You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Close
Search
Join TLA

Procedures

A graphic novels reading list for children grades K - 5.

The Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Children’s Round Table (CRT) for use by students in grades K-5. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades K-5 to explore a variety of current graphic novels. The Little Maverick Reading List is intended for recreational reading, not to support a specific curriculum. The list seeks balance in genre, gender appeal, interest, subject, and difficulty.

Due to the diversity of this age range, Texas librarians should purchase titles on this list according to their individual collection policies. For the purpose of the committee, graphic novels are defined to include trade compilations and original works published in a sequential art format. Such titles should incorporate acceptable literary and artistic quality with effectiveness of presentation.

Nomination Criteria

  • The content of the book must be relevant to readers in grades K-5.
  • The book must be relevant in subject, language and age.
  • The book must have literary merit and wide appeal.

Suggest a Title

 

Join or Renew Your TLA Membership!

 

Latest News
View all News

Resolution in Support of Immigrant Children

Advocacy, TLA News

In response to the immigrant crisis along the Texas border, TLA’s Latino Caucus Round Table presented this resolution in support of immigrant children to TLA Council at Annual Assembly where it was adopted. WHEREAS, The Texas Library Association is committed to supporting libraries role as an advocate of social responsibility and the public good; WHEREAS, […]

Read More

TLA Welcomes New Interim Executive Director

TLA News

The Texas Library Association (TLA) is pleased to announce that Joe Dahlstrom will serve as interim executive director while the search for a new executive director takes place. His first day is Monday, June 24, 2019. Dahlstrom, who joined TLA in 1973, has been an extremely active member, serving as TLA President from 1987 – […]

Read More