Booth by C.C. Colbert
The story of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin—one of the greatest villains of United States history—a killer who was also an actor, a lover, a doubter, and, in his own mind, a patriot.
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown
Bloody Chester by JT Petty
Welcome to the Old West: a lawless cesspool populated by losers, lunatics and murderers. When you're a skinny teenager with no family and name like Chester Kates, your options are limited - it's start a fight or roll over and die.
Kings in Disguise by James Vance
The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos
As the civil rights struggle heats up in 1967 Texas, two families--one white, one black--find common ground. The white family, from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs, and the black family, from its poorest ward, cross Houston's color line to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.
Latino U. S. A. by Ilan Stavans
Conquest and exploration, 1492-1890. Into the cauldron, 1891-1957. Upheaval, 1958-1977. In search of a mainstream, 1978-1998. Welcome to gringolandia : 1998-mañana.
Race to Incarcerate: a graphic retelling by Sabrina Jones and Marc Mauer
An indictment of the United States justice system first published in 1999 by Mauer, who works with The Sentencing Project.
T-minus: the race to the moon by Jim Ottaviani
"21" the story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago
March by John Lewis
Chronicles Lewis' lifelong struggle -- from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington to the halls of Congress -- for civil rights and justice. In three volumes.
Vietnamerica: a family's journey by GB Tran (GN 920 T685av)
The author, who is the son of Vietnamese immigrants, describes how he learned his tragic ancestral history and the impact of the Vietnam War on his family while visiting their homeland years later.
A People's History of American Empire by Howard Zinn
Adapted from the bestselling grassroots history of the United States, the story of America in the world, told in comics form. Zinn, who died in 2010, was a respected historian, playwright, and activist. He wrote the classic A People's History of the United States.
Escape to Gold Mountain by David H.T. Wong