Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Abrams ComicArts - Held up as an essential work in feminist, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500, and fantasy genres, science-fiction, 000 copies of Kindred in print. As she time-travels between worlds, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana’s own ancestors, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, and the many people who are enslaved by him.

Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. Instant #1 new york times bestsellerwinner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium Octavia E. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler’s mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century.

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation - Butler’s most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre–Civil War South. Abrams ComicArts. More than 35 years after its release, kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day.

. Frightening, kindred offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, compelling, and richly imagined, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers.


Beacon Press - Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Great product! Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, more arduous, long before it has a chance to begin.

. The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South.

Because I Wanted to Write You a Pop Song: Stories

Split Lip Press - They pine for lost loves and pop music romances, Hollywood heartthrobs, and sunnier towns. They flee from failed relationships and looming violence, adulthood and other deaths. Great product! The characters in this collection of 21 short fictions hum with restlessness. Written with dark humor and incisive, voice-driven prose, Kara Vernor's stories will stick in your head like a song.

Media & Culture: Mass Communication in a Digital Age

Bedford/St. Martin's - The new edition explores the effects of the digital turn with new and informative part openers that dig into our media consumption habits, a brand-new chapter on digital gaming that goes deeper and further than other media books, and an integrated VideoCentral program throughout the book that converges the print text with the Web.

Great product! Using its signature critical process and cultural perspective, Media & Culture shows how digital media really work—and how students can become informed media consumers and critics. Mass media have taken the digital turn: they have made the transition from the analog past into our digital future.

Media & Culture: Mass Communication in a Digital Age - Today's communication students need a book that keeps pace with those changes—and with their own experiences as media consumers. While students may be familiar with the latest technology, Media & Culture can help enhance their understanding of how we arrived at this point, and where we're headed.

Through the Woods

Margaret K. McElderry Books - Great product! Already revered for her work online, award-winning comic creator Emily Carroll’s stunning visual style and impeccable pacing is on grand display in this entrancing anthology, her print debut. Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red, ” in print for the first time.

Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. Margaret K McElderry Books. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to “Our Neighbor’s House”—though coming back might be a problem.

Through the Woods - Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in “A Lady’s Hands Are Cold. You might try to figure out what is haunting “my Friend Janna, ” or discover that your brother’s fiancée may not be what she seems in “The Nesting Place. And of course you must revisit the horror of “His Face All Red, ” the breakout webcomic hit that has been gorgeously translated to the printed page.

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Grove Press - In a bravely frank narrative of truly coming undone. Winterson's life with her adoptive parents was often appalling, but it made her the writer she is. The new york times"winterson is one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time—searingly honest yet effortlessly lithe as she slides between forms, exuberant and unerring, demanding emotional and intellectual expansion of herself and of us.

. In why be happy,, Winterson's emotional life is laid bare. Singular and electric. It hums with a dark refulgence from its first pages. It is also a book about other people’s literature, one that shows how fiction and poetry can form a string of guiding lights, a life raft that supports us when we are sinking.

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? - Witty, home, acute, and celebratory, why be happy When You Could Be Normal? is a tough-minded search for belonging—for love, fierce, identity, and a mother. For someone in love with disguises, Winterson's openness is all the more moving; there's nothing left to hide, and nothing left to hide behind. Ellejeanette winterson’s bold and revelatory novels have earned her widespread acclaim, establishing her as a major figure in world literature.


Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1

Marvel - Margaret K McElderry Books. If wakanda is to survive, it must adapt--but can its monarch, one in a long line of Black Panthers, survive the necessary change? Heavy lies the head that wears the cowl!COLLECTING: Black Panther 1-4, Fantastic Four 1961 52 Great product!. A new era begins for the black panther! macarthur genius and national book award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before.

Grove Press. When a superhuman terrorist group that calls itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil. Black panther a nation Under Our Feet Book 1.

I Am Alfonso Jones

Tu Books - Meanwhile, alfonso's family and friends struggle with their grief and seek justice for Alfonso in the streets. Grove Press. Great product! Named to the 2018 top ten great graphic novels for teens list Young Adult Library Services Association and the New York Public Library's list of Best Books for Teens. Alfonso jones can't wait to play the role of Hamlet in his school's hip-hop rendition of the classic Shakespearean play.

Margaret K McElderry Books. He also wants to let his best friend, Danetta, know how he really feels about her. But as he is buying his first suit, an off-duty police officer mistakes a clothes hanger for a gun, and he shoots Alfonso. When alfonso wakes up in the afterlife, he's on a ghost train guided by well-known victims of police shootings, who teach him what he needs to know about this subterranean spiritual world.

I Am Alfonso Jones - As they confront their new realities, both Alfonso and those he loves realize the work that lies ahead in the fight for justice. In the first graphic novel for young readers to focus on police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement, as in Hamlet, the dead shall speak--and the living yield even more surprises.

Featuring a foreword by bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of Just Mercy. Black panther a nation Under Our Feet Book 1.

One! Hundred! Demons!

Drawn and Quarterly - Margaret K McElderry Books. Drawn quarterly. You’ll wonder how anything can be so sad and so funny at the same time. Lev grossman, timeinspired by a sixteenth-century Zen monk’s painting of a hundred demons chasing each other across a long scroll, acclaimed cartoonist Lynda Barry confronts various demons from her life in seventeen full-color vignettes.

In the book’s intro, barry throws the idea of truth out of the window by asking the reader to decide if fiction can have truth and if autobiography can have a fiction, however, a hybrid that Barry coins “autobiofictionalography. As readers get to know barry’s demons, true or untrue, they realize that the actual truth no longer matters because the universality of Barry’s comics, reigns supreme.

One! Hundred! Demons! - Black panther a nation Under Our Feet Book 1. In barry’s hand, form you, demons are the life moments that haunt you, and stay with you: your worst boyfriend; kickball games on a warm summer night; watching your baby brother dance; the smell of various houses in the neighborhood you grew up in; or the day you realize your childhood is long behind you and you are officially a teenager.

As a cartoonist, lynda barry has the innate ability to zero in on the essence of truth, a magical quality that has made her book One! Hundred! Demons! an enduring classic of the early twenty-first century. Great product! Grove Press.

Black Panther: World of Wakanda

Marvel - Black panther a nation Under Our Feet Book 1. Their first assignment will be to protect Queen Shuri. Black panther thinks he knows who zenzi is and how she got her powers - but he only knows part of the story! COLLECTING: BLACK PANTHER: WORLD OF WAKANDA 1-6 Great product! Plus, explore the true origins of the People's mysterious leader, Zenzi.

Grove Press. But what happens when your nation needs your hearts and minds, former king T'Challa lies with bedfellows so dark, but you already gave them to each other? Meanwhile, disgrace is inevitable. The world building of wakanda continues in a love story where tenderness is matched only by brutality! You know them now as the Midnight Angels, but in this story they are just Ayo and Aneka, young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task force trained to protect the crown of Wakanda at all costs.

Black Panther: World of Wakanda - Drawn quarterly. Margaret K McElderry Books.

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Fantagraphics Books - Black panther a nation Under Our Feet Book 1. Fantagraphics Books. Great product! Drawn quarterly. Karen reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, a holocaust survivor, Anka Silverberg, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography.

Margaret K McElderry Books. When karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the past, the political, and the present converge. Grove Press.