Popular Teen Graphic Novels
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular graphic novels for teens.
Nova Huang knows more about magic than your average teen witch. She works at her grandmothers' bookshop, where she helps them loan out spell books and investigate any supernatural occurrences in their New England town. One fateful night, she follows reports of a white wolf into the woods, and she comes across the unexpected: her childhood crush, Tam Lang, battling a horse demon in the woods. As a werewolf, Tam has been wandering from place to place for years, unable to call any town home. Pursued by dark forces eager to claim the magic of wolves and out of options, Tam turns to Nova for help. Their latent feelings are rekindled against the backdrop of witchcraft, untested magic, occult rituals, and family ties both new and old in this enchanting tale of self-discovery.
Format: Graphic Novel - 2019View Mooncakes
On A Sunbeam
In two interwoven timelines, a ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together; and two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love, only to learn the pain of loss.
Format: Graphic Novel - 2018View On A Sunbeam
Are You Listening?
A chance encounter sends runaway Bea on a journey through West Texas with Lou, who Bea must trust as she is driven to confront buried truths about loss and heartbreak.
Format: Graphic Novel - 2019View Are You Listening?
House of X: Powers of X
Mutants are the future, and the future begins now! House of X and Powers of X intertwine to reveal the secret past, present, future, and far future of Mutantkind! It all starts when Charles Xavier reveals his new masterplan for Mutantkind, one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of humanity and into the light..
Format: Graphic Novel - 2019View House of X: Powers of X
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
"You must read this book." --Neil Gaiman The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication. Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form. (syndetics)
Format: Book - 1993View Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures
"In a collection of personal comics that span eight years of her young adult life, author-illustrator Noelle Stevenson charts the highs and lows of being a creative human in the world." -- inside front jacket flap.
Format: Graphic Novel - 2020View The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures
The Way of the House Husband: 1
"He was the fiercest member of the yakuza, a man who left countless underworld legends in his wake. They called him 'the Immortal Dragon'. But one day he walked away from it all to walk another path--the path of the househusband! The curtain rises on this cozy yakuza comedy!"--Provided by publisher.
Format: Graphic Novel - 2019View The Way of the House Husband: 1
Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights
August 26, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote. And while suffrage has been a critical win for women's liberation around the world, the struggle for women's rights has been ongoing for thousands of years, across many cultures, and encompassing an enormous variety of issues. Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists is a fun, fascinating, and full-color exploration of that important history, tracing its roots from antiquity to show how 21st-century feminism developed. Along the way, you'll meet a wide range of important historical figures and learn about many political movements, including suffrage, abolition, labor, LGBT liberation, the waves of feminism, and more. (syndetics)
Format: Graphic Novel - 2019View Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights
Check, Please!: Book 2, Sticks & Scones
"Eric Bittle is heading into his junior year at Samwell University, and not only does he have new teammates -- he has a brand new boyfriend! Bitty and Jack must navigate their new, secret, long-distance relationship, and decide how to reveal their relationship to friends and teammates. And on top of that, Bitty's time at Samwell is quickly coming to an end. It's two full hockey seasons packed with big wins and high stakes!"--Provided by publisher.
Format: Graphic Novel - 2020View Check, Please!: Book 2, Sticks & Scones
My Hero Academia: Vol. 23, Our Brawl
"The final match of the battle training between Class A and Class B continues. Zapped by Shinso's mind control, Midoriya enters a fugue state where he meets on of the former users of One For All. What powerful Quirks have yet to be unlocked? Midoriya will surely need the full potential of One For All someday, but in the meantime, a new enemy--the Meta Liberation Army--begins to make its moves."--Page  of cover (10/21/2020 6:01:18 PM)
Format: Graphic Novel - 2020View My Hero Academia: Vol. 23, Our Brawl