POW! New Graphic Novels for Kids
Don't let the format of a graphic novel turn you away. In fact, graphic novels are great ways to get children interested in reading and keep them entertained. They are perfect for those readers who are transitioning from picture books to text-only titles. With themes that cover everything from the power of imagination to peer pressure, graphic novels tell unique stories through both artwork and words. Come discover graphic novels!
We've recently added to our Juvenile Graphic Novel (JGN) collection. Come check them out!
by Jim Gownley
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Amelia Rules! follows the life of Amelia Louise McBride as she adjusts to life in a new town after her parents' divorce causes her to leave life in Manhattan. She is helped along the way by an odd group of friends and her ever-cool Aunt Tanner Clark. A funny and witty story for kids in grades 3 - 5.
The ElseWhere Chronicles
Translated from the French, the first book in The ElseWhere Chronicles, The Shadow Door, is about four friends who discover a movie projector that opens a passageway into a world threatened by creatures of shadow, where their only weapon is light. An exciting, fast paced book for kids in grades 3 and up.
by Andy Runton
Owly follows the adventures of a gentle owl named Owly who resolves to do good in his world with the help of his good companions, the clever worm, Wormy, and Scampy, the gluttonous but good hearted chipmunk. For kids in grades 2 - 6.
by Art Baltazar
Grosset & Dunlap
Tiny Titans stars the alternate versions of such DC Universe characters such as Robin, Wonder Girl, Star and Kid Flash. The series takes place in an elementary school and the issues consist of several individual stories. The winner of the Eisner Award, The Tiny Titans are perfect for kids in Kindergarten through grade 2.