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You brought me the ocean / written by Alex Sanchez ; art by Julie Maroh ; lettered by Deron Bennett.

Sanchez, Alex, (author.). Maroh, Julie, 1985- (artist.). Bennett, Deron, (letterer.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 741.5973 S211y 2020 (Text) 33126024126553 New YA Graphic Novels Available -
Erlanger Branch 741.5973 S211y 2020 (Text) 33126024126579 New YA Graphic Novels Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 741.5973 S211y 2020 (Text) 33126024126561 New YA Graphic Novels On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781401290818
  • ISBN: 1401290817
  • Physical Description: 186 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"DC - graphic novels for young adults"--Back cover.
Summary, etc.:
"Jake Hyde doesn't swim-not since his father drowned. Luckily, he lives in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, which is in the middle of the desert, yet he yearns for the ocean and is determined to leave his hometown for a college on the coast. But his best friend, Maria, wants nothing more than to make a home in the desert, and Jake's mother encourages him to always play it safe. Yet there's nothing "safe" about Jake's future-not when he's attracted to Kenny Liu, swim team captain and rebel against conformity. And certainly not when he secretly applies to Miami University. Jake's life begins to outpace his small town's namesake, which doesn't make it any easier to come out to his mom, or Maria, or the world. But Jake is full of secrets, including the strange blue markings on his skin that low when in contact with water. What power will he find when he searches for his identity, and will he turn his back to the current or dive head first into the waves?"--Page [4] of cover.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-17 DC Comics.
Grades 7-9 DC Comics.
Subject: Aqualad (Fictitious character : Jackson Hyde) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Superheroes > Comic books, strips, etc.
African American superheroes > Comic books, strips, etc.
Gay teenagers > Comic books, strips, etc.
Coming out (Sexual orientation) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Identity (Psychology) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Family secrets > Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels > United States.
Genre: Gay comics.
Graphic novels.
Coming-of-age comics.
Superhero comics.

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