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Iran: Graphic novels
This list includes stories told through illustrations (many with international settings) and books about how to draw and design comics.
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Title: The Arrival
Author: Tan, Shaun
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books (2007)
ISBN: 0439895294
Notes: In a wordless tale, a man says goodbye to his wife and daughter and boards a ship to cross the ocean. As an immigrant working to build a better future for his family, themes of isolation and heartbreak mix with the character’s ultimate joy.

 
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Title: Blankets
Author: Thompson, Craig
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions (2003)
ISBN: 1891830430
Notes: Security, discovery, playfulness, tragedy, and faith all share the stage in Blankets, which chronicles the sibling rivalry between two brothers growing up in the isolated countryside of Wisconsin, as well as the budding romance of two teenagers.