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January 31, 2014

Great Graphic Novels for Teens: The 2014 Selections Are Announced

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Each year, the fantastic librarians on the Great Graphic Novels for Teens committee (a part of YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association) compile a massive list of the best graphic novels suited to teen readers. The list this year features 78 comics, all vetted for quality and content and suitable for readers ages 12 to 18. The Top 10 this year is an amazing compilation showing the variety of comics available to readers (of all ages --- this list would appeal to many adults as well). The GGNFT Top 10 is listed below; below for the full list of the committee's selections, click here.

 

 

Nonfiction:

March: Book 1 (Top Shelf) John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell 

 

Fiction:

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge (Amulet Books)

The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks (Dark Horse)

Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan and Nathan Fox (Graphix)

Mind MGMT, Vol. 1: The Manager by Matt Kindt (Dark Horse)

Rust, Vol. 2: Secrets of the Cell by Royden Lepp (Archaia)

War Brothers: The Graphic Novel by Sharon McKay and Daniel Lafrance (Annick Press)

Strobe Edge, Vol. 1-6 by Io Sakisaka (VIZ Media)

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks (First Second)

Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)