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Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2021) Nominees Round Up, August 25 Edition

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Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence by Joel Christian Gill
Oni Press
Publication Date: January 21, 2020
ISBN: 978-1549303357

Joel Christian Gill tells his life story in this stunning graphic memoir that does not shy away from the sometimes brutal fights and life lessons Gill faced before becoming the father, artist, and author he is today.

Great Graphic Novels (#GGN2021) Nominees Round Up, March 12 Edition

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Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence by Joel Christian Gill
Oni Press
Publication Date: January 21, 2020
ISBN: 9781549303357

Joel Christian Gill narrates what it was like for him to grow up in a single-parent household in the 1980s, from childhood to young adulthoodBlack, broke, and surrounded by uncertainty. Bouncing around between caretakers, schools, and residences, Gill shares a version of his turbulent adolescence, marked by pervasive violencesexual, emotional, and physicaland the scant, but powerful, pockets of connection and fulfillment he finds in friendships, reading, and drawing.