Graphic Novels/Comics

Especially for beginning readers

Adopt a Glurb — Elise Gravel
Baby Monkey, Private Eye — Brian Selznick and David Serlin
Extraordinary Warren: A Super Chicken, by Sarah Dillard
Good Night, Planet, by Liniers
Narwhal’s Otter Friend, written and illustrated by Ben Clanton
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea — written and illustrated by Ben Clanton
Otto’s Orange Day, by Frank Cammuso & Jay Lynch
The Party and Other Stories, by Sergio Ruzzier
Poppy & Sam and the Mole Mystery, by Cathon
The Quiet Boat Ride and Other Stories, by Sergio Ruzzier

Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons, by Agnès Rosenstiehl
Sir Ladybug
Stinky, by Eleanor Davis
The Super-Duper Dog Park, by Aron Nels Steinke
A Trip to the Top of the Volcano with Mouse, by Frank Viva
Written and Drawn by Henrietta, by Liniers

Ages 7 and up

Around the World — Matt Phelan
Azzi in Between — Sarah Garland
Bake Sale — Sara Varon
Bera, the One-Headed Troll — Eric Orchard
Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare — Marcia Williams
Cast Away on the Letter A — Fred
Garlic & the Vampire, by Bree Paulsen
Hilda and the Bird Parade — Luke Pearson
Hilda and the Midnight Giant — Luke Pearson
Hilda and the Stone Forest — Luke Pearson
Hippopotamister — John Patrick Green
Les Miserables — based on the novel by Victor Hugo retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams
Little Robot — Ben Hatke

Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure — Nadja Spiegelman,illustrated by Sergio Garcia Sanchez
Mighty Jack — Ben Hatke
Mighty Jack and the Goblin King — Ben Hatke
Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl, written and illustrated by Ben Hatke
Mr. William Shakespeare’s Plays – Marcia Williams
New Shoes — Sara Varon
Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths, by Graham Annable
Peter & Ernesto: The Lost Sloths, by Graham Annable
Sanity and Tallulah — Molly Brooks
That Night a Monster — Marzena Sowa and Berenika Kolomycka
The Tudors: Kings, Queens, Scribes and Ferrets!, written and illustrated by Marcia Williams
Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir, written by Julie Bertagna, illustrated by William Goldsmith
Zita the Spacegirl — Ben Hatke

Middle grade and up

The Arrival — Shaun Tan
Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids, written and illustrated by Elizabeth Haidle
Bluffton — Matt Phelan
Catherine’s War
Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War — Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, ill. by Claudia Davila
Class Act – Jerry Craft
Dragon Hoops — Gene Luen Yang
El Deafo — Cece Bell
Escape from Syria — Samya Kullab and Jackie Roche
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler, written and illustrated by John Hendrix
The Great American Dust Bowl, written and illustrated by Don Brown
The Heartless Troll — Oyvind Torseter
Hidden — Loic Dauvillier, Marc Lizano, and Greg Salsedo
Illegal — Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano
Jane, The Fox, and Me — Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault

Louis Undercover — Fanny Britt, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
March, Volumes 1,2,3 — John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell
New Kid, by Jerry Craft
Queen of the Sea — by Dylan Meconis
Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow
Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey — Nick Bertozzi
Snow White: A Graphic Novel — Matt Phelan
Sunny Makes a Splash
Sunny Rolls the Dice, by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
Sunny Side Up — Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm
Superman Smashes the Klan – Gene Luen Yang
Swing it, Sunny — Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm
Tales of the Mighty Code Talkers — edited by Arigon Starr
The Unwanted: Stories of Syrian Refugees — written and ill. by Don Brown
When Stars Are Scattered
A Year Without Mom — Dasha Tolstikova