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Recommended graphic novels for grades 6 - 12.

2018 List

BOLD indicates that the Maverick committee unanimously voted for the title.

(*) Asterisks indicate books are NOT the first book in a series

Author/Artist Title
Grade 6-8
Alice, Alex Castle in the Stars: The Space Race of 1869
Chmakova, Svetlana Brave
Grine, Chris Time Shifters
Hatke, Ben Mighty Jack
Jamieson, Victoria All’s Faire in Middle School
Libenson, Terri Invisible Emmie
Loux, Matthew The Time Museum
Siegle, Mark, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockerfeller and Boya Sun 5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior
Xu, Ru NewsPrints
Grade 6-12
Chanani, Nidhi Pashmina
Findakly, Brigitte and Lewis Trondheim Poppies of Iraq
Findakly, Brigette and Lews Trondheim Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy
Gauld, Tom Mooncop
Hale, Shannon and LeUyen Pham Real Friends
Hinds, Gareth Poe: Stories and Poems
Irvine, Alex and Ben Bishop The Far Side of the Moon
Larson, Hope and Rebecca Mock Knife’s Edge: A Graphic Novel
Medina, Tony, Stacey Robinson and John Jennings I Am Alfonso Jones
Meyer, Marissa and Douglas Holgate Wires and Nerve v. 1
Ozaki, Kaori the god’s lie.
Sophie-chan Ocean of Secrets
Sun, Jomny Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book
Tynion IV, James and Ryan Sygh The Backstagers v. 1
Wheeler, Andrew and Paulina Ganucheau Another Castle Grimoire
Wiesner, David and Donna Jo Napoli Fish Girl
Yang, Gene Leun, Viktor Bogdanovic and Richard Friend New Super-Man v.1: Made in China
Grade 9-12
Benson, Shawna, Julie Benson and Claire Roe Batgirl: Birds of Prey
Costa, Ben and James Parks Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous GooL: The Road of Epoli
De Liz, Renae and Ray Dillon The Legend of Wonder Woman v. 1: Origins
del Duca, Leila And Kit Seaton Afar
Easton, Brandon and Denis Medri Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven
Fletcher, Brenden, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr Motor Crush
Fukuyama, Ryoko Anonymous Noise
Houser, Jody and Various *Faith (v. 1-4)
Hyman, Miles Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation
Kusanagi, Mizuho Yona of the Dawn v. 1
Lemire, Jeff, Emi Lenox, and Jordie Bellaire Plutona
Leth, Kate, Brittney Williams, and Natasha Allegri Patsy Walker A.K.A. Hellcat: Hooked on a Feline
McKenna, Aline Brosh and Ramon K Perez Jane
Moffat, Steven Mark Gatiss, and Jay Sherlock: A Study in Pink
Osborne, Melissa Jane and Veronica Fish The Wendy Project
Quinn, Jason and Lalit Kumar Sharma The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays
Rapp, Adam and Mike Cavallaro Decelerate Blue
Sanbe, Kei Erased
Shinkai, Makato and Kotone Ranmaru your name v. 1
Shinn, Sharon and Molly Knox Ostertag Shattered Warrior
Various *Manga Classics (The Count of Monte Cristo, Jane Eyre, The Jungle Book)
Vaughan, Brian K. and Cliff Chiang *Paper Girls (v. 1-3)
Walden, Tillie Spinning
Westerfeld, Scott and Alex Puvilland The Spill Zone
Young, Keezy Taproot
Adult for Young Adult
Bagieu, Penelope California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before the Mama’s and the Papa’s
Bui, Thi The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
Duffy, Damian, John Jennings and Octavia E. Butler Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred
Gudsnuk, Kristen Henchgirl
Kurzweil, Amy Flying Couch
Legrand, Oliver, J.B. Dijan and David Etien The Baker Street Four v. 1


2018 Maverick Graphic Novel List
2018 Maverick Graphic Novel List - Annotated

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