Additional Graphic Novels
The cover of Barefoot Gen, an additional graphic novel.

Additional Non-fiction Graphic Novels: A. D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, by Josh Neufeld Agincourt 1415: A Graphic Novel, by Will Gill Barefoot Gen: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima, by Keiji Nakazawa The Beats: A Graphic History, by Paul Buhle (editor) Chicken With Plums, by Marjane Satrapi Comanche Moon, by Jack Jackson Echoes of the […]

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Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco

Title: Footnotes in Gaza Author(s): Joe Sacco Artist(s): Joe Sacco Category: True, War, Politics Languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, French, Indonesian, Turkish, Dutch, Czech, German, Swedish, Polish Grade Level(s): 9-12 Mature Content?: graphic violence, language Synopsis: Footnotes in Gaza serves as a companion piece to Joe Sacco’s Palestine. For this graphic novel, he went into […]

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Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea
The cover of Pyongyang, by Guy Delisle.

Title: Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea Author(s): Guy Delisle Artist(s): Guy Delisle Category: True Languages: English, French, Spanish, Finnish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Czech, Turkish, Croatian, Swedish, Polish, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Danish, Norwegian Grade Level(s): 6-12 Mature Content?: No Synopsis: Pyongyang follows the story of Guy Delisle, an animator contracted to work in North Korea […]

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War Brothers: The Graphic Novel
The Cover of War Brothers: The Graphic Novel by Sharon E. McKay, illustrated by Daniel Lefrance.

Title: War Brothers: The Graphic Novel Author(s): Sharon E. McKay Artist(s): Daniel Lefrance Category: Based-On, War, Child Soldiers Languages: English Grade Level(s):7-12 Mature Content?: Violence, Implied Rape Synopsis: Based on interviews conducted in Uganda, War Brothers: The Graphic Novel is a fictionalized account of child soldiers in Africa. McKay initially wrote the story as an […]

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Vagabond, by Takehiko Inoue
A look at the cover of Vagabond, vol. 11, by Takehiko Inoue.

Title: Vagabond Author(s): Takehiko Inoue Artist(s): Takehiko Inoue Category: Historical, Biographical Languages: Japanese, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Indonesian Grade Level(s): 9-12 Mature Content?: Violence Synopsis: Vagabond is the tale of Miyamoto Musashi, one of the most revered swordsmen and philosophers in all of Japanese history, treading the line between manga and graphic novel. The series […]

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March by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
The cover of March, by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

Title: March Author(s): John Lewis and Andrew Aydin Artist(s): Nate Powell Category: Autobiographical Languages: English, French (Books 1 & 2), Italian (Book 1) Grade Level(s): 7-12 Mature Content?: Racist Language, Violence Synopsis: March is the three part, graphic novel autobiography of Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis’s life. It begins all the way back […]

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Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang
The cover from Boxers & Saints, by Gene Luen Yang

Title: Boxers & Saints Author(s): Gene Luen Yang Artist(s): Gene Luen Yang Category: Based-On Languages: English, French Grade Level(s): 9-12 Mature Content?: Violence Synopsis: Boxers & Saints is  series of two parallel graphic novels, exploring two sides of the Boxer Rebellion in China. Boxers follows the story and perspective of Little Bao, a rural Chinese […]

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Pride of Baghdad

Title: Pride of Baghdad Author(s): Brian K. Vaughn Artist(s): Niko Henrichon Category: Based-On a True Story, Politics, War Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, Czech, Farsi, German, Turkish, Norwegian, Greek Grade Level(s): 7-12 Mature Content?: Graphic Violence, Language Synopsis: In April of 2003, four lions escaped from the zoo in Baghdad, Iraq during a US […]

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