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Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs
Lincoln Peirce - 2016
But it won’t be easy. Their opponents mock them. The local sports section misprints Nate’s name—THREE TIMES. And now, on the day of the big game, illness and injuries have the team facing a crushing defeat . . . unless the unlikeliest Cream Puff of all can come in from the bullpen and save the day. With a softhearted pitcher who channels his inner panda, a vengeful girlfriend who swings for the fences, and a healthy dose of Nate Wright mojo, the Cream Puffs just might have what it takes to stage an epic comeback. So grab a glove, smear on some eyeblack, and get in the game. You don’t want to miss a single moment of Revenge of the Cream Puffs!
Teen Titans Go! (2013-) Vol. 2: Welcome to the Pizza Dome
Sholly Fisch - 2016
2: WELCOME TO THE PIZZA DOME, from writers SHOLLY FISCH (THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD), MERRILL HAGAN (THE ASTONISHING SPIDER-MAN), AMY WOLFRAM (TV'S TEEN TITANS GO!) and artists BEN BATES (SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED: A CRISIS OF IMAGINATION), LEA HERNANDEZ (KILLER PRINCESSES) and more!
Michael Jordan: Bull On Parade
Wilfred Santiago - 2014
At the age of 19, Jordan scored the winning jump shot in the final seconds of the 1982 NCAA Championship, earning him the moniker Air. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984, a team with a decade of failure. By 1991, Jordan led the Bulls to their first NBA championship, besting Magic Johnson and the L.A. Lakers. In 1992, Michael Jordan joined the Dream Team, an assembly of 12 legendary NBA players who steamrolled everyone at the Barcelona Olympics and brought the gold back home. Despite taking a season off to try his hand at professional baseball, Jordan still led the Bulls to three consecutive NBA Championships. However, his life is not without controversies or calamities, and no amount of success or money can shield him from it. But everyone wanted to be like Mike, and Santiago comes closer than anyone to putting you on the parquet floor of the Chicago's United Center in your very own pair of Air Jordans.
Nunzio DeFilippis - 2012
But Dashiell Brody isn't like most girls. A natural at softball, Dashiell discovers her new school has a championship level baseball team - and Dashiell wants to play ball One girl's quest to play the national pastime with the boys will turn her family, her school, and her state upside down
The Amazing World of Gumball Vol. 1: Fairy Tale Trouble
Megan Brennan - 2015
"What's to Love: The mixed-media look of The Amazing World of Gumball lends itself perfectly to comics, but now, we get to tell a full-length story, much like what it'd be like if you were watching a super-sized episode of the animated series! What It Is: It's a beautiful day for a Renaissance Faire, and the Watterson family is having a blast taking in ye olde fun and games...until a magician's illusion turns into a real spell, and all of Elmore is cast into a fairy-tale world of quests, danger, and magical adventures! Can Wizard Darwin, Knight Anais, and Jester Gumball save Richard from his everlasting, turkey-leg-induced sleep, or will the citizens of Elmore remain trapped in the Middle Ages forever?"
Bully Wars, Vol. 1
Skottie Young - 2019
He's forced to make a shaky pact with his favorite geeks, Spencer and his twin sibling besties, Edith and Ernie, as he must survive the Hunger Games-like contest simply known as the BULLY WARS where the winner will rule the school!Collects BULLY WARS #1-5
Disney Descendants: Wicked World Cinestory Comic, Volume 1
Alberto Garrido - 2016
There's no shortage of magic, mystery, and mischief at Auradon Prep. Princess Audrey, daughter of Princess Aurora, opts for a new hairdo...or don't? Mal conjures some unforeseen trouble while cheering at Spirit Day. Jordan, The Genie's daughter, gets some unexpected company at her magic lamp, and more! Fans of the hit Disney Channel original movie Disney Descendants will love the graphic novel adaptation of the Wicked World Wish Granted shorts from Joe Books.
Sherlock Holmes and a Scandal in Bohemia
Murray Shaw - 2011
Watson are asked to help the King of Bohemia find a very important photograph. It won''t be easy. The King's former love, Irene Adler, has hidden the photograph. Holmes must don a clever disguise, stage a brawl, and even fake a house fire to find the mysterious image! But has Holmes underestimated Irene Adler?"(back cover)
Josh Trujillo - 2018
Through a season of highs, lows, and blows to the face, Tomás might finally find a place where he truly belongs, and the person inside himself he didn't know he could be. From writer Josh Trujillo (Adventure Time: Brain Robbers) and artist Cara McGee (Over the Garden Wall), comes a comic that packs a punch and a whole lot of heart!
One Dream for Three
Jérôme Hamon - 2017
Violette passes the first audition with flying colors, but Emma doesn't, and their world comes crashing down. But there may be more than one way to dance through life… This is the revelation at the heart of the first volume of this lively and graceful narrative.
Valentine - Volume 1
Vanyda - 2010
Her daily life is filled with all the upheavals and self-questioning of adolescence. Self-conscious, she tries to assert herself within a group in which she is "the shy one". She spends most of her time with her girlfriends, at school or at parties on the weekend. She also tries desperately to get the attention of Felix, the boy she's in love with – and who has no idea she exists. To make things worse, he's in the "rival" class to her own... Little by little, this young woman learns to express herself and find her place in the cruel and treacherous world of adolescence, from MP3 players and Japanese mangas, to her first parties and her first whiskey and Coke.
Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down
Scott Beatty - 2017
But one vessel has long eluded discovery. When the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral reveals itself from its sandy grave, untouched after decades buried, renowned scavenger Rey leads the race to claim whatever supplies might remain within. Perils abound as Rey descends inside the "Ghost Ship" and learns just what (and WHO) caused the Spectral to crash headlong onto Jakku!
The Awkward Yeti
Nick Seluk - 2012
Its large text and bold illustrations make it perfect for very young children learning to read and just beginning to make friends. The Awkward Yeti explores behavior that both kids and adults can relate to, making it great for parents too. It's a very quick read that you can enjoy with your kids over and over again!