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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Go Graphic! Teens – April 2011

Hey Teens! Ms. Laura and Miss Ashley went to C2E2 to check out all the cool new comics coming out! While we were there, Miss Ashley picked up a copy of “Very Near Mint Vol. 1” by Justin Peterson. Looking for something to fill the void of Scott Pilgrim? Then pick this up! (You’ll also like it if you’re a fan of regular comics!). It’s so good we have two copies!

Very Near Mint Vol.1 by Justin Peterson Synopsis:

Colin Turner and Sam Jones own a pretty awesome comic book shop, the Splash Page. Business is great, they have a brand new employee, Nate, and Colin's ex-girlfriend Mackenzie is back.

Everything seems like it's fantastic...

That is, until this week's new comics don't show up. Then things get really complicated and everything starts to fall apart and other important stuff also happens, but we don't want to spoil it for you.

That's what the internet is for.
Another book to be on the lookout for – Afterschool Charisma Vol. 1! If you haven’t started our Great Graphic Novels for Teens challenge yet, you should definitely try this title.

After School Charisma Vol. 1 Synopsis:

St. Kleio Academy is a very exclusive school: all of the students are clones of famous historical figures such as Beethoven, Queen Elizabeth I, Napoleon, Mozart, and Freud. All of them, that is, except for Shiro Kamiya. As Shiro struggles to adapt to this unusual campus, St. Kleio's first graduate, the clone of John F. Kennedy, is killed. Are the clones doomed to repeat the fate of their genetic progenitors, or can they create their own destinies? And how does a normal boy like Shiro fit in?
New/Coming Soon in April:

After School Charisma Vol. 2,
AiOn Vol. 1 – 2,
Alice in the Country of Hearts Vol. 1 – 2,
Axe Cop Vol. 1,
Bamboo Blade Vol. 8,
Black Bird Vol. 1 – 2 ,
Book Girl Vol. 1,
Case Closed Vol. 38,
Chrono Crusade Vol. 1,
Cirque du Freak Vol. 8,
Dogs: Bullets & Carnage Vol. 1 – 2,
Excalibur: The Legend of King Arthur,
Gossip Girl: The Manga Vol. 2,
Invincible Iron Man Vol. 5,
Itsuwaribito Vol. 2,
Kekkaishi Vol. 25,
K-On! Vol. 1,
My Boyfriend is a Monster Vol. 1 – 2,
Nabari no Ou Vol. 6,
Natsume’s Book of Friends Vol. 6,
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clain Vol. 2,
Oresama Teacher Vol. 1,
Prince of Tennis Vol. 41,
Sakura Hime Vol. 1,
Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko Vol. 1 – 2,
Star Wars Legacy Vol. 3 through 9,
Star Wars: Menace Revealed,
Star Wars: Vector Vol. 1 – 2,
Teen Titans Spotlight: Cyborg,
Vampire Cheerleaders Vol. 1,
Very Near Mint Vol. 1

Manga + Anime Club

Join us April 16th, 2011 from Noon to 1:30pm for Manga + Anime Club! Open to students in grades 6th through 12th! Do you want to see more Anime Marathons at the library? Want to suggest some books for the library to get? Just want to hang out and watch Anime? It’s all that and more! Register at the Front Desk or call us at (708) 481-5333!
Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2011 Challenge

Have you started reading for our challenge yet? Every 5 books enters you into a raffle for the chance to get a copy of a graphic novel of your choice!! For more information, check out the blog post ( )!

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