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Graphic Novels and Comics in Juvenile Literature

Online Guide to Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults in the Auburn University Libraries' Juvenile Collection.

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Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation. By Anne Frank and Ari Folman. Illus. by David Polonsky.

Crush. By Svetlana Chmakova. Illus. by the author.

Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt With Family Addiction. By Jarrett Krosoczka. Illus. by the

Illegal. By Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin. Illus. by Giovanni Rigano

My Brother’s Husband, Volume 2. By Gengoroh Tagame. Illus. by the author

On a Sunbeam. By Tillie Walden. Illus. by the author.

Royal City, Volume 2: Sonic Youth. By Jeff Lemire. Illus. by the author.

Royal City, Volume 3: We All Float On. By Jeff Lemire. Illus. by the author.

Silver Spoon. By Hiromu Arakawa. Illus. by the author. Volumes 1-4

Speak: The Graphic Novel. By Laurie Halse Anderson. Illus. by Emily Carroll.

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees. By Don Brown. Illus. by the author


The Backstagers. By James Tynion IV. Illus. by Rian Sygh.

Black Hammer, Volume 1: Secret Origins. By Jeff Lemire. Illus. by Dean Ormston.

Brave. By Svetlana Chmakova. Illus. by the author.

I Am Alfonso Jones. By Tony Medina. Illus. by Stacey Robison and John Jennings..

Jonesy. By Sam Humprhies. Illus. by Caitlin Rose Boyle. Volumes 1-3

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation. By Damian Duffy and Octavia E. Butler. Illus. by John Jennings

Lighter than My Shadow. By Katie Green. Illus. by the author.

My Brother’s Husband. By Gengoroh Tagame. Illus. by the author.

Pashmina. By Nidhi Chanani Illus. by the author.

Spill Zone. By Scott Westerfeld. Illus. by Alex Puvilland


Allison, John and Lissa Treiman. Giant Days, Volume 1 and Giant Days, Volume 2.  

Coates, Ta-Nehisi and Brian Stelfreeze.  Black Panther, Book One:  A Nation Under Our Feet

Hatke, Ben.  Mighty Jack. 

Lemire, Jeff and Emi Lennox.  Plutona. 

Lewis, John, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.  March:  Book Three. 

Ross, Edward.  Filmish:  a Graphic Journey Through Film. 

Russel, Mark, Ben Caldwell, and Mark Morales.  Prez, Volume 1:  Corndog in Chief. 

Takno, Ichigo.  orange:  The Complete Collection 1. 

Vaughan, Brian K. and Cliff Chiang.  Paper Girls 1.

Vaughan, Brian K., Steve Skroce, and Matt Hollingsworth.  We Stand On Guard.


Awkward. By Svetlana Chmakova. Illus. by the author.

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans. By Don Brown. Illus. by the author.

Lumberjanes. vol. 1. & 2 By Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis and Shannon Watters. Illus. by Brooke Allen. Boom!

Ms. Marvel. vol. 2: Generation Why. By G. Willow Wilson. Illus. by Jacob Wyatt and Adrian Alphona. And vol. 3: Crushed. By G. Willow Wilson. Illus. by Takeshi Miyazawa and Elmo Bondoc.

Nimona. By Noelle Stevenson. Illus. by the author.

Roller Girl. By Victoria Jamieson. Illus. by the author.

Sacred Heart. By Liz Suburbia. Illus. by the author.

A Silent Voice. Vols. 1, 2, & 3 By Yoshitoki Oima. Illus. by the author.

Trashed. By Derf Backderf. Illus. by the author

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. vol. 1: Squirrel Power. and  vol. 2: Squirrel You Know It’s True. By Ryan North. Illus. by Erica Henderson.


Afterlife with Archie: Escape from Riverdale. By Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Illus. by Francesco Francavilla.

Bad Machinery V.3: The Case of the Simple Soul. By John Allison. Illus. by the author.

47 Ronin. By Mike Richardson.  Illus. by Stan Sakai.

In Real Life. By Cory Doctorow, Jen Wang.  

Ms. Marvel: V.1. No Normal.  By G. Willow Wison. Illus. by Adrian Alphona.

Seconds: a Graphic Novel. By Bryan Lee O’Malley. illus. by the author.

The Shadow Hero. By Gene Luen Yang. Illus. by Sonny Liew.

Through The Woods. By Emily Carroll.  Illus. by the author.

Trillium. By Jeff Lemire.  Illus. by the author.

Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki. By Mamoru Hosoda. Illus.



  • Lewis, John, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. “March: Book 1.”


  • Gulledge, Laura Lee. “Will & Whit
  • Hicks, Faith Erin. “The Adventures of Superhero Girl.”
  • Keenan, Sheila and Nathan Fox. “Dogs of War.”
  • Kindt, Matt. “MIND MGMT V.1: The Manager.
  • Lepp, Royden. “Rust V.2: Secrets of the Cell.”
  • McKay, Sharon and Daniel Lafrance. “War Brothers: The Graphic Novel”.
  • Sakisaka, Io. “Strobe Edge V.1-6.”
  • Shen, Prudence and Faith Erin Hicks. “Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong.”
  • Yang, Gene Luen. “Boxers & Saints



  • Backderf, Derf. My Friend Dahmer.
  • Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan. Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb.
  • Lambert, Joseph. Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller.


  • Bendis, Brian Michael and Sara Pichelli. Ultimate Comics Spider-man, V.1.
  • Hicks, Faith Erin. Friends with Boys.
  • Kwitney, Alisa, Rebecca Guay and others. A Flight of Angels.
  • Long, Mark, Nate Powell and others. The Silence of Our Friends.
  • Murakami, Takashi. Stargazing Dog.
  • Telgemeier, Raina. Drama
  • Waid, Mark, Paolo Manuel Rivera and Marcos Martin. Daredevil V. 1.