Friday, February 25, 2011

2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) publishes a list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. The following graphic novels were singled out for its annual Top Ten list:

Aristophane. The Zabime Sisters
Experience the first day of summer vacation with three sisters on their island home of Guadelupe.

Iwaoka, Hisae. Saturn Apartments V. 1
Mitsu takes on his late father's dangerous job as a window washer on the space ship Saturn Apartments.
Coming soon to HBPL!

Kim, Susan, et. al. Brain Camp
Two teens discover there is something far more sinister than nature hikes going on at their summer camp.
Coming soon to HBPL!

Neri, G. and Randy Duburke. Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
The life, death and aftermath of an eleven-year-old gangbanger, based on a true tragedy.
Coming soon to HBPL!

Shiga, Jason. Meanwhile: Pick Any Path
3,856 Story Possibilities. Have you played any comics lately? Choose your own adventure.

Telgemeier, Raina. Smile
Brace yourself: Middle School plus orthodontia equals dental drama.

TenNapel, Doug. Ghostopolis
Garth Hale has gone to the other side, but he’s not dead yet.
Coming soon to HBPL!

Weing, Drew. Set to Sea
A lumbering poet discovers hardship and wisdom on the high seas.