For Librarians

The following links are suggested titles organized by different criteria. The age ratings given are to be considered the minimum age; many of the titles for younger readers would be enjoyed by older ones as well.

All Recommended Titles Sorted by Age Group
All Recommended Titles Sorted by Author
All Recommended Titles Sorted by Genre
Comics for the Classroom(e.g., Literary Adaptation, Art History, Biographical, Current Events, Folklore)
Recommended Titles Especially for Girls
Recommended American Titles Sorted by Age Group
Recommended Manga (Japanese) Titles Sorted by Age Groups

Questions, concerns or corrections in regards to these materials should be directed to


Recommended Resources:
Gorman, Michele. Getting Graphic: Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Teens and Preteens. Linwood, 2004.

Lyga, Allyson and Barry. Graphic Novels in Your Media Center: A Definitive Guide. Libraries Unlimited, 2004.

Crawford, Philip. "Notable Graphic Novels of 2003" in Thought Bubbles, vol. 32, #4, March/April 2004.

Gorman, Michele. "Graphic Novels for Young Readers" in Book Links, May 2004.

Avery, Ben. "All-Ages Comics? Why We Need More All-Ages Comics and What We Can Do About It" in The Comic Book Digest, #3, December 2004.

Brenner, Robin. "No Flying, No Tights"

Bussert, Leslie. "Comic Books and Graphic Novels" in Comics and Research Library News, February 2005

SUNY Buffalo. "Comic Book: Internet Resources".

Rateri, Steve. "Graphic Novels for Public Libraries".

Thank You:
Debra Tryggestad, Frank Lloyd Wright Middle School, West Allis, WI, for her guidance and enthusiasm on this project.

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