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Adachi, Mitsuru. CROSS GAME, #1
Ko's family runs a sporting goods store, but he learns to love baseball from the four sisters who live down the street.
Ando, Natsumi. Arisa
Tsubasa poses as her troubled twin sister and discovers dark secrets that may be more than she bargained for. (YA Fic 741.5 Ando)
Aristophane. THE ZABIME SISTERS
Experience the first day of summer vacation with three sisters on their island home of Guadelupe.
Arnold, J.D. and Richard Koslowski.
B.B. WOLF AND THE THREE LPs
B.B. Wolf wasn't looking for trouble but the little pigs sure brought it to his door.
Carey, Mike and Peter Gross. Tommy
Taylor and the Bogus Identity (Unwritten, #1)
What if your father wrote a best-selling fantasy series named after you and all of it was true? (Fic SF Carey)
Churchland, Marian. BEAST
A young artist is hired to create a sculpture of an ancient creature, but the job is not what it first appears and neither is the beast.
Dayton, Brandon. GREEN MONK
A young monk with the most powerful blade of grass EVER wanders into battle with a fierce giant.
DeFilippis, Nunzio and Christina
Weir. DESTINY'S HAND OMNIBUS
Olivia fights her way into a pirates life.
Deutsch, Barry. Hereville:
How Mirka Got Her Sword
Mirka is an Orthodox Jewish girl who aspires to live an unorthodox life fighting dragons. (j741.5 Deutsch)
Dorkin, Evan and Jill Thompson.
BEASTS OF BURDEN: ANIMAL RITES
A group of dogs and one open-minded cat join forces to protect the community of Burden Hill against a variety of supernatural forces.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Ian Edginton,
et. al. A
Study in Scarlet: A Sherlock Holmes Graphic Novel
A tale of desperate revenge and keen deduction. (Fic M Doyle)
Dunning, John Harris and Nikhil
Singh. SALEM BROWNSTONE
Salem receives an inheritance that goes beyond a gothic mansion: he must fight his fathers battle against dark forces.
Fawkes, Ray. UNCLEAN GETAWAY (POSSESSIONS,
Gurgazon the Unclean is just about the cutest little pit demon you are likely to meet.
Groenig, Matt and Bill Morrison
(ed.). THE SIMPSONS/FUTURAMA CROSSOVER CRISIS
Can two comedies survive when Fry, Bender, Leela and the rest of the Planet Express Delivery service meet up with the citizens of Springfield?
Hale, Shannon, et. al. Calamity
Rapunzels best guy Jack is back to save his mom from the giant at the top of the beanstalk. (YA 741.5 Hale)
Hester, Phil and Brian Churilla.
FIVE FURIES (THE ANCHOR, #1)
God's own legbreaker wreaks havoc on evil both in this world and in Hell.
Higson, Charlie and Kev Walker.
The Graphic Novel
James Bond's days at school were as exciting as you might expect. (YA Fic M Higson)
Isaka, Kotara and Megumi Osuga.
MAOH: JUVENILE REMIX, #1
Vigilantes rule the streets of Nakota. Does Ando have a secret power that will change that?
Iwaoka, Hisae. Saturn
Mitsu takes on his late father's dangerous job as a window washer on the space ship Saturn Apartments. (YA 741.5 Iwaoka)
Jablonski, Carla and Leland Purvis.
Youre never too young to fight for freedom. (YA 741.5 Jablonski)
Kelly, Joe and Max Fiumara. FOUR
When his father dies, a young boy takes over his job for a depression era gangster . . . hunting dragons.
Kim, Susan. Brain
Two teens discover there is something far more sinister than nature hikes going on at their summer camp. (j741.5 Kim)
Kitoh, Mohiro. Bokurano: OURS, #1
Giant robots have come to Earth, most to attack but one mysterious mech is here to protect.
Larson, Hope. Mercury
Two girls: separated by 150 years but connected by one locket. (YA 741.5 Larson)
Layman, John and Rob Guillory. Chew
#1: Tasters Choice
When Tony Chu has to investigate murder, just about anything can end up down the hatch. (Fic M Layman)
Lemire, Jeff. OUT OF THE WOODS (SWEET
When youre a half deer, half boy, every day is hunting season.
Leone, Christopher, et. al. WE KILL
Why do monsters keep appearing in Kern County? The Basher Brothers are on a mission to find out.
McCreery, Conor, et. al. A
Sea of Troubles (Kill Shakespeare, #1)
Shakespeare's greatest heroes clash with his most menacing villains. (Fic SF McCreery)
Midorikawa, Yuki. Natsume's
Book of Friends, #1
His grandmothers strange legacy helps Natsume make friend with both humans and spirits. (YA 741.5 Midorikawa)
Mignola, Mike. The
Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects
The absurd adventures of a robotic Victorian super-hero and other assorted weirdness. (Fic Mignola)
Millar, Mark and Steve McNiven.
WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN
Fifty years after supervillains take over, a broken Wolverine treks across the country to save those dearest to him.
Nihei, Tsutomu. BIOMEGA, #1
A zombie virus has hit the atmosphere and is spreading rapidly.
Ono, Natsume. HOUSE OF FIVE LEAVES,
An out-of-work samurai finds himself drawn into the gang known as the Five Leaves.
Ono, Natsume. NOT SIMPEL
Ian is on a journey across the USA to find his sister.
Raicht, Mike. THE STUFF OF LEGEND:
BOOK 1: THE DARK
When a boy is kidnapped by the Boogeyman, his toys brave the horrors of the Dark to rescue him.
Renier, Aaron. The Unsinkable Walker Bean, #1
Evil sea witches, skulls made of pearl, pirates, burning ships: now thats adventure! (j741.5 Renier)
Rucka, Greg and J.H. Williams. BATWOMAN:
Dont ask, dont tell Batwoman what to do.
Shiga, Jason. Meanwhile
Have you played any comics lately? Choose your own adventure. (j741.5 Shiga)
Straczynski, J. Michael and Shane
Davis. SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE
Strange visitor, mild-mannered reporter. You know the story . . . but not quite like this.
Stroud, Jonathan and Lee Sullivan.
of Samarkand: A Bartimaeus Graphic Novel
A shape-shifting djinni and a magician's apprentice versus the evil mastermind of the British Empire: Its on! (Juv Fic SF Stroud)
Sukane, Kumiko. AFTERSCHOOL CHARISMA,
Shiros classmates are the clones of Hitler, Mozart, and Marie Curie.
Tada, Kaoru. ITAZURA NA KISS, #1
Will Kotoko survive the meddling of her family and friends long enough to win the heart of the boy of her dreams?
Tadano, Nobuaki. 7 BILLION NEEDLES,
Hikaru gets a second chance at life, but there are some major strings attached.
Talbot, Bryan. Grandville
Detective-Inspector LeBrock of Scotland Yard will badger anyone who stands in the way of the truth. (Fic SF Talbot)
TenNapel, Doug. Ghostopolis
Garth Hale has gone to the other side, but hes not dead yet. (YA 741.5 TenNapel)
Toboso, Yana. Black
Earl Phantomhive's butler is devilishly good. (YA 741.5 Toboso)
Torres, J. and Elbert Orr. LOLA:
A GHOST STORY
Just like his Filipina grandmother, Jesse can see things no one else can see.
Weing, Drew. Set
A lumbering poet discovers hardship and wisdom on the high seas. (Fic Weing)
Yaginuma, Kou. Twin
Asumi must pass the entrance exam for space school. (YA 741.5 Yaginuma)
Yang, Gene Luen. Prime
Is Thaddeus' baby sister a prime-number-loving alien? (Fic SF Yang)
Yolen, Jane and Mike Cavallaro.
En garde! A girl should never leave home without her trusty rapier. (j741.5 Yolen)
Yumi, Kiiro. Love
& War (Library Wars, #5)
Join the Library Defense Force! Fight for your right to read! (YA 741.5 Yumi)
Yun, JiUn. TIME AND AGAIN, V. 1.
An exorcist and his sensible bodyguard travel through Tang Dynasty China, completing jobs for hire.
Canada, Geoffrey and Jamar Nicholas. FIST STICK KNIFE GUN: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
Geoff has to learn the violent codes of the street, or he won't survive.
Hinds, Gareth. The
Twenty years of braving monsters, gods, shipwreck, and traitors in order to make it home is the ultimate journey. (j883 Hinds)
Mucci, Tim and Ben Caldwell. The
Odysseus is here to chew bubble gum and kick butt...and hes all out of bubble gum. (j883 Homer)
Neri, G. and Randy Duburke. Yummy:
The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
The life, death and aftermath of an eleven-year-old gangbanger, based on a true tragedy. (YA 921 Sa565n)
O'Connor, George. Zeus:
King of the Gods
What does it take to become the ruler of the Gods? (j292.211 O'Connor)
Taylor, Sarah Stewart and Ben Towle.
Earhart: This Broad Ocean
Amelia's historic take-off inspires one young lady in Nova Scotia. (j921 Ea72ta)
Telgemeier, Raina. Smile
Brace yourself: Middle School plus orthodontia equals dental drama. (YA 741.5 Telgemeier)
Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic
Trickster tales told by Native American storytellers. (j398.2 Trickster)
White, Tracy. How
I Made It to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story
Seventeen-year-old Stacy has checked into a mental institution. (YA 616.8 White)
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