Holiday Recommendations - Kids Graphic Novels

The Tryout: A Graphic Novel By Christina Soontornvat, Joanna Cacao (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338741261
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Published: Graphix - September 6th, 2022

STAND TALL.

BE LOUD.

GAME FACE ON.

This pitch perfect graphic memoir about courage and competition, friendship and belonging is perfect for fans of Smile, New Kid, Rollergirl, and Real Friends.

“A captivating middle-grade gem.” — The New York Times Book Review

“Funny, rel


Frizzy By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250259639
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Published: First Second - October 18th, 2022

Winner of the 2023 Pura Belpré Award for Children's Text
Winner of the 2023 Eisner for Best Publication for Kids
October 2022 Indie Bestseller


Freestyle: A Graphic Novel By Gale Galligan Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338045802
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Published: Graphix - October 18th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Gale Galligan, a fun, high-energy graphic novel about friendship, family, and the last hurrahs of middle school.

Cory's dance crew is getting ready for a major competition. It's the last one before they graduate eighth grade and go their separate ways to high schools all over New York City, so they have to make it count!


Tidesong By Wendy Xu, Wendy Xu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wendy Xu, Wendy Xu (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062955791
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Published: Quill Tree Books - November 16th, 2021

Perfect for fans of Studio Ghibli and The Tea Dragon Society, this is a magically heartwarming graphic novel about self-acceptance and friendship.


Terry's Crew By Terry Crews, Cory Thomas Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316499989
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Little, Brown Ink - November 8th, 2022

Actor/author/athlete Terry Crews digs into his childhood in Flint, Michigan, to tell a story of fitting in and finding your place in his showstopping debut middle-grade graphic novel, the start of a series.

Terry's Crew is a true delight from beginning to end.


Cat Kid Comic Club: Collaborations: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #4): From the Creator of Dog Man By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338846621
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Published: Graphix - November 29th, 2022

The Cat Kid Comic Club learns to collaborate in this creative, funny, and insightful graphic novel by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of Dog Man.

Excitement and imagination run wild as Naomi, Melvin, Poppy, Gilbert, Curly, and their siblings get back to making comics with originality and laughter.


Another Kind By Trevor Bream, Cait May (Illustrator), Cait May Cover Image
By Trevor Bream, Cait May (Illustrator), Cait May
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063043534
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Published: HarperAlley - October 26th, 2021

Six kids search for a new place to call home in this middle grade graphic novel debut by comic creators Cait May and Trevor Bream, for fans of Marvel’s Runaways and The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag. Another Kind is not your average monster story.


Dungeons & Dragons: Dungeon Club: Roll Call By Molly Knox Ostertag, Xanthe Bouma (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Molly Knox Ostertag, Xanthe Bouma (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063039247
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: HarperAlley - November 29th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Molly Knox Ostertag and critically acclaimed illustrator Xanthe Bouma comes an all-new Dungeons & Dragons graphic novel series!

Middle school is a dungeon… At least, that’s how Jess sees it.


Leon the Extraordinary: A Graphic Novel (Leon #1) By Jamar Nicholas, Jamar Nicholas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamar Nicholas, Jamar Nicholas (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338744156
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Published: Graphix - October 4th, 2022

Leon is an ordinary kid who becomes extraordinary when he fights a supervillain to save his school!

"Leon is a superhero, whose powers are kindness and common sense. It's a really good book about a really good kid!" -- Jerry Craft, author and illustrator of New Kid

"A heartfelt and hilarious hero’s journey.


Narwhalicorn and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #7) By Ben Clanton Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735266728
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Published: Tundra Books - October 4th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

In the hilarious seventh book of this blockbuster graphic novel series, Narwhal wishes to see a unicorn — and actually becomes one!


PAWS: Mindy Makes Some Space By Nathan Fairbairn, Michele Assarasakorn (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593351932
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 15th, 2022

Are you a fan of Raina Telgemeier or Shannon Hale? Then you won’t want to miss the second book in this graphic novel series that’s the Baby-Sitters Club for pets!


Ham Helsing #1: Vampire Hunter By Rich Moyer Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593308912
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

The monster hunt is on! A rip-roaring graphic novel adventure about the latest in a famous family of vampire-hunting pigs, inspired by legendary monster slayer Van Helsing!


Magical Boy Volume 1: A Graphic Novel By The Kao, The Kao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By The Kao, The Kao (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781338775525
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2022

A breathtakingly imaginative fantasy series starring Max—a high schooler chosen to become the next "Magical Girl." There's just one catch . . . he's a trans boy!

Although he was assigned female at birth, Max is your average trans man trying to get through high school as himself.


Good-bye Stacey, Good-bye: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-Sitters Club #11) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338616040
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Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2022

A brand-new Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adapted by Gabriela Epstein!

Stacey McGill is moving back to New York! That means no more Stoneybrook Middle School, no more Charlotte Johanssen, and worst of all... no more Baby-sitters Club. Stacey's friends are crushed when they hear that Stacey's moving, especially Claudia.


Jessi's Secret Language: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-Sitters Club #12) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) By Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338616071
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Graphix - September 6th, 2022

A brand-new Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adapted by Eisner-nominated artist Chan Chau!

Jessi recently moved to Stoneybrook and is one of the newest members of The Baby-sitters Club. She's getting ready to start regularly sitting for the BSC's newest charge, Matt Braddock. Matt has been Deaf since birth and uses sign language to communicate, so Jessi has to use it, too.


Garlic and the Vampire By Bree Paulsen, Bree Paulsen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bree Paulsen, Bree Paulsen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062995087
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 28th, 2021

An enchanting, farm-fresh debut graphic novel starring an unusual heroine who is braver than she realizes, for middle grade readers looking for a cozy, adventuresome read in the vein of Witch Boy or Be Prepared.


Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novels: The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan, The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline, and The Case of Baker Street Station By Serena Blasco, Tanya Gold (Translated by) Cover Image
By Serena Blasco, Tanya Gold (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524871352
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - December 6th, 2022

In Book 2 of the series, Enola is back on the case, deciphering clues and developing leads in each of three new mysteries. What she doesn’t know is that she, too, is being pursued—by her own brother!


Pokémon: Sword & Shield, Vol. 5 By Hidenori Kusaka, Satoshi Yamamoto (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hidenori Kusaka, Satoshi Yamamoto (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781974726561
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: VIZ Media LLC - December 13th, 2022

Awesome adventures inspired by the best-selling Pokémon Sword & Shield video games set in the wild Galar region!

Casey Shield, a hacker who invented the Dynamax Simulator, and Henry Sword, a boy who repairs gear for Pokémon, both dream of entering the Galar region's Gym battles. For Casey, it's a chance to reunite with her lost Pokémon.


The Wondrous Wonders By Camille Jourdy Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250799111
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: First Second - November 1st, 2022

With irresistible wit and brilliant strokes of watercolor, Camille Jourdy brings this dreamlike fable to life. Wondrous Wonders is a tale of pure magic for children and adults alike.


Spirit Week By Ira Marcks Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316278065
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock
Published: Little, Brown Ink - October 25th, 2022

Secret rooms, eerie curses, forgotten caves. Could you survive a week in the Underlook Hotel?
 
Aspiring engineer Suzy Hess is invited to the famous Underlook Hotel, domain of the reclusive horror writer Jack Axworth, in the mountains above her hometown of Estes Park, Colorado.


Swim Team: A Graphic Novel By Johnnie Christmas, Johnnie Christmas (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063056763
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Published: HarperAlley - May 17th, 2022

“Combines wonderful characters and history to create a story that will make you want to dive right in!” JERRY CRAFT, author of the Newbery Medal–winning New Kid

A splashy, contemporary middle grade graphic novel from bestselling comics creator Johnnie Christmas!


Besties: Find Their Groove (The World of Click) By Kayla Miller, Kristina Luu (Illustrator), Jeffrey Canino Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780358561927
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Clarion Books - September 27th, 2022

A fun and fresh spin-off of the New York Times bestselling Click graphic novels. With the school dance around the corner, fashionistas Beth and Chanda are ready to dazzle!


Hooky Volume 2 By Míriam Bonastre Tur, Míriam Bonastre Tur (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358693093
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Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller!

This magical adventure from the #1 digital comic platform WEBTOON continues as Dani and Dorian answer the question they’ve been avoiding: could one of them be the king of witches? A classic good-vs-evil struggle plays out on an epic stage in the second volume of this bestselling comic.


Enemies (Berrybrook Middle School #5) By SVETLANA CHMAKOVA Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9781975312725
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Published: JY - September 27th, 2022

Felicity’s sure she’s going to do something big. Exactly what is still a mystery, but she’ll figure it out. Her sister, Letty, teases Felicity that she never finishes stuff, but that’s just because Letty is so perfect. Still, life is good with plenty of friends—drawing with the art club and playing games with her buddies keep her busy.


The Cosmic Adventures of Astrid and Stella (The Cosmic Adventures of Astrid and Stella Book #1 (A Hello!Lucky Book)): A Graphic Novel By Hello!Lucky Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419757013
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Abrams Fanfare - September 20th, 2022

Blast off with The Cosmic Adventures of Astrid and Stella, first in an out-of-this world graphic novel series from Sabrina and Eunice Moyle, the bestselling creators Hello!Lucky.
 
Meet Astrid and Stella! These best friends are ready to fire up the turbo blasters and take off into the stratosphere!


Remarkably Ruby (Emmie & Friends) By Terri Libenson, Terri Libenson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Terri Libenson, Terri Libenson (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780063139183
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 3rd, 2022

From bestselling author Terri Libenson, this is a story about how there’s more to everyone than meets the eye.

Pride. Popularity . . . Poetry? Middle school.

Ruby and Mia are total opposites:

Ruby is a little awkward, not a “joiner,” and loves to write poetry.

While Mia is type A, popular(ish), and wants to be class prez.


Surviving the Wild: Rainbow the Koala By Remy Lai Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250785442
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 5th, 2022

Planet Earth meets Narwhal and Jelly in this funny and suspenseful early reader graphic novel series featuring heroic animals surviving in the perilous wilderness! Inspired by true events, the book includes facts about climate change, koalas, and how kids can help protect the environment.


Surviving the Wild: Star the Elephant By Remy Lai Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250784995
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 5th, 2022

Planet Earth meets Narwhal and Jelly in this funny and suspenseful young reader graphic novel adventure series featuring heroic animals! Inspired by true events, the book includes facts about climate change, elephants, and how kids can help protect the environment.


Surviving the Wild: Sunny the Shark By Remy Lai Cover Image
$13.99
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9781250785459
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 9th, 2022

Planet Earth meets Narwhal and Jelly in this funny and suspenseful early reader graphic novel series featuring heroic animals surviving in the perilous wilderness! Inspired by true events, the story includes facts about climate change, sharks, and how kids can help protect the environment.


New Kid: A Newbery Award Winner By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


Class Act: A Graphic Novel By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.


Witches of Brooklyn: S'More Magic: (A Graphic Novel) By Sophie Escabasse Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593119334
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Published: Random House Graphic - September 6th, 2022

You can take a witch out of Brooklyn . . . and put her in the woods? As if learning magic wasn’t hard enough, now Effie has to go to SUMMER CAMP! The hit middle-grade graphic novel series continues with this new adventure that's filled to the brim with magic and mayhem!