Graphic Novels: Life Illustrated

Moderated by Sloane Leong and featuring Kiku Hughes, Trung Le Nguyen, Mike Curato, and Ben Passmore. 

A Map to the Sun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250146687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - August 4th, 2020

A Map to the Sun is a gripping YA graphic novel about five principle players in a struggling girls' basketball team.

One summer day, Ren meets Luna at a beachside basketball court and a friendship is born. But when Luna moves to back to Oahu, Ren’s messages to her friend go unanswered.


Displacement Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250193537
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - August 18th, 2020

A teenager is pulled back in time to witness her grandmother's experiences in World War II-era Japanese internment camps in Displacement, a historical graphic novel from Kiku Hughes.


The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by the New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • Publishers Weekly


Flamer Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781627796415
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 1st, 2020

Award-winning author and artist Mike Curato draws on his own experiences in Flamer, his debut graphic novel, telling a difficult story with humor, compassion, and love.

"This book will save lives." —Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of National Book Award Finalist Hey, Kiddo


Your Black Friend Cover Image
$5.00
ISBN: 9781945509032
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Silver Sprocket - December 1st, 2016

Ben Passmore's necessary contribution to the dialogue around race in the United States, Your Black Friend is a letter from your black friend to you about race, racism, friendship and alienation. On the heels of viral online success with 500,000+ views, the revised print edition of the Your Black Friend comic is in gorgeous full color on fancy matte paper stock.