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Recommended Titles for Kids (Age 6+)
Feathers

Feathers
Written by:
Jorge Corona
Illustrated by:
 Jorge Corona
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Format: Hardcover, 160 pages, Full Color, $24.99
ISBN: 978-1-60886-753-0
Release Date: December 2, 2015 

Born covered in black feathers, abandoned as a baby in the slums of the Maze, Poe has lived his entire 11-year-old life hidden away under the protection of his adoptive father, Gabriel. He spends his days secretly helping the Mice, bands of orphans who roam the slums, but there is a whisper of an altogether more sinister figure in the shadows, making street children disappear. When Bianca, an over-protected girl from the wealthy City beyond the Wall, escapes into the Maze in search of adventure, their worlds collide. 

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Alabaster Shadows

Alabaster Shadows
Written by: 
Matt Gardner
Illustrated by:
Rashad Doucet
Publisher: Oni Press
Format: Hardcover, 6 x 9, 184 pages, Full Color, $12.99
ISBN: 978-1-62010-264-0
Release Date: December 9, 2015

Carter Normandy knows there's something weird about the neighborhood he and his family move into. Maybe it's the physics-defying leak in the basement, or the way all the adults seem to look down on kids like they're scum. With the help of his new friends, Carter discovers a whole other world alongside his seemingly normal community-a world filled with terrifying monsters. A world the adults of the community already know all about. Now it's up to Carter and his friends to keep these monsters from crossing over into our world, or face the dire consequences!

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Kung Fu Panda Vol. 1

Kung Fu Panda Volume 1
Written  by:
 Simon Furman
Illustrated by: Iwan Nazif
Publisher: Titan Books
Format: Softcover, 6 x 9, 64 pages, Full Color, $6.99
ISBN: 978-1-78276-268-3
Release Date: December 16, 2015

Po can't get out of bed at the best of times, but things get really weird when a strange sleeping sickness affects the Valley of Peace. The whole town is out of action except for Po, the Furious Five and Shifu whose training helps them resist the sensations. With their fighting edge blunted, can the group battle against the enemy behind all of this?


Crystal Cadets

Crystal Cadets
Written by:
Anne Toole
Illustrated by:
 Katie O'Neill, Paulina Ganucheau
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Format: Softcover, 128 pages, Full Color, $12.99
ISBN: 978-1-63140-462-7
Release Date: December 23, 2015 

Cadets Go! Join this team of darkness-fighting, world-saving, power-packed teen girls from all over the world on their first adventure! When an unusual crystal grants Zoe mysterious powers of light she becomes the Diamond Cadet, but she's not the only one! Suddenly she's meeting new friends with their own powers! It's all fun at first, but every light casts a shadow... and this group of action-hero girls will have to confront a growing threat-The Darkness.

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Steven Universe: Too Cool for School

Steven Universe: Too Cool for School
Written by: Ian Jones, Jeremy Sorese
Illustrated by:
 Coleman Engle
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Format: Softcover, 160 pages, Full Color, $14.99 
ISBN: 978-1-60886-771-4
Release Date: January 27, 2016 

Schoolboy Steven, activate! Steven finds himself enrolled in Connie's school after a show-and-tell lesson goes awry...and things just get crazier from there! Steven is having a hard time fitting in with normal school and Connie just wants to graduate with good grades and a clean record, but when gem and homework collide, who knows what will happen.


Batman's Dark Secret

Batman's Dark Secret
Written by:
Kelly Plunkett
Illustrated by:
 Jon J. Muth
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Hardcover, 8 x 11, 32 pages, Full Color, $17.99
ISBN: 978-0-5458-675-5
Release Date: December 30, 2015 

The mystery of how Bruce Wayne became Batman, illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Jon J. Muth. In advance of the film Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice coming out in March comes a larger, hardcover version of Batman's Dark Secret. One day, a lonely orphan named Bruce Wayne finds himself in a dangerous situation. He defends himself against a monster bat - and wins. From that time on, he is determined to fight evil. He becomes Batman! Batman's Dark Secret is the story of how a young child overcame his fear of the dark and became a crime-fighting superhero.

 


Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Written by:
Paul Tobin
Illustrated by:
 Jacob Chabot
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Format: Hardcover, 80 pages, Full Color, $9.99
ISBN: 978-1-61655-946-5
Release Date: January 13, 2016 

Based on the hit video game, this comic tells the story leading up to the events in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, from the team behind this New York Times bestselling graphic novel series, Paul Tobin (Bandette, Spider-Man) and Jacob Chabot (The Mighty Skullboy Army, Hello Kitty).

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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls
Written by:
Ted Anderson, Katie Cook
Illustrated by:
 Tony Fleecs, Andy Price
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Format: Softcover, 6.5 x 10.25, 80 pages, Full Color, $17.99
ISBN: 978-1-63140-515-0
Release Date: January 13, 2016

Based on the hit movie, the pony heroes of Equestria are transported into a world where they're transformed into teenage girls attending Canterlot High. Plus, Sunset Shimmer tries to find the true meaning of the holidays as rumors circulate around the school.


Harvey Breaks Vol. 1: Inside Joke

Harvey Breaks Volume 1: Inside Joke
Written by: 
Stefan Petrucha
Illustrated by:
 Andreas Schuster
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Format: Hardcover/Softcover, 6 x 9, 56 pages, Full Color, $12.99/$7.99
ISBN: HC: 978-1-62991-432-9/SC: 978-1-62991-431-2
Release Date: January 20, 2016

Harvey Beaks is the main protagonist of his recent hit show on Nickelodeon! Harvey has a big head and an even bigger heart, which is why everyone in Bigbark Woodsloves him! He may be a rule follower, but after Fee and Foo show him some amazing adventures, this bird might just spread his wings.


Comics Squad: Lunch!

Comics Squad: Lunch!
Written and Illustrated by:
 Various
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Softcover, 5 x 7, 144 pages, Full Color, $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-55351-264-9
Release Date: January 27, 2016 

This all-star tribute to classic Sunday comics includes eight sidesplitting, action-packed stories about every kid's favorite subject - lunch! A bust-your-gut laughing graphic novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre: Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm, Jarrett J.Krosoczka, Sara Varon & Cecil Castellucci, Cece Bell, Jason Shiga, Nathan Hale, Jeffrey Brown, and the Peanuts.


Secret Hero Society Vol. 1: Study Hall of Justice

Secret Hero Society Volume 1: Study Hall of Justice
Written by:
 Derek Fridolfs
Illustrated by:
 Dustin Nguyen
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Hardcover, 7 x 10, 176 pages, Black and White, $12.99
ISBN: 978-0-54582-501-6
Release Date: January 27, 2016 

Being the new kid at school is tough, especially when your school is called Doomvale Academy and your name is Bruce Wayne. There's a gang of jokers roaming the halls, a muscle-headed kid named Bane wants to beat you up, and your headmaster Hugo Strange seems really, well, strange. This inventive novel follows young Bruce Wayne and his friends Clark (Superman) and Diana (Wonder Woman) as they start a Junior Detective Agency to investigate their teachers and find out what's going on behind closed doors at Doomvale Academy, all before recess. They'll try their best to solve their case, but just because you're faster than a speeding bullet or more powerful than a locomotive, it doesn't mean you get to stay up past eleven. A new illustrated novel featuring the youthful adventures of the DC super heroes and villains.


Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories

Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories
Written by:
Sara Varon 
Illustrated by:
 Sara Varon
Publisher: First Second
Format: Hardcover, 7 x 8, 128 pages, Partial Color, $19.99
ISBN: 978-1-62672-118-0
Release Date: February 3, 2016 

This endearing, quirky volume is a captivating look into Varon's creative process. It combines short comics stories, essays, and journal entries, and invites the reader into the world of Sara Varon: where adorable, awkward anthropomorphic animals walk the streets of Brooklyn and a surprising, sideways revelation is waiting around every corner.


Marvel Universe Captain America: Civil War Digest

Marvel Universe Captain America: Civil War Digest
Written and 
Illustrated by: Various
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Format: Softcover, 128 pages, Full Color, $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-78519-584-9
Release Date: February 10, 2016 

Six action-packed tales featuring Captain America, in time for the movie Captain America: Civil War, hitting theaters May 6. See Cap lead the Avengers against a powerful A.I. that can mimic their powers. Then Iron Man and Captain America go undercover disguised as the villains Crossbones and Grim Reaper. Next, see what happens when Cap enlists the Winter Soldier to rescue his worst enemy. Plus, the Avengers go toe-to-toe with the Serpent Society!


The Great Pet Escape

The Great Pet Escape
Written by: 
Victoria Jamieson
Illustrated by:
 Victoria Jamieson
Publisher: Henry Holt
Format: Hardcover/Softcover, 6 x 9, 64 pages, Partial Color, $15.99/$7.99
ISBN: HC: 978-1-62779-105-2/SC: 978-1-62779-106-9
Release Date: February 17, 2016

A young graphic novel chapter book about the secret lives of class pets! The class pets at Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary School want out... and GW (short for George Washington), the deceptively cute hamster in the second-grade classroom, is just the guy to lead the way. But when he finally escapes and goes to find his former partners in crime, Barry and Biter, he finds that they actually LIKE being class pets. Impossible! Just as GW gets Barry and Biter to agree to leave with him, a mouse named Harriet and her many mouse minions get in their way. What follows is class-pet chaos guaranteed to make readers giggle - and maybe look at their class pets a little differently in the future. 


Grumpy Cat Vol. 1

Grumpy Cat Volume 1
Written by:
Ben McCool, Royal McGraw, Elliott Serrano, Ben Fisher
Illustrated by:
 Steve Uy, Ken Haeser, Tavis Maiden, Agnes Garbowska
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Format: Hardcover, 7 x 10, 104 pages, Full Color, $12.99
ISBN: 978-1-60690-796-2
Release Date: Fabruary 24, 2016

With her ever-present pout and sassy disposition, Grumpy Cat has won the hearts of people everywhere. Now, her unbearable cuteness and infectious sourpuss are featured in an all-new, all-sensational collection of comic stories. 

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