Memoir, Biography, and History

Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545902489
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Published: Graphix - October 9th, 2018

A National Book Award Finalist!
 

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.


They Called Us Enemy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.


The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story Cover Image
By Jim Di Bartolo, Jim Di Bartolo (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338134117
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Published: Graphix - February 4th, 2020

The astonishing story of martial arts legend Bruce Lee . . . told in spectacular graphic form.


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Heartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


Dancing at the Pity Party Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525553021
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Part poignant cancer memoir and part humorous reflection on a motherless life, this debut graphic novel is extraordinarily comforting and engaging.


Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Brontës Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419732683
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 3rd, 2020

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626728691
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Published: First Second - March 6th, 2018

2019 Eisner Award Winner for Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen: their indomitable spirit.


Fights: One Boy's Triumph Over Violence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781549303357
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Published: Oni Press - January 21st, 2020

Fights is the visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods. 

Propelled into a world filled with uncertainty and desperation, young Joel is pushed toward using violence to solve his problems by everything and everyone around


Year of the Rabbit Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770463769
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - January 21st, 2020

One family’s quest to survive the devastation of the Khmer Rouge


Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Whitney Gardner (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534424555
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon—a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace.


The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom Cover Image
By David F. Walker, Damon Smyth (Illustrator), Marissa Louise (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399581441
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 8th, 2019

A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American.


Audubon, On The Wings Of The World [Graphic Novel] Cover Image
By Fabien Grolleau, Jeremie Royer (Illustrator), Etienne Gilgillan (Translated by), David Sutton (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781910620151
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Published: Nobrow - April 4th, 2017

At the start of the nineteenth century, John James Audubon embarked upon an epic ornithological quest across America with nothing but his artist’ s materials, an assistant, a gun and an all-consuming passion for birds...


Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2004

A New York Times Notable Book
A Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year”
A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-seller

Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


The Complete Persepolis: Now a Major Motion Picture (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375714832
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Published: Pantheon - October 30th, 2007

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir.


March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

#1 New York Times Bestseller


March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781603094023
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

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.


Grand Theft Horse Cover Image
By G. Neri, Corban Wilkin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781620148556
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Published: Tu Books - September 25th, 2018

Gail Ruffu was once a respected racehorse trainer known for her unconventional training methods. Then she became part owner of the Thoroughbred called Urgent Envoy, and everything changed. Her co-owners pushed her to speed up Urgent Envoy's training and eventually made her race him too early, until he developed a shin fracture.


Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life: An Incredible Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594656194
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Published: Life Drawn - November 6th, 2018

Hollywood icon by day, unsung science genius by night.