Must Have Graphic Novels Primary



Acredale: Kolor Komiks Kollection by Harold Buchholz


The Adventures of Polo

by Regis faller


American Born Chinese (Roaring Brook/First Second) by Gene Luen Yang.


Babymouse (series by Jennifer and Matt Holm--includes Heartbreaker, Rock Star, Queen of the World, Our Hero, Beach Babe)


Baby-Sitters Club by Ann Martin, Raina Telgemeier


The Bakers by Kyle Baker


Bone (series by Jeff Smith--includes Out from Boneville, The Great Cow Race)


Capstone Press publishes a set of history books & biographies in graphic format. The Battle of the Alamo_, by Matt Doeden; _The Sinking of the Titanic_, by Matt Doeden; _The Curse of King Tut's Tomb_, by Michael Burgan.

(Available in English and Spanish.)


Captain Underpants


The Courageous Princess by Rod Espinosa


Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel (S & S/Atheneum/A

Richard Jackson Bk) by Siena Cherson Siegel


Lions, Tigers, & Bears by Mike Bullock, Jack Lawrence


Little Lit (Mouly, I think). (Have heard of but have not read)


Warrior: The Lost Warrior by Erin Hunter


Mar (spelled with an umlaut over the "a" and pronounced like "mare"), Naruto, One Piece, Rave Master and Dragon Drive.


Patty Cake And Friends

by Scott Roberts


Phonics Comics (series of different titles by Scholastic--includes titles like The Sparkplugs, Duke and Fang, The Misfits--awesome for grades 1/2)





Sardine in Outer Space by Emmanuel Guibert, Joan Sfar


Spiral-Bound by Aaron Renier



Graphic novel versions of classic novels - Black Beauty, Moby Dick. Capstone also has a series about historical events and biographies -- my kids like the Titanic one, some of the historical war ones, and Clara Barton.


see also: picture books with graphic novel traits -