New at Peter White Public Library
Not just for kids anymore, the graphic novel is an exciting format that brings new stories to life and adds another dimension to old favorites. The following titles are all available to check out at PWPL. Even if you’ve never read a graphic novel before, why not try something new for a fresh perspective?
“The Times I Knew I Was Gay” – Eleanor Crewes
A funny, honest, and heartwarming tale of one woman’s journey in discovering herself and her sexuality. As Crewes says of her youth; “People might think that everyone starts out in a closet until they’re ready to ‘come out’… But what’s funny for me is that I didn’t even know that there was a closet- or that I was very much stuck inside it.” An engaging and fun read for anyone who has ever gone on a journey of self-discovery.
“Slaughterhouse-Five: The Graphic Novel” – Kurt Vonnegut with Ryan North and Albert Monteys
All the spirit of the original, wrapped in a stylish new package. Writer Ryan North and illustrator Albert Monteys bring Vonnegut’s classic to life, adapting and illustrating the tale for modern readers. Whether you’ve been meaning to read Slaughterhouse-Five for a while and never got to it, or just want a new perspective on an old favorite – this edition is worth checking out!
“Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened” – Allie Brosh
Hyperbole and a Half is a print adaptation of Allie Brosh’s webcomic of the same name, with new stories and narrative added. Incredibly funny, Brosh’s descriptions of childhood (and adulthood) antics will have you rolling in the proverbial isles. From a cake-obsessed toddler to a worryingly simple dog, Brosh’s colorful drawings, characters, and stories will capture your heart… and your funny bone!