The Texas Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (part of the Texas Library Association). The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6-12 to explore a variety of current books. The TMGNRL list is intended for recreational reading, not to support a specific curriculum.
Loving to fix all kinds of cars but especially loving hip-hopping, dip-dropping lowriders, friends Lupe Impala, El Chavo Flapjack and Elirio Malaria compete in a "best car" contest in hopes of winning enough money to open their own shop, in a story complemented by a Spanish-English glossary. Simultaneous eBook.
A semi-autobiographical tale by the award-winning sister-brother team behind the Babymouse series follows the lives of kids whose older brother's delinquent behavior has thrown their family into chaos. Simultaneous.
A latest installment in the best-selling series occurs in the 10th year of the fabled Trojan War and reimagines the battle between infamous gods Ares, the god of war, and the clever and powerful Athena, whose power struggles exact a high human toll. Simultaneous.
After shunning Jaime, the school nerd, on her first day at a new middle school, Penelope Torres tries to blend in with her new friends in the art club, until the art club goes to war with the science club, of which Jaime is a member
"Bass Reeves : Tales of the Talented Tenth tells the story of Bass Reeves, an escaped slave who became one of the most successful lawman of the Old West and the rumored inspiration for The Lone Ranger. Volume I chronicles his life from winning shooting matches in early childhood to traveling with his master, living with Native Americans in Indian Territory, and finally becoming a Deputy US Marshal. The Tales of the Talented Tenth series will feature stories about Black history in action. Joel Christian Gill is the chairman, CEO, president, director of development, majority and minority stock holder, manager, co-manager, regional manager, assistant to the regional manager, receptionist, senior Black correspondent, and janitor of Strange Fruit Comics. In his spare time he is the chair of foundations at the New Hampshire Institute of Art and member of The Boston Comics Roundtable"
A 10th-anniversary tribute and companion to The Great American Dust Bowl combines authoritative memoir with evocative graphic and watercolor illustrations in an account published to benefit Habitat for Humanity New Orleans. Simultaneous eBook.
In graphic novel format, relates the launch and rise of Christian Dior's revolutionary fashion house through the eyes of a fictional aspiring fashion columnist who is hand-picked by the couturier to be a model in 1947
"Gotham City's most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It's got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by...like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange as the students! Like, what's up with Olive Silverlock? Is she crazy or what? Where did she go last summer? And what's the deal with her creepy mom? And how come that Freshman Maps is always following her around? And is she still going out with Kyle? P.S. Did you hear the rumor about the ghost in the North Hall?! Collects Gotham Academy #1-6 GOTHAM ACADEMY is a new teen drama set in the shadow of Batman and the craziness of Gotham City, with new characters and old plus a secret tie to Gotham's past."
Immersing herself in an online role-playing game where she enjoys fantasy heroics, Anda confronts a difficult choice when she befriends a disadvantaged Chinese kid who works illegally to collect valuable objects and sell them to other players for real money. Original.
When field scientist Lucy defies the law of her safe but authoritarian home on an oasis by leading a team of researchers into the desert to learn about the greater world, what she finds will change everything, beginning with the knowledge that beetles are not the only living creatures
Best friends Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley spend a fun summer at Lumberjane scout camp where they encounter yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons while solving a mystery that holds the fate of the world in the balance
Without any special power, middle school student Izuku Midoriya has no chance of getting into the prestigious U.A. High School for budding heroes, but an encounter with the great hero All Might gives him an opportunity to change his destiny
A graphic novel debut based on the author's critically acclaimed Web comic follows a nefarious plot by an impulsive young shapeshifter and a vengeful villain who want to defame their kingdom's Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. Simultaneous.
Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl from Jersey City who lives a conservative Muslim lifestyle with her family, suddenly acquires superhuman powers and, despite the pressures of school and home, tries to use her abilities to help her community
Princess Ulga isn't your standard princess, but her royal lineage goes back for generations. At her mother's bequest, Ulga travels to the city-state of Atraesca, where the prestigious Princess Academy lies, so that she can learn about things like diplomacy--hopefully for the benefit of her rough and tumble people. But Ulga will learn that she's more behind in her studies than she realized--and that when you're a princess, you're bound to have a few enemies
The story of the American entrepreneur behind such powerhouse innovations as the Apple computer, iPods and iPhones as well as companies including Apple and Pixar, Steve Jobs' life is presented in this fast-paced biography in graphic format that traces his meteoric successes, devastating setbacks and myriad character contradictions. By the creator of Bon Appétit.
When the scientists of Cosmos Labs bring a dinosaur from the ancient past into the present, he imprints on teenager Jessica, and together they battle the other mutated, prehistoric monsters that follow him through the time portal
Having suffered defeat at the hands of a plucky hero, former Devil King Sadao Maou and his general Shiro Ashiya have been stripped of magical power and banished to Earth where they must navigate the complexities of life in modern-day Tokyo
A child of prophecy connects the disappearances of kids from her alternate-universe Oxford to a mysterious substance known as Dust, in a first installment of a three-part graphic adaptation of the first book in the internationally best-selling series. Simultaneous.
A graphically illustrated introduction to the life and achievements of Harriet Tubman depicts her escape from slavery in the mid-19th century and her life-risking dedication to helping runaway slaves find freedom north of the Mason-Dixon line.