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Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2007-2019

Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2007-2019

Resources for a selection of the titles recognized by this list since its inception in 2007 -- recognizing graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18.
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March Book One
  • by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
  • Multimedia Resources: 44
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    March Book Two
  • by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2016)
    CSMCL Best Books (Selection, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 39
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    American Born Chinese
  • by Gene Luen Yang
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2007)
    National Book Award (Finalist, 2006)
    Printz Award (Winner, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 38
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    Shadow Hero, The
  • by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew
  • Multimedia Resources: 37
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    Level Up
  • by Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2012)
    Asian/Pacific American Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 34
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    Secrets & Sequences
  • by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2018)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 28
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    Prime Baby
  • by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 25
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    Sunny Side Up
  • by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2016)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 23
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    Roller Girl
  • by Victoria Jamieson
  • Multimedia Resources: 23
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    Speak: The Graphic Novel
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll
  • Multimedia Resources: 22
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    Real Friends
  • by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2018)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 22
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    Drama
  • by Raina Telgemeier
  • Multimedia Resources: 22
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    Fish Girl
  • by David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2018)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 21
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    Smile
  • by Raina Telgemeier
  • Multimedia Resources: 21
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    Wrinkle in Time, A: The Graphic Novel
  • by Madeleine L'Engle and Hope Larson
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2013)
    Eisner Awards (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
  • by Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings, and Damian Duffy
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Stranger, The
  • by Bastien Vives, Michael Sanlaville, and Balak
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    In Real Life
  • by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2015)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Rapunzel's Revenge
  • by Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, and Nathan Hale
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Spill Zone
  • by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Zeus: King of the Gods
  • by George O'Connor
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    T-Minus: The Race to the Moon
  • by Jim Ottaviani, Zander Cannon, and Kevin Cannon
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide
  • by Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2019)
    BGHB Awards (Winner, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas
  • by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Dawn Land
  • by Joseph Bruchac and Will Davis
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Supergirl: Being Super
  • by Mariko Tamaki and Joëlle Jones
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2019)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Prince and the Dressmaker, The
  • by Jen Wang
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Best We Could Do, The: An Illustrated Memoir
  • by Thi Bui
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2018)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Compass South
  • by Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2017)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Welcome to Gotham Academy
  • by Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, and Karl Kerschl
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    No Normal
  • by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Sisters
  • by Raina Telgemeier
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Hades: Lord of the Dead
  • by George O'Connor
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Foiled
  • by Jane Yolen and Mike Cavallaro
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Arrival, The
  • by Shaun Tan
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2008)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2008)
    BGHB Awards (Commended, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Storm in the Barn, The
  • by Matt Phelan
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Snow White: A Graphic Novel
  • by Matt Phelan
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary
  • by Keshni Kashyap and Mari Araki
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Anya's Ghost
  • by Vera Brosgol
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2012)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2012)
    Eisner Awards (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Odyssey, The
  • by Homer
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    All's Faire in Middle School
  • by Victoria Jamieson
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy
  • by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooke Allen, and Shannon Watters
  • Great Graphic Novels (Commended, 2016)
    Eisner Awards (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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