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A Bubble by
Call Number: PZ 7.1 .C458 Bu 2018
Publication Date: 2018-06-26
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.
Call Number: RC 523 .W355 2016
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.
Blue Bottle Mystery - the Graphic Novel by
Call Number: PZ 7.7 .H664 Blu 2016
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.
El Deafo by
Call Number: HV 2534 .B44 A3 2014
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.
Call Number: PZ 7.7 .T45 Gh 2016
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.
Lighter Than My Shadow by
Call Number: RC 552 .E18 G737 2017
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.
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.
Call Number: PN 6727 .H27 L57 2017
Publication Date: 2017-10-03
An Arab-American college student struggles to live with epilepsy in this starkly colored and deeply-cutting graphic novel.
Mom's Cancer by
Call Number: PN 6727. F53 M65 2006
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.
The Bride Was a Boy by
Call Number: HQ 77.8 .C55 A3 2018
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
The Truth about Stacey by
Call Number: PZ 7.7 .T45 Tr 2015
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!
Call Number: PN 6777 .R59 A7713 2016
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.