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Best Middle-Grade Graphic Novels of 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    AKISSI

    MAY 8, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

AKISSI

by Marguerite Abouet ; illustrated by Mathieu Sapin ; translated by Judith Taboy ; Marie Bédrune

An unforgettable, boundary-busting, falling-over-funny collection that defies the narrow representations English-language... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SANITY & TALLULAH

    OCT. 23, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

SANITY & TALLULAH

by Molly Brooks illustrated by Molly Brooks

Interlaced with spot-on dialogue that is full of humor, this page-turner delivers. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ILLEGAL

    AUG. 7, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

ILLEGAL

by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin ; illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

Action-filled and engaging but considerate of both topic and audience, Ebo’s story effectively paints a picture of a child... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ZENOBIA

    OCT. 16, 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    FAKE BLOOD

    SEPT. 4, 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE DRAGON SLAYER

    APRIL 3, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

THE DRAGON SLAYER

by Jaime Hernandez ; illustrated by Jaime Hernandez

Rousing tales, spirited artwork, and rich backmatter ensure that this slim graphic novel for kids becomes a rich resource... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ALL SUMMER LONG

    MAY 1, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

ALL SUMMER LONG

by Hope Larson ; illustrated by Hope Larson

A coming-of-age story as tender and sweet as a summer evening breeze Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM

    JUNE 5, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM

edited by Chad Sell ; illustrated by Chad Sell

A breath of fresh air, this tender and dynamic collection is a must-have for any graphic-novel collection. Full review >

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