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
(2012)
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Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
(2013)
Fascinating, graphic look at Salem witch trials.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2003)
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Sensitive graphic-novel memoir of '80s Polish childhood.
By Marzena Sowa
(2011)
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
(2015)

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