The artist and musician Geneviève Castrée’s last work―an expression of love, meant to last longer than words. Castrée passed away in 2016 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
by Cece Bell; David Lasky (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2014-09-02
In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerful—and very awkward—hearing aid.
The Truth about Stacey
by Ann M. Martin; Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2015-07-28
Poor Stacey. She just moved to a new town, is still coming to terms with her diabetes, and is facing baby-sitting problems left and right. Fortunately, Stacey has three new friends -- Kristy, Claudia, and Mary Anne. Together they're the BSC -- and they will deal with whatever's thrown their way... even if it's a rival baby-sitting club!
Blue Bottle Mystery - the Graphic Novel
by Kathy Hoopmann; Rachael Smith (Artist)
Publication Date: 2015-11-21
This graphic novel re-telling of Kathy Hoopmann's best-selling Blue Bottle Mystery brings the much-loved fantasy story to life for a new generation of readers. The hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome (AS). When Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard, little do they know of the surprises about to be unleashed in their lives.
by Dana Walrath
Publication Date: 2016-03-03
“Alice was always beautiful—Armenian immigrant beautiful, with thick, curly black hair, olive skin, and big dark eyes,” writes Dana Walrath. Alice also has Alzheimer’s, and while she can remember all the songs from The Music Man, she can no longer attend to the basics of caring for herself.
The Bride Was a Boy
Publication Date: 2018-05-08
A diary comic with an upbeat, adorable flair that tells the charming tale of Chii, a woman assigned male at birth. Her story starts with her childhood and follows the ups and downs of exploring her sexuality, gender, and transition–as well as falling in love with a man who’s head over heels for her
Lighter Than My Shadow
by Katie Green (Artist); Andrea Colvin (Editor)
Publication Date: 2017-10-03
A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse and recovery., Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness, an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness.
by Iasmin Omar Ata
Publication Date: 2017-10-03
An Arab-American college student struggles to live with epilepsy in this starkly colored and deeply-cutting graphic novel.
by Brian Fies
Publication Date: 2006-03-01
Each year, approximately 1.5 million people in the United States and Canada are diagnosed with cancer. This is one family’s story.
by Paco Roca (Artist)
Publication Date: 2016-08-16
Retired bank manager Emilio, suffering from Alzheimer’s, is taken to an assisted living home by his son. He befriends his roommate Miguel, an overconfident ladies’ man. Together, they employ clever tricks to keep the doctors from noticing Emilio’s ongoing deterioration ― and keep him from being transferred to the dreaded confinement of the top floor of the facility.
by Coleman Nye; Sarula Bao (Artist); Caroline Brewer (Artist); Sherine Hamdy
Publication Date: 2017-01-01
As young girls in Cairo, Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely friendship that crosses class, cultural, and religious divides. Years later, Anna learns that she may carry the hereditary cancer gene responsible for her mother's death. Meanwhile, Layla's family is faced with a difficult decision about kidney transplantation.
by Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2016-09-13
Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea.