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GRAPHIC NOVELS TO DISCOVER

Enjoy this collection of outstanding graphic novels. Most are in the Teen Collection but adults will also enjoy these. Also, be sure to download the hoopla app, free in your app stores to find even more graphic novels and comics books available digitally.

GRAPHIC NOVEL TEEN ANDERSON
Speak: the graphic novel / Laurie Halse Anderson
The Speak novel in graphic novel form. Melinda Sordino is a freshman at Merryweather High School where no one will talk or listen to her. She is an outcast after busting an end-of-summer party by calling the cops after being attacked by an upperclassman. During the school year, she works on an art project that helps her come to terms with what happened at the party.

GRAPHIC NOVEL TEEN MS
Ms. Marvel / Wilson G. Willow
A regular girl from New Jersey, Kamala Khan is just a regular Muslim teenager until she is gifted extraordinary powers that hold a secret.

GRAPHIC NOVEL TEEN STEVENSON
Nimona / Noelle Stevenson
This graphic novel is based on Noelle Stevenson’s web comic about Nimona, an impulsive young shapeshifter who has an interest in villainy, and Lord Ballister Blackheart, a bitter villain. Nimona and Lord Blackheart partner up as sidekick and villain to achieve their mission.

GRAPHIC NOVEL TEEN YUPECHIKA
Satoko and Nada / Yupechika
A story of about two roommates studying in America: Satoko, a Japanese woman, and  Nada, a Saudi Arabian woman. They might have different practices, but they cultivate a friendship through mutual respect and their hilarious adventures.

GRAPHIC NOVEL TEEN BIO SATRAPI
The complete Persepolis / Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s coming of age story while in Tehran with her family during the Islamic Revolution. This graphic novel chronicles the experiences she faced from her childhood through adulthood, such as dealing with political issues in Iran, fleeing to Vienna for safety during her adolescence, her bittersweet homecoming, and self-exile from the country she called home.

GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO GOGH
Vincent / Barbara Stok
The story takes the reader to the south of France where Vincent Van Gogh lived for some time while his brother, Theo, financially supports him. He has a dream of building a house in Arles for artists and has a passion for art, but unfortunately, Van Gogh’s struggles create roadblocks for him.

GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO SATTOUF
The Arab of the Future / Raid Sattouf
The Arab of the Future is a graphic memoir that follows the story of Riad Sattouf and his family over the course of a decade as they travel between Libya, France, and Syria.

August 11, 2021: MA