Great Graphic Novels for Teens2021

Given by Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Other Names: YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, YALSA Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens
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Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a show more division of the ALA. show less
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Miles Morales Vol. 2: Bring on the Bad Guys by Saladin Ahmed2021
Ms. Marvel by Saladin Ahmed Vol. 2: Stormranger by Saladin Ahmed2021
Giant Days, Volume Fourteen by John Allison2021
Giant Days, Volume Thirteen by John Allison2021
Giant Days, Volume Twelve by John Allison2021
Fangs by Sarah Andersen2021
A Quick & Easy Guide to Sex & Disability by A. Andrews2021
What the Font?! – A Manga Guide to Western Typeface by Kuniichi Ashiya2021
We'll Soon Be Home Again by Jessica Bab Bonde2021
Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf2021
Making Comics by Lynda Barry2021
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 2: Once Bitten by Jordie Bellaire2021
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 3: Hellmouth by Jordie Bellaire2021
Naomi: Season One by Brian Michael Bendis2021
Young Justice Vol. 1: Gemworld by Brian Michael Bendis2021
Young Justice Vol. 2: Lost in the Multiverse by Brian Michael Bendis2021
Catherine's War by Julia Billet2021
The Phantom Twin by Lisa Brown2021
I Left the House Today!: Comics by Cassandra Calin by Cassandra Calin2021
The PLAIN Janes [omnibus] by Cecil Castellucci2021
Cub by Cynthia L. Copeland2021
Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up by Heather Corinna2021
Class Act by Jerry Craft2021
The Times I Knew I Was Gay by Eleanor Crewes2021
Flamer by Mike Curato2021
Ironheart Vol. 2: Ten Rings (Ironheart (2)) by Eve Ewing2021
Phoolan Devi, Rebel Queen by Claire Fauvel2021
Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder2021
Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami Garcia2021
The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay2021
Ghosted in L.A. Vol. 1 by Sina Grace2021
Mary: The Adventures of Mary Shelley's Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter by Brea Grant2021
The Dark Matter of Mona Starr by Laura Lee Gulledge2021
Sapiens: A Graphic History, Vol. 1: The Birth of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari2021
The Last Halloween, Vol. 1: Children by Abby Howard2021
Displacement by Kiku Hughes2021
A Cat Story by Ursula Murray Husted2021
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson2021
Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America by Tommy Jenkins2021
The Strange Ones by Jeremy Jusay2021
Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare, Volume 4 by Yuhki Kamatani2021
Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights by Mikki Kendall2021
What We Don't Talk About by Charlot Kristensen2021
Seven Little Sons of the Dragon: A Collection of Seven Stories by Ryoko Kui2021
Drifting Dragons 3 by Taku Kuwabara2021
Drifting Dragons 4 by Taku Kuwabara2021
Drifting Dragons 5 by Taku Kuwabara2021
Drifting Dragons, Vol. 1: Life in the Clouds by Taku Kuwabara2021
Drifting Dragons, Vol.2: Occupational Hazards by Taku Kuwabara2021
All Together Now by Hope Larson2021
Sentient by Jeff Lemire2021
Camp Spirit by Axelle Lenoir2021
A Map to the Sun by Sloane Leong2021
Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice by Debbie Levy2021
Green Lantern: Legacy by Minh Lê2021
Stephen McCranie's Space Boy Volume 5 by Stephen McCranie2021
Stephen McCranie's Space Boy Volume 6 by Stephen McCranie2021
Stephen McCranie's Space Boy Volume 7 by Stephen McCranie2021
Stephen McCranie's Space Boy Volume 8 by Stephen McCranie2021
Outpost Zero Volume 3 by Sean McKeever2021
Topside by J. N. Monk2021
Batman: Nightwalker (The Graphic Novel) by Stuart Moore2021
The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel by Michael Moreci2021
The Golden Age: Book 1 by Roxanne Moreil2021
Nicnevin and the Bloody Queen by Helen Mullane2021
Primer by Jennifer Muro2021
The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp2021
The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 1 by Kousuke Oono2021
The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 2 by Kousuke Oono2021
The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 3 by Kousuke Oono2021
The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 4 by Kousuke Oono2021
Heartstopper: Volume 1 by Alice Oseman2021
Heartstopper: Volume 2 by Alice Oseman2021
Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier by Jim Ottaviani2021
The Golden Sheep, Volume 1 by Kaori Ozaki2021
The Golden Sheep, Volume 2 by Kaori Ozaki2021
The Golden Sheep, Volume 3 by Kaori Ozaki2021
Fence, Vol. 4: Rivals by C. S. Pacat2021
The Witch's Hand by Nathan Page2021
Ronin Island Vol. 2 by Greg Pak2021
Suncatcher by Jose Pimienta2021
Relics of Youth Volume 1 by Chad Rebmann2021
Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds2021
The Daughters of Ys by Jo Rioux2021
Runaways [2017] Volume 5: Canon Fodder by Rainbow Rowell2021
Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 1 by Io Sakisaka2021
Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 2 by Io Sakisaka2021
Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 3 by Io Sakisaka2021
Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 4 by Io Sakisaka2021
Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 5 by Io Sakisaka2021
You Brought Me The Ocean by Alex Sanchez2021
Witch Hat Atelier, Vol. 4: Twisted Paths by Kamome Shirahama2021
Witch Hat Atelier, Vol. 5: Belly of the Beast by Kamome Shirahama2021
Witch Hat Atelier, Vol. 6: Follow the Smoke by Kamome Shirahama2021
Black Heroes of the Wild West: Featuring Stagecoach Mary, Bass Reeves, and Bob Lemmons: A TOON Graphic by James Otis Smith2021
The Deep & Dark Blue by Niki Smith2021
Banned Book Club by Hyun Sook Kim2021
My Riot by Rick Spears2021
Kaiju Girl Caramelise, Vol. 2 by Aoki Spica2021
The Avant-Guards Vol. 2 by Carly Usdin2021
Life is Strange Vol. 2: Waves by Emma Vieceli2021
Life is strange Vol. 3: Strings by Emma Vieceli2021
Gwenpool Strikes Back by Leah Williams2021
Invisible Kingdom: Edge of Everything by G. Willow Wilson2021
Invisible Kingdom: Walking the Path by G. Willow Wilson2021
Blue Period 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi2021
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang2021
Satoko and Nada, Volume 3 by Yupechika2021
Tiananmen 1989: Our Shattered Hopes by Lun Zhang2021
Iyanu Child of Wonder Volume One2021


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