Teen Book List: Graphic Novels

I know it’s a bit cliche but graphic novels are definitely a great way to get reluctant readers to read. Here’s a list of graphic novels for the YA audience.


  • Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
  • Zeus: King of the Gods by George O’Connor
  • Borrowed Magic : Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden by Dave Roman
  • American Born Chinese by Gen Luen Yang
  • Level Up by Gene Luen Yang
  • Blankets: An Illustrated Novel by Craig Thompson
  • Freshman: Tales of 9th Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense by Corinne Mucha
  • Paul Has a Summer Job by Michel Rabagliati
  • Kimmie66 by Aaron Alexovich
  • The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg
  • Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451: The Authorized Adaption by Tim Hamilton
  • The Odyssey: A Graphic Novel by Gareth Hinds
  • Artichoke Tales by Megan Kelso
  • Brain Camp by Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan
  • A Wrinkle in Time : The Graphic Novel V. 1 by Madeline L’Engel and Hope Larson
  • Refresh, Refresh: A Graphic Novel by Danica Novgorodoff
  • Coraline: Based on the Novel by Neil Gaiman by P. Craig Russell
  • Drama by Raina Telgemeier


  • Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri
  • The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation by Jonathan Hennessey
  • Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert
  • Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes and Nick Bertozzi
  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  • Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan
  • Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton
  • Awkward and Definition: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag by Ariel Schrag
  • Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman
  • Maus II: A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Begin by Art Spiegelman
  • The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaption by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón

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