
by , Janet Evanovich

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

July 17, 2007

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Barney and Hooker are together again and fighting crime, leaving a trail of chaos, panic, and disorder in their wake. Some would say they're drawn toward trouble like a moth to a flame. Others would claim their friends, Rosa and Felicia, dump trouble in Barney's and Hooker's laps. Either way, they are in over their heads when Rosa is kidnapped, and her disappearance is linked to a dangerous voodoo priest and his search for a mystery-drenched stolen statue.<br /><br />Written by Janet and Alex Evanovich, and illustrated by Joëlle Jones (<i>Dr. Horrible</i>, <i>Token</i>), <i>Troublemaker</i> brings ultimate adventure set in sun-filled Miami!<br /><br />• Janet Evanovich, the <i>New York Times</i> number-one best-selling author, brings her hit Barnaby series to Dark Horse Comics!<br /><br />• The entire <i>Troublemaker</i> story collected into one affordable volume!<br /><br />• "With art reminiscent of the Florida sun and writing supercharged with action, the <i>Troublemaker</i> graphic novel from best-selling author Evanovich and her daughter is a winner!"&mdash;RT Book Reviews
My Favorite Thing is Monsters
by Emil Ferris

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

February 15, 2017

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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.
Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos
by Lucy Knisley

Language

English

Pages

131

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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<p><b>A <i>New York Times</i> bestseller</b></p><p>If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you’re smart and talented and “good enough,” you can do anything.</p><p>Except get pregnant. </p><p>Her whole life, Lucy Knisley wanted to be a mother. But when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she’d ever attempted. Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and her eventual successful pregnancy plagued by health issues, up to a dramatic, near-death experience during labor and delivery. </p><p>This moving, hilarious, and surprisingly informative memoir, <i>Kid Gloves,</i> not only follows Lucy’s personal transition into motherhood but also illustrates the history and science of reproductive health from all angles, including curious facts and inspiring (and notorious) figures in medicine and midwifery. Whether you’ve got kids, want them, or want nothing to do with them, there’s something in this graphic memoir to open your mind and heart.</p>
The Mental Load: A Feminist Comic
by Emma

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

December 18, 2018

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<b>A new voice in comics is incisive, funny, and fiercely feminist.</b><br /><br />"The mental load. It's incessant, gnawing, exhausting, and disproportionately falls to women. You know the scene--you're making dinner, calling the plumber/doctor/mechanic, checking homework and answering work emails--at the same time. All the while, you are being peppered with questions by your nearest and dearest 'where are my shoes?, 'do we have any cheese?...'" --Australian Broadcasting Corp on Emma's comic<br /><br />In her first book of comic strips, Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, ie all that invisible and unpaid organizing, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family members. Most of us carry some form of mental load--about our work, household responsibilities, financial obligations and personal life; but what makes up that burden and how it's distributed within households and understood in offices is not always equal or fair. In her strips Emma deals with themes ranging from maternity leave (it is not a vacation!), domestic violence, the clitoris, the violence of the medical world on women during childbirth, and other feminist issues, and she does so in a straightforward way that is both hilarious and deadly serious.. If you're not laughing, you're probably crying in recognition. Emma's comics also address the everyday outrages and absurdities of immigrant rights, income equality, and police violence.<br />     Emma has over 300,000 followers on Facebook, her comics have been. shared 215,000 times, and have elicited comments from 21,000 internet users. An article about her in the French magazine <i>L'Express</i> drew 1.8 million views--a record since the site was created. And her comic has just been picked up by <i>The Guardian</i>. Many women will recognize themselves in THE MENTAL LOAD, which is sure to stir a wide ranging, important debate on what it really means to be a woman today.
Beautiful: Living with the frenemy
by Marie D'Abreo

Language

English

Pages

145

Publication Date

December 08, 2018

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Lily soon finds out that going on a school camping trip comes with more than a few challenges. Bunking with an eclectic bunch of girls, hiking chop-busting trails, figuring out her crush’s mixed signals... Even the toughest Girl Guide might wish she’d stayed home, doing her toenails and eating cupcakes. To make matters worse, just when Lily thought she’d seen through all its lies once and for all, her tormentor is back with a vengeance. Surely, she thinks, it’s time to find a way to get rid of this bully for good.
LICK-IT MAN
by Camille Carida

Language

English

Pages

65

Publication Date

November 13, 2014

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After a radioactive lollipop turns Beaver Sparker into LICK-IT MAN, women all across the globe are empowered with “enlightened orgasms” and men have the perfect role model. Author Camille Carida creates a hilarious, smart, and sexy laugh out loud full-color 65 page graphic novel. Beautifully illustrated by Marvel and DC Comics artist Joe Quinones, this award-winning ebook is a playful and twisted comedic take on the superhero genre combining bawdy sexuality, tongue in cheek humor, and tinges of political satire.
Stumptown Vol. 1
by Greg Rucka

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

February 28, 2011

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From Eisner Award-winning writer Greg Rucka and acclaimed artist Matthew Southworth. Dex Parios is the proprietor of Stumptown Investigations, and a fairly talented P.I. Unfortunately, she's less adept at throwing dice than solving cases. Her recent streak has left her beyond broke and she's into the Confederated Tribes of the Wind Coast for 18 large. But maybe Dex's luck is about to change. Sue-Lynne, head of the Wind Coast's casino operation, will clear Dex's debt if she can locate Sue-Lynne's<br />missing granddaughter. But is this job Dex's way out of the hole or a shove down one much much deeper?

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