Graphic Novels That Teach History

You don't need a textbook to learn about people and events in other eras. These days kids can discover exciting history in graphic novels. This popular blend of art and story makes history come alive in easy-to-follow illustrated panels in a wide range of titles that are as accessible as comic books.

Browse Graphic Novels That Teach History

Gripping nonfiction graphic novel brings Old West to life.
By Patricia C. McKissack, Frederick L. McKissack
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
Fascinating, graphic look at Salem witch trials.
By Kathryn Lasky
Sensitive graphic-novel memoir of '80s Polish childhood.
By Marzena Sowa
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown

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