Category Archives: Teens – Graphic Novels

What are YOU reading?

…is one of the frequent questions we get at the Library! Ask away, but here are a few more ways to get the scoop on what staff has read and liked recently:

Recent picks for Adults

Everybody's Fool, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, A Gentleman in Moscow, To the Bright Edge of the World, The End of Night, Rain, Kind of Cruel, The Night Circus
From feel-good fiction, to historical romps and adventure, from psychological suspense to thought-provoking musings on the natural and man-made world, staff interests ran the gamut!

Teens

Cat King of Havana   Watchmen  stormbreakerbook

DVDs

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Don’t-Miss List: Great Graphic Novels of 2016

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2016 may just be the year that the acceptance of graphic novels skyrocketed, with an explosion of new titles and new series installments. It’s official–graphic novels are fun to read, highly creative, and a great way to support literacy, foster a love of books, and expand your horizons! Read on for age-specific lists of 2016 graphic novels.

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Get Graphic: Adult Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels for AdultsThis month our adult fiction display celebrates the adult graphic novel. While there is no shortage of action-packed titles with mature themes (like the Walking Dead and Game of Thrones in graphic novel form), the genre is surprisingly eclectic. If you haven’t picked up a “comic book” since you were a kid, the range of themes and diversity of visual styles may surprise you.

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National Library Week April 10-16, 2016

Did you know that April 10-April 16, is National Library Week? NLW-FBprofile_0The theme for 2016 National Library Week is “Libraries Transform”and Gene Luen Yang will serve as Honorary Chair.
Gene Luen Yang is an award-winning graphic novelist and the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. His 2006 book, American Born Chinese, was the first graphic novel to be a finalist for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association’s Printz Award.
It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album. Learn more about Gene Yang. Continue reading National Library Week April 10-16, 2016