Great Graphic Novels

15 02 2008

I don’t always mention graphic novels on TeenSpace, and I’m not exactly sure why. I read them. I love them. I think they’re awesome. And so, apparently, do a lot of other people. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) compiles a list every year of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. Here are some of the titles that we own from the 2008 list:Laika

  • Laika by Nick Abadzis
    How a small dog became the first cosmonaut.
  • Re-Gifters by Mike CareyPlain Janes
    Win the championship or get the guy?
  • The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg
    Forced to move to the burbs, Jane starts a renegade art club.
  • The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam by Ann Marie Fleming
    Ann Marie traces the path of her great-grandfather’s life, uncovering her roots and the magic behind them.
  • The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter SisStuck in the Middle
    When your hairstyle, music and art are regulated, how do you find your voice?
  • Stuck in the Middle: 17 Comics from an Unpleasant Age
    Painfully true stories about middle school.
  • The Arrival by Shaun TanThe Arrival
    How do you build a new life when everything around you is so strange?

Interested? Check our catalog.

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