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The leak : for the love of truth / written by Kate Reed Petty ; art by Andrea Bell.

Petty, Kate Reed, (author.). Bell, Andrea (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

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  • 12 of 22 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Scoville Memorial Library - Salisbury.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scoville Memorial Library - Salisbury GRAPHIC PETTY (Text to phone) 37538147597450 New Juvenile Graphic Novel Downstairs Checked out 07/03/2021

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"Ruth Keller is brash and precocious; she argues with her dentist, her parents, and her teachers. So, when she discovers a strange black slime in the man-made lake of her suburban neighborhood, she decides to investigate. Fortified by the encouragement of those around her, Ruth seeks the truth at all costs, even if it means taking on the rich local country club owner, who she believes is responsible for the pollution. Between the teasing of former friends, and a sudden viral spotlight, Ruth discovers how difficult it is for a journalist to take a stand for what's right in the face of critique and controversy. From writer Kate Reed Petty and illustrator Andrea Bell, comes a story about corruption, pollution, and freedom of the press, and the young journalist at the center of it all."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women journalists > Comic books, strips, etc.
Women journalists > Juvenile fiction.
Teenagers > Comic books, strips, etc.
Teenagers > Juvenile fiction.
Water > Pollution > Comic books, strips, etc.
Water > Pollution > Juvenile fiction.
Environmental protection > Citizen participation > Comic books, strips, etc.
Environmental protection > Citizen participation > Juvenile fiction.
Journalists > Fiction.
Water > Pollution > Fiction.
Graphic novels.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Detective and mystery comics.

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The Leak
The Leak
by Petty, Kate Reed; Bell, Andrea (Illustrator, Illustrator)
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The Leak

Kate Reed Petty lives in Baltimore. Her fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, American Short Fiction, and more, and her short films have appeared in Narrative magazine and at the Maryland Film Festival. She is also the author of the novel True Story , published by Viking in 2020. Andrea Bell is an illustrator and comic artist living in Chicago through the best and worst seasons. In 2013 she earned her BFA in Illustration from Columbia College Chicago and has since self-published " Fair Voyage " and " Still Waiting ." Today Andrea works as a freelance illustrator and in her free time enjoys rock climbing, curating playlists, video games, and a warm meme on a cold day.


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