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Brief Histories of Everyday Objects by Andy Warner
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A collection of short comics about everyday objects like the safety pin, kitty litter, and ballpoint pens. I especially liked the stories of female inventors, who in addition to all the other challenges of invention, had to deal with competitors whos ...more
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Fish Girl by Donna Jo Napoli
Fish Girl
by Donna Jo Napoli (Goodreads Author)
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Fish Girl lives in a tank in an aquarium on the boardwalk. It's her job to let visitors catch a glimpse of her, but never really see her. She has no voice and all her friends are sea creatures; the only human she knows is "King Neptune', who takes ca ...more
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Secrets & Sequences by Gene Luen Yang
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Paths & Portals by Gene Luen Yang
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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt
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Rock, Paper, and Scissors are all champions of their own domains, but it is meaningless since they have never faced an adversary who truly challenges them. Not through lack of trying, though; Rock, for example, challenges Apricot with the fighting wo ...more
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Be Quiet! by Ryan T.  Higgins
Be Quiet!
by Ryan T. Higgins (Goodreads Author)
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Rupert, one of the three mice from the Mother Bruce books, decides to write his own wordless book. It does not go well, thanks to his two talkative friends. This book is laugh-out-loud funny. Bear makes a brief appearance, as does a cute (a little to ...more
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Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz
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Princess Cora is really, really sick of being a princess but when she asks her fairy godmother for help she is not expecting a crocodile. However, the crocodile turns out to be exactly what she needs. This is a clever, funny, modern fairy tale, where ...more
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Black Dahlia by Rick Geary
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I love Rick Geary and I really enjoyed his whole series of 19th century murders (there is something so charming and quaint about Madeleine Smith, for example, offering her inconvenient lover a cup of arsenic-laced hot chocolate). Of course, that does ...more
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Abigail and the Snowman by Roger Langridge
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New girl Abigail is having trouble making friends until she meets a Yeti escaped from the Ministry of Unusual Phenomena who is invisible to adult eyes. Sweet story of friendship with also lots of action and peril.
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I'm Judging You by Luvvie Ajayi
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I really enjoyed this, maybe because I've been known to pass a few judgments in my time. She tackles some very serious issues in this book, including racism and white privilege, topics which can make many white people (like myself) uncomfortable enou ...more
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