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Aya de Yopougon - L'Int茅grale 2 (Tomes 4 脿 6) (BAYOU) (French E...
by , Marguerite Abouet

Language

French

Pages

360

Publication Date

November 14, 2016

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C么te d'Ivoire, fin des ann茅es 1970. Aya, dix-neuf ans, vit 脿 Yopougon, un quartier populaire d'Abidjan rebaptis茅 Yop City, "pour faire comme dans les films am茅ricains". Aya a d茅cid茅 de devenir m茅decin et d'茅viter la fameuse "s茅rie C" : Couture, Coiffure et Chasse au mari. Ses amies Bintou et Adjoua, elles, s'y voient d茅j脿 et ne pensent qu'脿 d茅jouer l'attention paternelle pour passer leurs soir茅es au 脟a va chauffer et leurs nuits 脿 "l'h么tel aux mille 茅toiles"... Avec une voix et un humour in茅dits, Aya raconte une Afrique bien vivante, loin des clich茅s.<br /><br />Ce livre regroupe les volumes 4 脿 6 de la s茅rie Aya de Yopougon.
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
by Thi Bui

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<b>National bestseller</b><br /><b>2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist<br /> ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection<br /> Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection<br /> ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection<br /><br /> An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family鈥檚 journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui</b>.<br /> 聽<br /> This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family鈥檚 daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.<br /> 聽<br /> At the heart of Bui鈥檚 story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent鈥攖he endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home.<br /> 聽<br /> In what Pulitzer Prize鈥搘inning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen calls 鈥渁 book to break your heart and heal it,鈥?<i>The Best We Could Do</i> brings to life Thi Bui鈥檚 journey of understanding, and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.
Essex County
by Jeff Lemire

Language

English

Pages

509

Publication Date

August 12, 2009

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THE COMPLETE ESSEX COUNTY collects Jeff Lemire's critically-acclaimed and award-winning trilogy -- TALES FROM THE FARM, GHOST STORIES, and THE COUNTRY NURSE -- into one deluxe volume. Also included are over 50 pages of previously unpublished material (including two new stories). Set in an imaginary version of Jeff Lemire's hometown, ESSEX COUNTY is an intimate study of an eccentric farming community, and a tender meditation on family, memory, grief, secrets, and reconciliation. With the lush, expressive inking of a cartoonist at the height of his powers, Lemire draws us in and sets us free.
The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 1
by Various

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

November 26, 2019

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As any fan of comics knows, EC comics still represent the best of Golden Age writing and artwork. Now, Dark Horse Books is proud to bring you the very first issues of EC鈥檚聽<i>Tales from the Crypt</i>, featuring the amazing artistic talents of Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, George Roussos, Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Graham Ingels, and Jack Kamen! Collects聽<i>The Crypt of Terror</i>#17鈥?19 and聽<i>Tales from the Crypt</i>聽#20鈥?22 in full color!
The EC Archives: Crime SuspenStories Volume 4
by , William Gaines

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

August 27, 2019

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<b>Shocking pulp stories of Crime and Intrigue!</b><br /><br />This Volume collects classic tales from <i>Crime SuspenStories</i> issues #19-27, from the hands of legendary creators Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Joe Orlando, and more!
The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 2
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

August 09, 2017

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More classic horror tales written and illustrated by the all-star lineup of Al Feldstein, Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, Johnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, and Jack Davis! Reprinting twenty-four stories from <i>Tales from the Crypt</i> #23鈥?28, the inspiration for the hit movie and HBO series!<br /> * Foreword from <i>Gremlins</i> director Joe Dante!
SuperDrunk: An Urban Fantasy Anti-Hero Novel [Superhero / Dark Co...
by Christian Mallia

Language

English

Pages

183

Publication Date

November 06, 2019

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<p><b>Tom Brantley, A.K.A. Super Drunk, is a complex superhero (or perhaps anti-hero?) who discovers that he has the unique power of psychokinesis whenever getting drunk or high.</b><br />聽<br />Revered as聽Burlington City's guardian, he loves to put on a show for his beloved fans when saving lives and fighting crime, almost as much as partying and fornicating. Despite the citizens egging on his reckless behavior, his family and friends worry about his failing health. With each alcohol-induced blackout, Tom revisits his high school years. He recalls meeting his first love, Amy Cougar, and how she couldn't handle his shallow, celebrity lifestyle. But after consuming psychedelics鈥攕hrooms or <i>'magic mushrooms'</i>鈥攊t seems like his past exists as an odd parallel reality to his present life.</p><p>This sexy and thought-provoking dark superhero story takes readers over the edge and into the seedy world of SuperDrunk, where fighting bad guys and getting hot chicks might be nothing more than an escape for a high-school loser trying to extricate himself from the realities of life.</p><p><b>Page Up and Order Now.</b></p>
Sarai: graphic comics for adults
by Sonica Ellis

Language

English

Pages

64

Publication Date

December 01, 2018

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<p>Who is Sarai?</p><br /><p>Sarai is a 12-year-old Nigerian girl whose modest village life is shattered when she is captured by the Ken Jou Plek an extremist organization dedicated to the idea that women and girls should be kept down.</p><br /><p><br />Like all extremists, the KJP are prepared to realize this vision through torture, slavery, and bloodshed. Certain she is going to die, Sarai makes a bargain with an unusual ally in an attempt to save her life and the lives of her fellow captives.</p><br /><p>Tragedy, trauma, man's seemingly limitless capacity for cruelty, the frailty of human existence, justice, and retribution are all laid bare in this cutting-edge graphic novel.</p><br /><p>Brutally relevant and emotionally powerful , Sarai fits perfectly alongside such iconic antiheroes as Marvel Comics' The Punisher, Wolverine and Moon Knight and Image Comics' Hit-Girl.</p><br /><p>Read Now.</p>
kids books with picture: Kiki the Kitten Collection
by Kelly Curtiss

Language

English

Pages

78

Publication Date

December 12, 2019

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Includes 4 Manuscripts<br />Book 1<br />Kiki the Kitten Never Gives Up is a fun story for young children that teaches the virtues of patience and perseverance. When Kiki tries to climb a <br />flight of stairs, she finds herself unable to at first. After several attempts, she gets frustrated and almost gives up. Her mother encourages her and reminds her that every journey begins with the first step. With a bit of patience and perseverance, Kiki finally manages to climb the stairs and feels proud of her accomplishment.<br />The theme of believing in yourself and never giving up is a universal one. We all need encouragement from time to time. Kiki the Kitten Never Gives Up also teaches us that it鈥檚 okay to make mistakes or fail at something. What鈥檚 important is trying your best. If we keep practicing something and remain determined, we will eventually succeed at it. It鈥檚 also a reminder to celebrate the small achievements along the way.<br />Kiki the Kitten Never Gives Up is written in rhyme and is a fun story to read aloud to children. It deals with subject matter that children can relate to and feel inspired by.<br />Book 2<br />Kiki the Kitten Makes a Friend is a touching story about discovering friendship in the most unlikely place. Kiki the kitten has been warned about dogs and has been repeatedly told that she can鈥檛 be friends with them. But when she trips into the river and almost drowns, she is shocked when a dog rescues her. As the two begin to get to know each other, they realize they have a lot more in common than they ever would have believed.<br />Kiki the Kitten Makes a Friend is about the inclusive nature of love and friendship, and the danger of believing stereotypes. We should never make assumptions about others or leave them out simply because they鈥檙e different. At the end of the day, love transcends all barriers and each of us is unique in our own ways. Another moral of the story is to help those in need. If we someone in trouble we should not hesitate to help them. <br />This story is a fun text to read aloud with children. The rhyming words create a rhythmic flow while entertaining kids and teaching positive lessons.<br />Book 3<br />Kiki the Kitten Learns a Lesson is a charming tale about honesty and the consequences of lying. <br />Kiki the Kitten has always been told not to lie. She knows about honesty, but when her morals are put to the test, she learns a valuable lesson.<br />One evening after playing with the other kittens, Kiki forgets to close the gate to the village. <br />This is her daily chore but she shrugs it off and thinks it doesn't really matter. When her mother asks her if she closed the gate, <br />Kiki lies and says she did. She figures nothing will go wrong. But as the clock strikes midnight, a pack of wolves gather at the gate. <br />They slither into the village, ready to gobble up the cats. <br />Luckily, the cats find a way to scare the wolves away and order is restored. <br />But Kiki feels guilty and ashamed, and finally realizes the importance of telling the truth.Most children have lied at some point in their lives. <br />This story will remind them that every action has a reaction. <br />Kiki the Kitten Learns a Lesson teaches the universal themes of honesty and integrity, <br />topics many children can identify with. Written in rhyming verse, the story flows organically and is also a pleasure to read out loud.<br />Book 4<br />Kiki the Kitten Accepts Herself is a fun poem about the universal themes of accepting yourself and appreciating your unique qualities.<br />Kiki the kitten was born into a family who all looked similar.<br />While her brothers and sisters have black fur with black paws,she has black fur with white paws. Kiki feels she sticks out.<br />Determined to be like the other cats, she devises a plan to change her paw color.one day,she paints her paws black.Victory!Kiki feels happy.<br />But when her parents see what she did, they ask her to remove the paint.But try as they might, with soap, water and bleach, they are unable to remove the paint.<br />
The EC Archives: Weird Science Volume 1
by Al Feldstein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

February 01, 2017

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<b>Foreword by George Lucas!</b><br /> Find out what made EC among the most influential comic book lines ever in this complete and newly recolored collection! Collects <i>Weird Science</i> issues#12鈥?15 and #5鈥?6, in glorious full color!<br /> * Features celebrated comic artists Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, and Graham Ingels!

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