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20 West Gate - 986-4679        500 Salter St. - 986-4689

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1360 Pembina Hwy. -            6 Fermor Ave. - 986-5632
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1-1050 Henderson Hwy. -
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Louis Riel                     986-3955
1168 Dakota St. - 986-4576
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100-131 boul. Boulevard -      Library Services Division
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                               CW1297: 2005 06
                                                                       How to Draw Digital Digimon Monsters by Howard Sullivan
                                                                       (J 741.5 SUL)
                                                                       Make up your own stories using your favourite Digimon.

                                                                       Websites of Interest:
                                                                       No Flying, No Tights
                                                                       Graphic Novel reviews for kids and teens and those who work with
                                                                       them including teachers and parents.
A graphic novel is a book length original story in comics form. Some
graphic novels are classified as non-fiction at Winnipeg Public
Library because of their emphasis on visual art. More may be found
by doing a “main words in subject” search on the library catalog
using “graphic novels” and “cartoons and comics”.

Great Graphic Novels for Children 12 and under:
The Adventures of Tintin by Herge (J 741.59 HER)
The classic adventures of Tintin the boy reporter and his dog
Snowy. Herge’s drawings are expressive and clear and his
storytelling masterful.
                                                                       Further Reading:
                                                                       Shonen Jump - Magazine that translates and publishes stories
Amelia Rules! The Whole World’s Crazy by Jimmy Gownley
                                                                       from a number of popular shonen titles.
(J Fiction GOW)
Amelia’s parents have just divorced and her odd friends help her
                                                                       Understanding Comics: the Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
not to think of her problems.
                                                                       (741.5 McCL)
                                                                       One of the best books about comics, how they work and a history
Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka (J Fiction TEZ)
                                                                       of the medium. Also recommended is his follow up volume
A simple story of a robot boy with a heart of gold who wants to
                                                                       Reinventing Comics.
bring peace to the world.

                                                                       Compiled by Jane Bridle, Youth Services Librarian,
Batman Adventures by Kelly Puckett (J 741.5973 PUC)
                                                                       Winnipeg Public Library, January 2005.
Classic Batman as you’ve always known him.

The Courageous Princess by Rod Espinosa (J Fiction ESP)
A smart resourceful princess rescues herself from the dragon and
finds her own way home.                                                                                  -6-
Usagi Yojimbo: Grasscutter by Stan Sakai (J Fiction SAK)                 Simpson Comics Simpsorama by Matt Groening (YA Fiction SIM)
An adaptation of a samurai legend and 16th century Japanese              Simpson fans will enjoy these adventures of their favourite family.
parable told with characters who are all animals.                        And yes, this book is just as funny as the television show.

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame adapted by                    Leave It To Chance: Shaman’s Rain
Michel Plessix (J 741.5973 PLE)                                          by James Robinson (YA Fiction ROB)
A delightful 4 part visual interpretation of the Grahame classic         Chance Falconer is a 14-year-old only child
which will lead those not familiar with the original novel to read it.   born into a family of sorcerers that has
                                                                         protected the city of Devil's Echo for
Great Graphic Novels For Young Adults:                                   centuries. Chance can't wait to start
Archie American Series: Best of the Fifties (YA Fiction GOL )            training in the family business.
Reprints of the classic comic featuring a non-superhero high school
student and his chums.                                                   Marvels by Kurt Busiek (YA Fiction BUS)
                                                                         Features many of Marvel Comics favourite
Astro City: The Tarnished Angel by Kurt Busiek (YA Fiction BUS)          superstars including Captain America and
Combines the elements of a detective story and superhero comic.          Human Torch.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller (YA Fiction              Maus II: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman (940.5318
MIL) After 10 years of retirement Batman returns to action.              SPIEGELMAN) A harrowing tale of a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s
                                                                         Holocaust and a masterpiece in comic book history. It was awarded
Bone: Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith (YA Fiction SMI)                  the Pulitzer Prize in 1992.
The three Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone
are chased out of Boneville and end up in the forested valley full of    Meridian by Barabara Kesel (YA Fiction KES)
wonderful terrifying creatures.                                          Fantasy-adventure saga of young girl who possesses strange powers
                                                                         and uses them to save her peaceful island from her evil uncle.
                  The Books of Magic by Neil Gaiman
                  (YA Fiction GAI) Long before Harry Potter,             Miyasaki’s Spirited Away by Yuji Oniki (YA Fiction ONI)
                  Neil Gaiman spun this tale of a young British          Adaptation of the Academy Award winning film about a little girl
                  boy and his pet owl and his quest to become            who must free her parents from a strange world.
                  the greatest magician of the age.
                                                                         Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi (YA 955.05409 SAT)
Castle Waiting by Linda Medley (YA Fiction MED)                          Satrapi's autobiography is a timely story of a young girl's life
When Lady Jain’s fairy tale life turns out not-so-happily ever after,    under the Islamic Revolution. Watch also for the sequel
she leaves it to search for Castle Waiting.                              Persepolis 2.
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Ranma ½ by Rumiko Takhashi (YA Fiction TAK)                            Gon by Masashi Tanaka (J Fiction TAN)
The main character turns into a girl every time he gets wet. This      Introducing the smallest yet wildest dinosaur of them all.
popular manga series combines the action and adventure of a video
game with humour.                                                      Herobear and the Kid by Mike Kunkel (J Fiction KUN)
                                                                       The award winning story of a young boy named Tyler and his magical
Ruse by Mark Waid (YA Fiction WAI)                                     stuffed bear that comes to life - as Herobear!
A Victorian-style mystery series about a brilliant detective and his
talented team of associates.                                           The Hobbit: An Illustrated Edition of the Fantasy Classic
                                                                       Illustrated by David Wenzel (J Fiction TOL) Beautifully illustrated
Star Wars: Darth Maul by Ron Marz (YA Fiction MAR)                     adaptation of Tolkien’s classic. Great for reluctant readers.
Few words, lots of action and great art work.
                                                                       The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S Lewis; abridged
Ultimate Spider-man by Brian Michael Bendis (YA Fiction BEN)           and illustrated by Robin Lawrie (J Fiction LEW)
The best book about Spidey ever!                                       The classic story of the fight between good and evil is brought
                                                                       vividly to life through glowing full page colour illustrations.
Young Justice: a League of their Own by Peter David
(YA Fiction DAV) Focuses on these teen superheroes – Robin,            Little Lit Folklore and Fairytale Funnies by Art Spiegelman
Superboy, Wondergirl and friends as they attack evil with a full       (J 741.5973 LIT)
arsenal of super-powers, wedgies and noogies!                          Retellings of famous and little known fairy tales by some of the
                                                                       best graphic artists.
Creating Comics and Graphic Novels:
Anime Mania: How to Draw Characters for Japanese Animation             Magic Pickle by Scott Morse (J Fiction MOR)
by Christopher Hart (J 745.80952 HAR) A must have for anyone           What would you do if the world’s greatest superhero lived under
interested in this increasingly popular animation genre.               your floorboards? What would you do if said superhero was a pickle?

Draw 50 Famous Cartoons by Lee J.Ames (J 741.5 AME)                    Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book Stories as adapted by P. Craig
Here is a step by step way for aspiring cartoonists to draw their      Russell (J Fiction RUS)
favourite cartoon characters.                                          A rich and complex adaptation of the last three Jungle Book
                                                                       stories featuring Mowgli, the Indian boy raised by wolves.
Flipbook Animation and Other Ways to Make Cartoons Move
by Patrick Jenkins (J 741.58 JEN)                                      Superman: Adventures of The Man of Steel by Scott McCloud
A fun how-to book for anyone who has ever wondered how animated        and Paul Dini (J Fiction McCL)
cartoons really work.                                                  A kid-friendly introduction to The Man of Steel.

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