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The Wolf Gift: The Graphic Novel

By Anne Rice, Ashley Marie Witter
Authors:
Anne Rice, Ashley Marie Witter
When reporter Reuben Golding arrives at a secluded mansion at the request of the home's mysterious female owner, he doesn't expect this assignment will lead to him being inexplicably attacked - bitten - by a beast shadowed in darkness. This single event prompts a terrifying but seductive transformation that both opens Reuben's eyes to what was previously unseen and unknown, and leads to even more questions. Why was he given this wolf gift? Is its nature good or evil? And is he now all alone in this mysterious new world?

Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki

By Mamoru Hosoda
Authors:
Mamoru Hosoda
When Hana falls in love with a young interloper she encounters in her college class, the last thing she expects to learn is that he is part wolf. Far from rejecting her lover upon learning his secret, she accepts him with open arms. Soon, the couple is expecting their first child, and a cozy picture of family life unfolds. But after what seems like a mere moment of bliss to Hana, the father of her children is tragically taken from her. Life as a single mother is hard in any situation, but when your children walk a fine line between man and beast, the rules of parenting all but go out the window. With no one to turn to, how will Hana survive?

With The Light: Vol 8

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
This final volume of With the Light serves as a legacy to the late Keiko Tobe's inspiring dedication to bring to light the hardships and joys of raising an autistic child to readers around the world - both those whose lives may not have been touched by developmental disability as well as those who understand the protagonists' struggles all too well. While creating and preserving a place in society for her autistic son Hikaru has been an uphill battle, Sachiko has long known that the toughest place to find acceptance for him is within her own family. Despite progress made in getting Masato's mother to understand Hikaru's situation and needs, Sachiko's mother-in-law still treats her grandson as a nuisance and sees him in many ways as deficient to his little sister, Kanon. Will Sachiko's renewed attempts to change her impression of Hikaru succeed? Or will the appearance of Masato's sister, who has had little contact with Hikaru, further complicate matters?

With The Light: Vol 7

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
Hikaru is not a little boy anymore, and he is able to do a lot more on his own now than he was before. But as puberty hits, it comes with a whole new set of related problems. Curious about the changes in his own body as well as the changes he sees in other, Hikaru's behavior in public embarrasses his little sister Kanon. Mother Sachiko needs to figure out a way to teach him what's acceptable in front of others and what isn't before Hikaru gets himself into trouble...

With The Light: Vol 6

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child is a simultaneously poignant and heartwarming story of a young mother attempting to cope with an increasingly common affliction. With the Light has been universally recognized for its sensitive portrayal of autism, winning an Excellence Prize for manga at the eighth annual Japan Media Arts Festival.

Welcome To Wakaba-Soh: Vol 2

By Chako Abeno
Authors:
Chako Abeno
It's the conclusion of this heart-pounding romantic comedy! Kentarou eagerly moved to Wakaba-Soh in pursuit of the girl of his dreams but now his fickle young heart wavers between perfect girl Karen and tomboy Arashi. How will he ever be able to choose?A passionate climax awaits!

With The Light: Vol 5

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
Hikaru is in 6th grade now, reaching the end of his elementary school years and preparing for junior high. Sachiko had hoped for Hikaru to attend the local junior high, but not only is the special education system inadequate, there are bullies there who will try to take advantage of Hikaru. Sachiko will have to work harder than ever to find a perfect school for Hikaru while fighting the board of education that wants Hikaru to attend a school for the disabled.

Welcome To Wakaba-Soh: Vol 1

By Chako Abeno
Authors:
Chako Abeno
Kentarou Sawai has fallen in love at first sight with the extremely beautiful schoolgirl, Karen Touguin. In order to chase the girl of his dreams, he decides to live at the school dorm. But though Kentarou thinks he only has eyes for Karen, he suddenly finds himself in the enviable position of being up to his eyeballs in beautiful schoolgirl neighbours! For this teenager, evey minute of every day is about to get his heart racing...

Wild Animals: Vol 2

By Song Yang
Authors:
Song Yang
The life of youth during the China's Cultural Revolution. . . It wasn't exactly all fun and games. Still, that's no excuse for the detached behavior of Xiao Jun. Violent, insulting, a fighter, he really doesn't know how to behave, either with his pals or around women. Make them suffer? Love them? Or just pretend like they don't exist. . . Who is Xiao Jun really? Will he find salvation in the answer or follow the path to self-destruction

With The Light: Vol 4

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
When staffing changes at Masato's company get him transferred to a dead-end job in the middle of nowhere, more suffering and despair seem imminent for the Azuma family. However, Masato approaches the situation with aplomb and comes up with new ways to pave the way for Hikaru to become "a cheerful working adult" with surprising results. And with Hikaru now a 5th grader, Sachiko decides to foster independence in her son by allowing him to go to school on his own. Though the transition goes relatively smoothly, Sachiko and Masato are devastated when Hikaru encounters Oki-kun on his way home from school, only to learn that the boy is being abused in foster care.

With The Light: Vol 3

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
A little effort goes a long way - that's what Sachiko, Honda-san and Gunji-sensei learn as they struggle to work together to make life easier for the Special Education children. With the help of gadgets and the support of more people in their environment than meets the eye, Hikaru and Miyu become able to communicate better with the world around them. But when Hikaru's teen idol classmate sends some mothers into a flashbulb frenzy that causes Hikaru to panic, other parents begin to question his presence alongside 'normal' students in the classroom. Hikaru's first school trip also ends in disaster, when he gets separated from the group, and Sachiko begins to worry that Hikaru is losing his hard-fought place in society

With The Light: Vol 2

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
The charming but bittersweet tale of a family coming to terms with their son's autism continues in the second volume of this award-winning series.

With The Light: Vol 1

By Keiko Tobe
Authors:
Keiko Tobe
Born during the sunrise - an auspicious beginning - the Azumas' newborn son is named Hikaru, which means 'light'. But during one play date, his mother notices that her son is slightly different from the other children.In this bittersweet tale a young mother tried to cope with both the overwhelming discovery of her newborn son's autism and the trials of raising him whilst keeping her family together.
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