March: Book One by John Lewis
BIOGRAPHY GRAPHIC LEWIS
March is a vivid, first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights (including his key roles in the historic 1963 March on Washington and the 1965 Selma-Montgomery March). Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.
Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
BIOGRAPHY GRAPHIC CHAST
Spanning the last several years of her parents' lives and told through cartoons, family photos, and documents, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.
I am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
GRAPHIC TEEN ALFONSO
The ghost of fifteen-year-old Alfonso Jones travels in a New York subway car full of the living and the dead, watching his family and friends fight for justice after he is killed by an off-duty police officer while buying a suit in a Midtown department store.
Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley
BIOGRAPHY GRAPHIC KNISLEY
If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you’re smart and talented and “good enough,” you can do anything. Except get pregnant. For Lucy Knisley, when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she’d ever attempted.
A Fire Story by Brian Fies
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Early on the morning of Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities and the destruction of 6,200 homes. Author Brian Fies’s firsthand account of this tragic event is an honest, unflinching depiction of his personal experiences.
The Faithful Spy by John Hendrix
BIOGRAPHY JNF BONHOEFFER
The true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German Lutheran pastor and theologian who was shocked to watch the German church embrace Hitler's agenda of hatred. Struggling with how his faith interacted with his ethics, Bonhoeffer eventually became convinced that Hitler and the Nazi Party needed to be stopped--and he was willing to sacrifice anything and everything to do so.
Stitches by David Small
BIOGRAPHY GRAPHIC SMALL
In this coming-of-age story Small tells us of his journey from sickly child to cancer patient, to the troubled teen whose risky decision to run away from home at sixteen—with nothing more than the dream of becoming an artist—will resonate as the ultimate survival statement.
The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
BIOGRAPHY GRAPHIC BUI
Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
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Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!
Laika by Nick Abadzis
GRAPHIC TEEN LAIKA
Laika was the abandoned puppy destined to become Earth's first space traveler. With the blending of fact and fiction, this story intertwines the compelling lives of not only Laika, but Korolev, a driven engineer at the top of the Soviet space program, and Yelena, the lab technician responsible for Laika's health and life.