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Winter Newsletter 2023 Middle Grade Graphic Novels

Enlighten Me Written by Minh Lê, Illustrated by Chan Chau

Enlighten Me is a story about one kid’s experience with discrimination and bullying as well as a concise encapsulation of some of the central stories of the Buddha. Writer Minh Lê vividly captures the internal monologue of a boy struggling with some deep existential woes, and artist Chan Chau illustrates Bình’s development through excellent and expressive framing. This book is perfect for a kid who is curious about mindfulness, meditation, and the basics of Buddhism. 

—Isaac

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Enlighten Me (A Graphic Novel) By Minh Lê, Chan Chau (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Chan Chau (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780759555488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Ink - September 19th, 2023

Atana and the Firebird by Vivian Zhou

Atana has never left her island, as the world isn’t safe for merfolk like her. But after Ren, a firebird, flies over her home, the two embark on a journey to explore Earth together. Arriving on another island ruled by a powerful Witch Queen, Atana and Ren uncover more about their pasts and fight to keep each other safe. As the first part of duology, this graphic novel is terrific for fans of Studio Ghibli movies and Avatar: The Last Airbender

—Andrea

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Atana and the Firebird By Vivian Zhou, Vivian Zhou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vivian Zhou, Vivian Zhou (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063075917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperAlley - November 7th, 2023

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