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Great Graphic Novels for Kids

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Pre-K Recommendations

Alison and Her Rainy Day Robot by Fred Chau (available from BUYOLYMPIA.com)

Guinea Pig: Pet Shop Private Eye by Colleen AF Venable (ISBN: 0761354794)

Hildafolk / Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson (ISBN: 1907704043 / 1907704256)

Johnny Boo: The Best Little Ghost in the World by James Kochalka (ISBN: 1603090134)

Korgi by Christian Slade (ISBN: 1891830902)

Little Robot by Ben Hatke (ISBN: 1626720800)

Long Tail Kitty by Lark Pien (ISBN: 1934706442)

Monkess the Homunculus by Seth T. Hahne (ISBN: 0692445633)

Mr. Wuffles! by Dave Wiesner (ISBN: 0618756612)

Owly by Andy Runton (ISBN: 1891830627)

The Secret of the Stone Frog by (ISBN: 1935179187)

Lower Elementary Recommendations

Avatar the Last Airbender: The Promise by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiro (ISBN: 1616550740)

Bone by Jeff Smith (ISBN: 188896314X)

Fairy Tale Comics by Emily Carroll, Luke Pearson, Los Bros Hernandez, David Mazzucchelli, etc. (ISBN: 1596438231)

Herobear and the Kid by Mike Kunkel (ISBN: 0972125914)

Hildafolk / Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson (ISBN: 1907704043 / 1907704256)

The Kurdles by Robert Goodin (ISBN: 1606998323)

Leave It to Chance by James Robison and Paul Smith (ISBN: 1582402531)

Little Robot by Ben Hatke (ISBN: 1626720800)

Marvel's Oz Adaptations by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young (ISBN: 0785145907)

Monkess the Homunculus by Seth T. Hahne (ISBN: 0692445633)

Primates by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks (ISBN: 1596438657)

The Shark King by R. Kikuo Johnson (ISBN: 1935179160)

Tintin by Hergé (ISBN: 0316358142)

The Twin Knights by Osamu Tezuka (ISBN: 1939130018)

Uncle Scrooge by Carl Barks (ISBN: 1606995359)

Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke (ISBN: 1603090134 / 1596434473)

Upper Elementary Recommendations

Battling Boy by Paul Pope (ISBN: 1596431458)

Bone by Jeff Smith (ISBN: 188896314X)

Broxo by Zach Giallongo (ISBN: 1596435518)

Castle Waiting by Linda Medley (ISBN: 1560977477)

Clan Apis by Jay Hosler (ISBN: 096772550)

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutennant by Tony Cliff (ISBN: 1596438134)

El Deafo by Cece Bell (ISBN: 1419712179)

Ghosts by Raina Telgameier (ISBN: 0545540623)

Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch (ISBN: 1419706195)

Hildafolk / Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson (ISBN: 1907704043 / 1907704256)

The Ice Wanderer by Jirô Taniguchi (ISBN: 8496427331)

LAIKA by Nick Abadzis (ISBN: 1596431016)

The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth (ISBN: 0439823323)

Mary Jane Loves Spider-Man by Sean McKeever and Takeshi Miyazawa (ISBN: 078511467X)

Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke (ISBN: 1626722641)

Mouse Guard by David Petersen (ISBN: 1932386572)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales by Nathan Hale (ISBN: 1419708082)

New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke (ISBN: 1401203507)

Primates by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks (ISBN: 1596438657)

REmind by Jason Brubaker (ISBN: 0983114900)

Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey by Nick Bertozzi (ISBN: 1596434511)

The Shark King by R. Kikuo Johnson (ISBN: 1935179160)

Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet by Ian Edginton and I.N.J. Culbard (ISBN: 1402770820)

Sidekicks by J. Torres and Takeshi Miyazawa (ISBN: 1929998767)

Smile by Raina Telgemeier (ISBN: 0545132053)

Space Dumplins by Craig Thompson (ISBN: 0545565413)

Straford Zoo: Macbeth by Ian Lendler and Zach Giallongo (ISBN: 1596439157)

Thor: The Mighty Avenger by Roger Langridge and Chris Samnee (ISBN: 0785141219)

Tommysaurus Rex by Doug TenNapel (ISBN: 0545483832)

The Twin Knights by Osamu Tezuka (ISBN: 1939130018)

Twin Spica by Kou Yaginuma (ISBN: 1934287849)

Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai (ISBN: 0930193881)

The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks (ISBN: 159362140X)

A Wrinkle in Time by Hope Larson (ISBN: 0374386153)

Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke (ISBN: 1603090134 / 1596434473)

Junior High Recommendations

A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Oima (ISBN: 163236056X)

A Wrinkle in Time by Hope Larson (ISBN: 0374386153)

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (ISBN: 1596431520)

Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol (ISBN: 1596437138)

Battling Boy by Paul Pope (ISBN: 1596431458)

Beasts of Burden by Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson (ISBN: 1595825134)

Bone by Jeff Smith (ISBN: 188896314X)

The Boxer: The True Story of Holocaust Survivor Harry Haft by Reinhard Kleist (ISBN: 1906838771)

Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang (ISBN: 1596439246)

Broxo by Zach Giallongo (ISBN: 1596435518)

Castle Waiting by Linda Medley (ISBN: 1560977477)

Clan Apis by Jay Hosler (ISBN: 096772550)

Cross Game by Mitsuro Adachi (ISBN: 1421537583

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutennant by Tony Cliff (ISBN: 1596438134)

Domu: A Child's Dream by Katsuhiro Otomo (ISBN: 156971116X)

Elmer by Gerry Alanguilan (ISBN: 159362204X)

Feynman by Ottaviani and Leland Myrick (ISBN: 1596432594)

Friends With Boys by Faith Erin Hicks (ISBN: 1596435569)

Ghosts by Raina Telgameier (ISBN: 0545540623)

In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang (ISBN: 1596436581)

Joe the Barbarian by Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy (ISBN: 1401229719

Louis Riel by Chester Brown (ISBN: 1894937899)

March: Book One by Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (ISBN: 1603093001)

Mary Jane Loves Spider-Man by Sean McKeever and Takeshi Miyazawa (ISBN: 078511467X)

Mister Blank by Christopher Hick (ISBN: 0943151252)

Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind by Hayao Miyazaki (ISBN: 1421550644)

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks (ISBN: 159643659X)

Persepolis, vol. 1 by Marjane Satrapi (ISBN: 037571457X)

Pluto by Naoki Urusawa (ISBN: 1421519186)

Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon (ISBN: 1401203140)

REmind by Jason Brubaker (ISBN: 0983114900)

Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey by Nick Bertozzi (ISBN: 1596434511)

Spera by James Tierney (ISBN: 1936393301)

Straford Zoo: Macbeth by Ian Lendler and Zach Giallongo (ISBN: 1596439157)

Summit of the Gods by Baku Yumemakura and Jirô Taniguchi (ISBN: 8496427870)

The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew (ISBN: 1596436972)

The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long, Jim Demonakos and Nate Powell (ISBN: 1596436182)

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki (ISBN: 1626720940)

Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms by Fumiyo Kouno (ISBN: 0867196653)

Treasury of Victorian Murder / Treasury of 20th Century Murder by Rick Geary (ISBN: 1561631892)

Twin Spica by Kou Yaginuma (ISBN: 1934287849)

Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai (ISBN: 0930193881)

The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks (ISBN: 159362140X)

A Wrinkle in Time by Hope Larson (ISBN: 0374386153)