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The Crossover: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Graphic adaptation captures basketball's power, poetry.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Stargazing Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet friendship-themed graphic novel has a medical scare.
By Jen Wang
(2019)
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Tom Gates Series Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Homework-dodging 10-year-old brings laughs, heart, doodles.
By L. Pichon
(2015)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
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Apocalypse Taco Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids jump dimensions in goofy sci-fi graphic novel.
By Nathan Hale
(2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties: Frazzled, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Abbie overcomes Outdoor School anxiety in hilarious sequel.
By Booki Vivat
(2019)
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The Baby-Sitters Club Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, updated graphic novel version has deep layers.
By Raina Telgemeier, Gale Galligan, Ann M. Martin
(2015)
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Hey, Kiddo Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Big-hearted memoir of rocky childhood with addicted mom.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2018)
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Illegal Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Graphic novel paints harrowing picture of refugee crisis.
By Andrew Donkin, Eoin Colfer
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King: Mighty Jack, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling end hints at more adventures for brave friends.
By Ben Hatke
(2017)
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Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes: Frazzled, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
More middle school anxiety in funny graphic novel.
By Booki Vivat
(2017)
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Swing It, Sunny Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, affecting graphic novel shows power of positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2017)
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All's Faire in Middle School Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun graphic novel about Ren Faire girl has great messages.
By Victoria Jamieson
(2017)
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Spill Zone: The Spill Zone, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong female hero drives exciting sci-fi horror thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2017)
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Mighty Jack, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Strong kids, soft heart propel thrilling graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2016)
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Knights of the Lunch Table Series Book Poster Image
age 9+
Boy uses brains, heart, and friends to stand up to bullies.
By Frank Cammuso
(2008)
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