Winlock Timberland Library
Summer 2015

Books that Jamie and Althea talked about included...

Amara, Philip     
So, you want to be a comic book artist? the ultimate guide on how to break into comics!
Presents a step-by-step guide to creating, publishing and marketing comic books, including developing compelling characters, approaching publishers, and adapting storylines for video games and movies.


Barakiva, Michael     
One man guy
"When Alek's high-achieving, Armenian-American parents send him to summer school, he thinks his summer is ruined. But then he meets Ethan, who opens his world in a series of truly unexpected ways"--|cProvided by publisher.


Barton, Chris     
Can I see your I.D.? : true stories of false identities
Stories of ten impostors-- many of them teenagers-- push questions of identity, deception, and gullibility to the extreme.


Bascomb, Neal     
The Nazi hunters : how a team of spies and survivors captured the world's most notorious Nazi
Recounts how, fifteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.


Bell, Cece     
El deafo
The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."


Bowers, Rick     
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan : the true story of how the iconic superhero battled the men of hate
This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan.


Cliff, Tony     
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish lieutenant
"Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the countryside. For Delilah, one adventure leads to th


D'Errico, Camilla     
Pop manga : how to draw the coolest, cutest characters, animals, mascots, and more
Provides instruction on drawing manga characters, including the human head and body, action poses, and animals.


Evans, Richard Paul     
Michael Vey : the prisoner of cell 25 [sound recording]
Michael Vey, a fourteen-year-old with Tourette's syndrome who possesses special electric powers, discovers that a cheerleader named Taylor also has special powers. With the help of Michael's friend, Ostin, the three of them set out to discover how Michael and Taylor ended up this way, but their investigation brings them to the attention of a powerful group who wants to control the electric children.


Ferraiolo, Jack D     
Sidekicks
Scott Hutchinson has an alternate identity as Bright Boy, the sidekick of Phantom Justice, but with the help of his rival sidekick, Monkeywrench, Scott begins to question whether Phantom Justice is really a hero, which leads to a dangerous confrontation.


Fitzpatrick, Becca     
Hush, hush [sound recording]
High school sophomore Nora has always been very cautious in her relationships, but when Patch, who has a dark side she can sense, enrolls at her school, she is mysteriously and strongly drawn to him, despite warnings from her best friend, the school counselor, and her own instincts.


Fraction, Matt     
Hawkeye. Vol. 01, My life as a weapon


Galbraith, Patrick W     
The moe manifesto : an insider's look at the worlds of manga, anime, and gaming
Devoted fans of Japanese anime, manga, and video games give us the term moé to refer to the sense of emotional attachment that they develop for their favorite characters. Characters like Suzumiya Haruhi have cult followings, and fans of Hatsune Miku, a "virtual idol", have made her one of the biggest stars in Japan today. Moé is one of the driving forces behind the success of Japanese anime and manga throughout the world.


Hale, Nathan     
One dead spy : the life, times, and last words of Nathan Hale, America's most famous spy
Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said 'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.


Hosoda, Mamoru     
Wolf children Ame & Yuki
"When Hana falls in love with a young interloper she encounters in her college class, the last thing she expects to learn is that he is part wolf. Instead of rejecting her lover upon learning his secret, she accepts him with open arms. Soon, the couple is expecting their first child, and a cozy picture of family life unfolds. But after what seems like a mere moment of bliss to Hana, the father of her children is tragically taken from her. Life as a single mother is hard in any situation, but whe


Keenan, Sheila     
Dogs of war
Three fictional stories, told in graphic novel format, about soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War who were aided by combat dogs. Based on true stories.


King, Wesley     
The Vindico
When supervillains of the Vindico realize they are getting too old to fight the League of Heroes, they kidnap and begin training five teens, but James, Lana, Hayden, Emily, and Sam will not become the next generation of evil without a fight.


Lee, Frank     
Drawing the heroes in your graphic novel
Provides step-by-step instructions on drawing the main character of a graphic novel or comic, providing examples of heroes, including a caped superhero and good cop.


Levinson, Cynthia     
We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Discusses the events of the 4,000 African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963.


Maslon, Luarence     
Superheroes! : capes, cowls, and the creation of comic book culture
Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled between two covers.


McLachlan, Brian     
Draw out the story : ten secrets to creating your own comics
Offers advice for effective storytelling in comic book format, covering such topics as color, placement, pacing, visually representing ideas, and other techniques for short gag strips as well as graphic novels and other more involved storylines.


Ottaviani, Jim     
Primates : the fearless science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
"This is the true story of three scientists who risked their lives for research that forever changed the way we think of primates- including ourselves"--Dust jacket flap.


Pauley, Kimberly     
Cat Girl's day off
High schooler Natalie Ng has always kept secret her talent for talking with cats, but when she learns--from a cat--that a celebrity has been replace by an imposter, she and her friends investigate, becoming movie extras to get the scoop.


Pyle, Kevin C     
Bad for you : exposing the war on fun!
Bad For You presents facts, figures and more to debunk myths about things throughout history, such as comic books, video games, and texting, that have been deemed to cause bad behavior and psychological damage in children.


Wein, Elizabeth     
Code name Verity
In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.


Yang, Gene Luen     
The shadow hero
In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity: the Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.


Yoda, Hiroko     
Ninja attack! : true tales of assassins, samurai, and outlaws
"Ninja Attack! introduces dozens of unforgettable real-life ninja straight out of the annals of Japanese history--many of whom are all but unknown outside their home country. Ninja masters. Solo assassins and operatives. Femme fatales as deadly as they were sexy. Swordfighters out of legend. And the Shogun and warlords who commanded them. Each individual is profiled with a full-page manga-style drawing and a dossier brimming with top-secret information, including photos, anecdotes, and dramatic


  June 2015