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Graphic Novel of the Month

 March: Book One

March, Book One 

Before he became a respected Congressman, John Lewis was clubbed, gassed, arrested over 40 times, and nearly killed by angry mobs and state police, all while nonviolently protesting racial discrimination. He marched side-by-side with Martin Luther King as the youngest leader of the Civil Rights Movement that would change a nation forever.
Now, experience John Lewis' incredible story first-hand, brought to life in a stunning graphic novel trilogy. With co-writer Andrew Aydin and Eisner Award-winning artist Nate Powell, John Lewis' MARCH tells the story of how a poor sharecropper's son helped transform America, from a segregated schoolhouse to the 1963 March on Washington and beyond.
BOOK ONE spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Dr. King, the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.
 
 

Shortlist 2012

"I am very pleased to be part of an award that encourages reading and especially encourages reading of graphic novels. I’d like to thank Paul Register and all of the organisers, and urge them to take this award and conquer the globe. I’d love to see this award and this program spread to every school in the world".

Tom Taylor (writer of Star Wars: Blood Ties)

 

(Click on the book covers for more information) 

     star wars blood ties    chimichanga    green lantern    
    1st Place   2nd Place   3rd Place    
    STAR WARS: BLOOD TIES   CHIMICHANGA   GREEN LANTERN: SECRET ORIGIN    
    by Tom Taylor and Chris Scalf (Dark Horse)   by Eric Powell (Dark Horse)   by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis (DC)    
                 
       

Winner of the JABBICA (Judge A Book By Its Cover Award - Voted for by Librarians)

       
 marineman    FF    sita    gate 7   wuthering heights
MARINEMAN: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEPTH   FF (Volume 1)   SITA: DAUGHTER OF THE EARTH   GATE 7  

WUTHERING HEIGHTS (Quick Text version)

by Ian Churchill (Image)   by Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting and Barry Kitson (Marvel)   by Saraswati Nagpal and Manikandan (Campfire)   by CLAMP (Dark Horse)   by Emily Bronte, Sean M. Wilson and John M. Burns (Classical Comics)