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Operatic by Kyo Maclear: Red Maple 2020 Nominee!

Operatic by Kyo Maclear Book Cover"Mr. K believes that everyone has a song.  He says that somewhere in the universe, there is the perfect tune for you". Charlie and her friends in 8C marvel at different genres of music as Mr. K sings and plays punk, emo, pop and opera tunes.  The assignment: each student needs to find a song for this moment in their lives, their final months in elementary school. Operatic, Kyo Maclear's first graphic novel, celebrates an inspiring music teacher, friendship and learning to growing into who you want to be. Maclear slips in some amazing music trivia - opera diva Maria Callas borrowed records from the public library!  Bryon Eggenschwiler's dramatic illustrations bring to life the feelings of characters past and present. What song feels like home to you?

Pashmina

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Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind?

Graphic Novels with Local Roots

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Did you know that London and surrounding area is chock-full of graphic novelists?