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Big Apple diaries by Alyssa Bermudez

Big Apple diaries

Alyssa Bermudez

Book

"A heartfelt diary-style graphic memoir by Alyssa Bermudez, a young New Yorker doodles her way through middle school--until the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack leaves her wondering if she can ever be a kid again. It's the year 2000 in New York City. For...

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The wolf suit by Sid Sharp

The wolf suit

Sid Sharp

Graphic novel

"Bellwether Riggwelter is out of blackberries. While he loves gathering treats and roaming the forest, he dreads running into the very dangerous wolves. To protect himself, he builds the ultimate disguise: a wolf suit. And it works... sort of."--Provided by...

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Kitty Sweet Tooth. 2, Makes a movie by Abby Denson

Kitty Sweet Tooth. 2, Makes a movie

Abby Denson

Graphic novel

"There's just one thing Kitty Sweet Tooth loves more than going to the movies, and that's eating delicious desserts. She's combined her two passions in the Taste-O-Rama, a movie house where screenings are paired with tasty treats. But Kitty isn't satisfied...

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Miles Morales. Stranger tides by Justin A. Reynolds

Miles Morales. Stranger tides

Justin A. Reynolds

Graphic novel

"Miles Morales has just about gotten used to this Spider-Man thing. But when he attends the launch party for a new video game, things quickly go sideways thanks to a villain named the Stranger. Now all of humanity is in trouble, and it will take more than...

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Forever Truffle by Fanny Britt

Forever Truffle

Fanny Britt

Graphic novel

"Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault are back with a new graphic novel, this time featuring Truffle, younger brother, best friend, aspiring rockstar ... Meet Truffle in three linked stories: In 'Truffle the Rockstar,' Truffle wants to form a band with his best...

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Pup detectives. 8, Battle of the bands by Felix Gumpaw

Pup detectives. 8, Battle of the bands

Felix Gumpaw

Graphic novel

"The Battle of the Bands is off to a haunting start when a ghost tries to scare music away from Pawston forever! It's a good thing the Pup Detectives are ready to rock!"--

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Garlic & the witch by Bree Paulsen

Garlic & the witch

Bree Paulsen

Graphic novel

"Garlic loves spending time with Witch Agnes, Carrot, and her new friend, the Count, who has proven to be a delightful neighbor to the village of vegetable people rather than a scary vampire. But despite Agnes's best attempts to home-brew a vegetarian blood...

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Super Dweeb and the pencil of destiny by Jess Bradley

Super Dweeb and the pencil of destiny

Jess Bradley

Graphic novel

"Andy wishes that he had awesome powers like the heroes of his homemade comic stories. But instead, he's stuck in the real world, where he has an annoying little brother, a super-weird teacher... and everyone says he's a total dweeb. Then one day, he discovers...

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Super Dweeb v. Doctor Eraser-Butt by Jess Bradley

Super Dweeb v. Doctor Eraser-Butt

Jess Bradley

Graphic novel

"Andy may be a little socially awkward, but thanks to his awesome atomic pencil which can bring doodles to life, he's far from an ordinary dweeb. Look out, evil-doers here comes SUPER DWEEB! Meanwhile, witness the diabolical origin story of Doctor Eraser-Butt,...

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Fantastic tales of nothing. 1 by Alejandra Green

Fantastic tales of nothing. 1

Alejandra Green

Graphic novel

"This is the tale of Nathan, an ordinary human (or so he thinks) living an ordinary life (or so he wishes). Everything changes when he meets Haven, a mysterious creature who is neither human nor volken. Nathan soon learns he has mysterious powers, even though...

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Avengers assembly. X-change students 101 by Preeti Chhibber

Avengers assembly. X-change students 101

Preeti Chhibber

Graphic novel

"The Avengers Assembly team takes a trip upstate to Charles Xavier's Academy in their newest adventure! After training with the Avengers, Kamala, Doreen, and Miles are ready to branch out and expand their horizons. This semester, that means a trip north to...

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The Smurfs. 6 3-in-1. by author Peyo

The Smurfs. 6 3-in-1.

author Peyo

Graphic novel

"Collecting timeless smurftastic comic classics by Peyo that inspired hit movies and animated series. First, take to the skies with The Aerosmurf and Smurfette, but Gargamel is out to prove that these aren't friendly skies, then, something strange is going on...

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Anne by Kathleen Gros

Anne

Kathleen Gros

Graphic novel

"Anne Shirley has been in foster care her whole life. So when the Cuthberts take her in, she hopes it's for good. They seem to be hitting it off, but how will they react to the trouble that Anne can sometimes find herself in - like accidentally dyeing her hair...

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Cat's cradle. 1, The golden twine by Jo-Anne Rioux

Cat's cradle. 1, The golden twine

Jo-Anne Rioux

Graphic novel

"Dreaming of one day taming monsters, orphan street urchin Suri finds her self-confidence, cleverness, and ambition serving her well when a mysterious new wagon holding something monstrous joins her merchant camp."--Provided by publisher.

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Dance class 3 in 1. 4 by author Béka

Dance class 3 in 1. 4

author Béka

Book

"Featuring Julie, Lucie, and Alia, as well as their fellow students, teachers, and families, as they dream, dance the Snow Queen ballet, learn flamenco, and grow as a team"--Provided by publisher.

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Red and Rover. Fun's never over by Brian Basset

Red and Rover. Fun's never over

Brian Basset

Graphic novel

"There's nothing in the world quite so special as the relationship between a child and their dog. From stargazing and telling ghost stories to launching rockets and spitting watermelon seeds, nobody captures those magical moments of carefree fun quite like...

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Island book. 3, The rising tide by Evan Dahm

Island book. 3, The rising tide

Evan Dahm

Graphic novel

"Alef has planted his flag on the Infinite Land and built an enormous citadel along the coastline--but it's not enough. He is preparing to venture inland and wage war against the Continent's native population. Hunder, now Chief in name only, doesn't have the...

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Unicornado by Dana Simpson

Unicornado

Dana Simpson

Graphic novel

"A new school year means many things for nine-year-old Phoebe Howell and her unicorn best friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. They prepare for a school dance (lame!), meet new friends (ghosts and gnomes and goblins, OH MY!), and even experience a rare...

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The Smurfs tales. 5, The Smurfs and the golden tree and other tales by author Peyo

The Smurfs tales. 5, The Smurfs and the golden tree and other tales

author Peyo

Graphic novel

"This adventure-filled trio of stories follows the Smurfs as they search for a new village while dealing with a run of bad luck, the wicked sorcerer Gargamel and a robotic lady."--Provided by publisher.

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Bitmax & Co. 2, Super Pig by Jaume Copons

Bitmax & Co. 2, Super Pig

Jaume Copons

Graphic novel

"Super Pig is one of the dwellers of the Blue Forest. He truly believes that he is a superhero and has superpowers. But he is not. He's just a piggy wearing a cape and a mask. He does his best--you can tell! But he fails time after time. And what's even worse...

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Simon and Chester. 2, Super sleepover! by Cale Atkinson

Simon and Chester. 2, Super sleepover!

Cale Atkinson

Graphic novel

"Welcome to the world of Simon and Chester, ghost and boy duo extraordinaire. They like to kick butt and take names. They don't like chores. They are best friends. And they are about to hit Chester's VERY FIRST SLEEPOVER. (Oh, and eat some snacks probably.)"--

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Bunnicula by James Howe

Bunnicula

James Howe

Graphic novel

"Celebrate over forty years of the modern classic Bunnicula with this fang-tastic graphic novelization that will send a shiver down your spine and leave you howling with laughter! Beware the hare! Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth...

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A Christmas carol by Guido Martina

A Christmas carol

Guido Martina

Graphic novel

"Celebrate the spirit of the holidays in this heart-warming graphic novel adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic ghost story, starring Scrooge McDuck! Scrooge McDuck is a grumpy old business owner with a heart of stone. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by...

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Max Meow. [Book 4], Taco time machine by John Gallagher

Max Meow. [Book 4], Taco time machine

John Gallagher

Graphic novel

"Max Meow and Mindy the Scientist go back in time in a ... machine shaped like a taco"--

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Tales of a seventh-grade lizard boy by Jonathan (Comic book artist) Hill

Tales of a seventh-grade lizard boy

Jonathan (Comic book artist) Hill

Graphic novel

"Threatened with diminishing resources, Booger Lizk't and his family flee their lizard community deep below Earth's crust to survive above among humans. The Lizk't family of Elberon now passes as the Tomkins family of Eagle Valley. 'Tommy Tomkins' wears a...

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Pucky, prince of bacon by Georgia Dunn

Pucky, prince of bacon

Georgia Dunn

Graphic novel

"This just in! The cats of BCN are back and have they got news for you! When Elvis goes missing it's Tommy to the rescue--but just who is rescuing whom? Stayed tuned for relaxing light baths, an intruder on the couch, adventures in laundry, Operation: Second...

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Lemon Bird can help! by Paulina Ganucheau

Lemon Bird can help!

Paulina Ganucheau

Graphic novel

"Pupkin is Lemon Bird's new best friend on the farm! They LOVE exploring and playing games. But when a quick nap in the back of a truck leaves these buds stranded and far from home, they'll need to do some quick thinking to find their way back. On their...

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Dragon kingdom of Wrenly. 7, Cinder's flame by Jordan Quinn

Dragon kingdom of Wrenly. 7, Cinder's flame

Jordan Quinn

Graphic novel

"Cinder has always been a little envious of Ruskin, the legendary scarlet dragon, after all it can be hard to be friends with a legend, but when the Witch-Dragon, Villinelle, casts a Soul Blazer spell on Cinder her envy blossoms into an uncontrollable...

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地心歷險記 by 倉薗紀彦

地心歷險記

倉薗紀彦

Graphic novel

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地心歷險記 by 倉薗紀彦

地心歷險記

倉薗紀彦

Graphic novel

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地心歷險記 by 倉薗紀彦

地心歷險記

倉薗紀彦

Graphic novel

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地心歷險記 by 倉薗紀彦

地心歷險記

倉薗紀彦

Graphic novel

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Kingdom hearts III. 1 by Shiro Amano

Kingdom hearts III. 1

Shiro Amano

Graphic novel

"As the one chosen by the Keyblade, Sora travels once again with his friends Donald and Goofy to reclaim his lost power. The first step--Olympus! Sora's hoping that his old friend Hercules might have a solution for him, but there seems to be some trouble...

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Bunny vs Monkey. Machine mayhem by Jamie Smart

Bunny vs Monkey. Machine mayhem

Jamie Smart

Graphic novel

"Genius inventor Skunky has just designed a brand-new creation . . . a robot called Metal Eve! She needs to learn everything there is to know about life, so it's probably not the best idea that she's surrounded by Bunny, Monkey, Weenie, Pig and the gang. The...

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Freestyle by Gale Galligan

Freestyle

Gale Galligan

Graphic novel

"While preparing for the last major dance competition before they graduate from eighth grade and go to separate high schools in NYC, Cory must balance the expectations of his parents, school, crew and his new friend as pressure mounts from all sides"--

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Frizzy by Claribel A. Ortega

Frizzy

Claribel A. Ortega

Graphic novel

"Marlene loves three things: books, her cool Tía Ruby and hanging out with her best friend Camila. But according to her mother, Paola, the only thing she needs to focus on is school and 'growing up.' That means straightening her hair every weekend so she could...

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Wild western Will by Alex (Graphic novel writer) Francis

Wild western Will

Alex (Graphic novel writer) Francis

Graphic novel

"Will and Bess live together in a house left to them by their uncle. When the dangerous Fast-Fingered Finn comes to town with his crew, it's up to Will and Bess to foil his crimes."--Provided by publisher.

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Puzzle tower by April James

Puzzle tower

April James

Graphic novel

"A special reward awaits those who solve all of the puzzles in Puzzle Tower. Can Lana and Jack reach the top and claim their prize?"--Provided by publisher.

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Storms of Saturn by Jamie Hex

Storms of Saturn

Jamie Hex

Graphic novel

"Tina is on her first space mission. With the help of her friends, Sam and Hank, can she rescue a team who've gone missing?"--Provided by publisher.

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Hollow house by Jamie Hex

Hollow house

Jamie Hex

Graphic novel

"James and Hiro are best friends. They discover that James's new house is haunted! Can they work together to get rid of the ghost?"--Provided by publisher.

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Switch witch by Kris (Graphic novel writer) Knight

Switch witch

Kris (Graphic novel writer) Knight

Graphic novel

"Elm doesn't think she has magic powers. Her sister, Ash, is a powerful witch. But when she has to rescue Ash, Elm realises that she is more powerful than everyone thought."--Provided by publisher.

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The Casagrandes. #4, "Friends and family"

The Casagrandes. #4, "Friends and family"

Graphic novel

"Ronnie Anne and Bobby Santiago are newcomers in Great Lakes City, living with their multi-generational family in a multi-cultural apartment building. Between helping out their abuelos, posing for their Tia Frida's latest art installment, or just getting some...

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Sonic the Hedgehog. Imposter syndrome by Ian Flynn

Sonic the Hedgehog. Imposter syndrome

Ian Flynn

Graphic novel

"Rivals, fakers, and doppelgängers have been scourges to Sonic for years, but Dr. Starline's newest creations pose an entirely new threat. New challengers Surge and Kit were designed for a single purpose: to replace Sonic and Tails as the world's greatest...

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Splatoon. Vol. 15 by Sankichi Hinodeya

Splatoon. Vol. 15

Sankichi Hinodeya

Graphic novel

"Team Blue engages in their most complicated Turf War yet as they combat the Shadows, whose personalities are exact mirror reflections of Team Blue's own! The result of the challenge will determine the fate of Inkopolis Square!"--

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Enola Holmes. Mycroft's dangerous game by Nancy Springer

Enola Holmes. Mycroft's dangerous game

Nancy Springer

Graphic novel

"After a mysterious group of anarchists abducts Mycroft, Enola investigates his disappearance in hopes of rescuing him and of getting back something precious he took from her. With the help of Lord Tewkesbury and a young boy on the streets named Shag, she...

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Green Lantern. Alliance by Minh Lê

Green Lantern. Alliance

Minh Lê

Graphic novel

"Tai Pham struggles with balancing school, his work in the family business, his friendships, and his new Green Lantern responsibilities, but Kid Flash arrives on the scene to become the super-hero partner Tai just might need"--Publisher.

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This land. Book one, The search for Māui. by Mark Abnett

This land. Book one, The search for Māui.

Mark Abnett

Graphic novel

"An original story ... that follows the journey of Hell'na. An Axeland woman who must assemble a ragtag group of mercenaries and escort a vessel of the Māori god Tāne through a new world in search of the Demigod Māui"--Author's website.

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Thank you, Mr. Falker  by Patricia Polacco

Thank you, Mr. Falker

Patricia Polacco

Book

"At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem"--Publisher's description.

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Magic tree house. 4, Pirates past noon by Jenny Laird

Magic tree house. 4, Pirates past noon

Jenny Laird

Graphic novel

"The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie to an island in the Caribbean where they dig up buried treasure with real-life pirates."--

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Trubble Town. #2, The why-why's gone bye-bye by Stephan Pastis

Trubble Town. #2, The why-why's gone bye-bye

Stephan Pastis

Graphic novel

"Just when you thought things could not get any wackier in Trubble Town, the adult residents are abducted by aliens, leaving the town in the hands of all the kids. What could possibly go wrong... besides everything?"--Publisher.

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One cup at a time by Matt Tarpley

One cup at a time

Matt Tarpley

Graphic novel

"Serving up another steaming hot cup of the warm and floofies, this new collection follows your favorite regulars at Cat's Cafe as well as several all-new characters as they handle the ups and downs of life with the help of their friends. A follow-up...

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Kingdom hearts III. 2 by Shiro Amano

Kingdom hearts III. 2

Shiro Amano

Graphic novel

"As Sora begins his journey to regain his powers, Yen Sid and the others turn their attention to finding the three lost Keyblade weilders: Ventus, Terra, and Aqua. The team has their work cut out for them, but luckily, King Mickey has a lead--he chanced upon...

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The Good Guys Agency. 1, Kind like Fred Rogers by Nick (Teacher) Esposito

The Good Guys Agency. 1, Kind like Fred Rogers

Nick (Teacher) Esposito

Graphic novel

"Determined to better the world by inspiring boys like themselves, Lucky, Rudy, and Red team up to form the Good Guys Agency. It's not long before trouble at Fort Crumble next door sends the trio on their first back-in-time mission to visit Fred Rogers, the...

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The Inflatables. 3, The Inflatables in do-nut panic! by Beth Garrod

The Inflatables. 3, The Inflatables in do-nut panic!

Beth Garrod

Graphic novel

"Holey sprinkles! Donut';s going on a treasure hunt. The prize? The most delicious cookie ever tasted. But to find it, he will need to sneak his inflata-pals out of the water park, survive shark-infested seas, and take on a petrifying Pickle. Will the holey...

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Enemies by Svetlana Chmakova

Enemies

Svetlana Chmakova

Graphic novel

"Felicity is sure she's going to do something big. Exactly what is still a mystery, but she'll figure it out. Her sister, Letty, teases Felicity that she never finishes stuff, but that's just because Letty is so perfect. Still, life is good with plenty of...

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Besties. Find their groove by Kayla Miller

Besties. Find their groove

Kayla Miller

Graphic novel

"With their first formal school dance around the corner, Beth and Chanda are on a mission to make it the best night ever. Step one? Secure the perfect dresses so they can dominate the dance floor! But when neither of them can find an outfit that lives up to...

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Play like a girl by Misty (Writer) Wilson

Play like a girl

Misty (Writer) Wilson

Graphic novel

"Debut author Misty Wilson chronicles her seventh-grade experience as the only girl on her town's football team in this empowering graphic memoir about teamwork, friendship, crushes, and touchdowns"--

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Leon the Extraordinary by Jamar Nicholas

Leon the Extraordinary

Jamar Nicholas

Graphic novel

"Leon is an ordinary kid who becomes extraordinary when he fights a supervillain to save his school! In the city where Leon lives, superheroes--and supervillains--are commonplace. So how does an ordinary kid like Leon, who has no superpowers himself, become...

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Star Wars. Volume three The High Republic. by Daniel José Older

Star Wars. Volume three The High Republic.

Daniel José Older

Graphic novel

"The High Republic is an unexplored period in Star Wars history, set hundreds of years before the events of the Skywalker Saga - when the Jedi were at their height and Master Yoda was much younger, and still training Padawans in the field. The Padawans are off...

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Diary of an 8-bit warrior graphic novel. 3, Another world by Pirate Sourcil

Diary of an 8-bit warrior graphic novel. 3, Another world

Pirate Sourcil

Graphic novel

"Grab your pickaxes and jump back into the action in this third installment of the Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior graphic novel series! Perfect for fans of Minecraft and the hit series Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior, volume three will knock your blocks off! The...

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The cosmic adventures of Astrid and Stella. 1 by Sabrina Moyle

The cosmic adventures of Astrid and Stella. 1

Sabrina Moyle

Graphic novel

"Meet Astrid and Stella! These best friends are ready to fire up the turbo pumps and blast off into the stratosphere! In their first adventure, they will discover the cute-and-cuddly planet Caturn and beach-covered planet Bloop. At each stop, they'll meet new...

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Crabgrass by Tauhid Bondia

Crabgrass

Tauhid Bondia

Graphic novel

"Crabgrass is a comic strip set in the fictional town of Crabgrass Drive, and chronicles the close friendship of Kevin, who is white, and Miles, who is black, and the many stumbles and breakthroughs they encounter growing up together. The main characters...

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The Loud house. #16, "Loud and clear"

The Loud house. #16, "Loud and clear"

Graphic novel

"Despite the title, sometimes things aren't all that they seem... Lori is beyond bored in her dorm, until she enters a uniform contest and calls on the best fashion designer she knows, her sister Leni, of course. But is this plan bursting at the seams?...

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Big Nate. Release the hounds! by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate. Release the hounds!

Lincoln Peirce

Graphic novel

"In this newest collection of comics, Nate tries his hand at coaching after he is sidelined by a soccer injury, comes to the rescue of his friend Chad, and supports Gina when she takes over the student lounge."--Publisher.

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The big adventures of Babymouse. 1, Once upon a messy whisker by Jennifer L. Holm

The big adventures of Babymouse. 1, Once upon a messy whisker

Jennifer L. Holm

Graphic novel

"NEW adventures, BIGGER imagination, same MESSY WHISKERS -- Babymouse learns to be careful what you wish for in this BIG brand-new FULL-COLOR graphic novel series, perfect for young readers who love to laugh! Babymouse has a BIG imagination. In her dreams,...

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4 Yaks and a Yeti by Peter Hillary

4 Yaks and a Yeti

Peter Hillary

Graphic novel

"High in the foothills of the Himalayas, a young Nepalese boy, Lhakpa, and his four loyal yaks - Yak, Nak, Zopchok and Zum - embark on a perilous journey to find the mythical castle, Shangri-La. On this daring adventure Lhakpa and his yaks battle the perils of...

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Take-off! by Donovan Bixley

Take-off!

Donovan Bixley

Graphic novel

"John young pilot Claude D'Bonair and the crazy crew at Cats HQ on their hair raising adventures. Take-off! to a furtastic world, jam-packed with hilarious action, full-colour comics, detailed diagrams and purrfect puns that will have readers meowing for...

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Spider-Man. Spider-verse.

Spider-Man. Spider-verse.

Graphic novel

"Discover--along with Peter--why with great power there must also come great responsibility, in an all-action retelling of Spidey's origin! Join the wallcrawler and his biggest critic, J. Jonah Jameson, in the clutches of the Kingpin of Crime! See Peter's...

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A place for Pauline by Anouk Mahiout

A place for Pauline

Anouk Mahiout

Graphic novel

"Pauline lives with her mother, father, little brother and sister, and there's a new baby on the way. Her friends tell her she's lucky to be the eldest - she's the one who gets new clothes and can stay up late - but Pauline isn't so sure. In her busy, crowded,...

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Geronimo Stilton 3 in 1. #5 by Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton 3 in 1. #5

Geronimo Stilton

Graphic novel

"Geronimo Stilton lives in New Mouse City on Mouse Island with his friends and relatives. He works at The Rodents Gazette, the most famouse newspaper in New Mouse City. In these comics, Geronimo Stilton travels back in time to save the future, by protecting...

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Pokémon adventures. Volume three X-Y. by Hidenori Kusaka

Pokémon adventures. Volume three X-Y.

Hidenori Kusaka

Graphic novel

"Two Pokémon Trainers, Korrina and her grandfather Gurkinn, escape from the Tower of Mastery only to be confronted by Team Flare. Is the mysterious new Trainer who suddenly appears with a Gardevoir their friend or foe?! Meanwhile, X and his friends head for...

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The magic portal. #2, The fire within by Cara J. Stevens

The magic portal. #2, The fire within

Cara J. Stevens

Graphic novel

"Ghasts can be a real pain when you're trying to survive an ultimate challenge. In book two of The Magic Portal series, Keri and Omar bravely return to the magic portal to visit the ancient Nether and learn as much as they can about these unusual and dangerous...

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