A vivid first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights meditates in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.
An accessible two-color graphic book presents an account of how the co-founders of Honest Tea built their mission-driven business and shares entrepreneurial insights and advice about the importance of perseverance and creative problem-solving.
Jeffrey Brown's autobiographical work explores three generation: himself, his minister father, and his preschooler son Oscar. His memories pass through the quiet suburbs and colorful cities of the midwest and assemble a kaleidoscopic answer to the big questions of life and death, family and faith, and searching for something beyond oneself.
The cartoonist creator of the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel Footnotes in Gaza presents a journalistic collection on the sidelines of wars around the world that includes articles on the American military in Iraq that have never been published in the United States, illuminating such subjects as the Caucasus widow trials, the dilemmas of India's "untouchables" and the smuggling tunnels of Gaza.
A boy named Danny moves to an exotic country and his infatuation with an unfamiliar culture quickly shifts to disillusionment. A sense of "being different" grows to alienation, until he angrily blames this once-enchanting land for his feelings of isolation.
Tove Jansson's beloved comic strip is published for the first time in North America in the first installment of a multi-volume series, chronicling the magical world of her creations, the Moomins.
The cartoonist author of The Cardboard Valise presents a visual exploration of the many ways property reflects influences and cultural values. The subjects of these strips include window-ledge pillows for people-watchers, artificial tree forests for allergy sufferers and high-visibility construction vests for lonely individuals.
The award-winning creator of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth presents an intricately illustrated, sprawling tale about the residents in a three-story Chicago apartment building, including a lonely single woman, a couple who are growing to despise each other and an elderly landlady.
In a world where France rules over Great Britain during the nineteenth century, detectives LeBrock, a badger, and Ratzi, a rat, investigate the murder of a British diplomat, which may be connected to corruption within the French government.