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New Graphic Novels in the Kids Zone!



The leak / written by Kate Reed Petty ; art by Andrea Bell.

In this compelling middle-grade graphic novel The Leak, Ruth, a young journalist, is determined to uncover a secret that threatens her town.

Ruth Keller is brash and precocious; she argues with her dentist, her parents, and her teachers. So, when she discovers a strange black slime in the man-made lake of her suburban neighborhood, she decides to investigate. Fortified by the encouragement of those around her, Ruth seeks the truth at all costs, even if it means taking on the rich local country club owner, who she believes is responsible for the pollution.

Between the teasing of former friends, and a sudden viral spotlight, Ruth discovers how difficult it is for a journalist to take a stand for what's right in the face of critique and controversy. From writer Kate Reed Petty and illustrator Andrea Bell, comes a story about corruption, pollution, and freedom of the press, and the young journalist at the center of it all.


Artemis Fowl, the arctic incident : the graphic novel / adapted by Michael Moreci ; art by Stephen Gilpin.

The second book in the internationally best-selling Artemis Fowl series by New York Times best-selling author, Eoin Colfer, is available as a full-color graphic novel with all-new text and artwork.

The world's youngest, brightest, and most dangerous criminal mastermind is back.

Artemis Fowl receives an urgent e-mail from Russia. In it is a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya: his father.

As Artemis rushes to his dad's rescue, he is stopped by a familiar nemesis: Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police. Now, instead of battling the fairies, Artemis must join them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves.

This all-new adaptation with exciting and cinematic full-color artwork will engage fans both old and new and leave them eagerly awaiting the next installment.

Artemis Fowl, a major motion picture from Walt Disney Studios, is now streaming on Disney+!


Allergic / Megan Wagner Lloyd and Michelle Mee Nutter.

A coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl with severe allergies who just wants to find the perfect pet!

At home, Maggie is the odd one out. Her parents are preoccupied with the new baby they're expecting, and her younger brothers are twins and always in their own world. Maggie thinks a new puppy is the answer, but when she goes to select one on her birthday, she breaks out in hives and rashes. She's severely allergic to anything with fur!

Can Maggie outsmart her allergies and find the perfect pet? With illustrations by Michelle Mee Nutter, Megan Wagner Lloyd draws on her own experiences with allergies to tell a heartfelt story of family, friendship, and finding a place to belong.


Geronimo Stilton reporter. #7, Going down to Chinatown / text by Geronimo Stilton ; script by Dario Sicchio ; art by Alessandro Muscillo ; color by Christian Aliprandi ; lettering, original lettering by Maria Letizia Mirabella.

When a 40 year old letter arrives at Geronimo's house containing only a piece of a treasure map and a mysterious clue, Geronimo and his friends set off to track down the recipient the envelope was intended for all those years ago--even if that means going halfway around the world! It's a globetrotting adventure for the generations!


Power up / written by Sam Nisson ; illustrated by Darnell Johnson.

This inventive graphic novel that unfolds online and IRL takes readers from the halls of middle school, to epic robot video game battles, and back again.

Miles and Rhys know each other only as Gryphon and Backslash, and in the video game Mecha Melee they're an unstoppable team. They're the best friends they've got, online or in the real world, and they don't even realize they go to the same middle school.

But real-life wrongdoing blasts their duo into a crater the size of Arcticon. With life online and off a complete mess and BattleCon--and the Every Game Ever tournament--just weeks away, can the boys play their way back to each other?

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