Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi
The covers of Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi.

Title: Persepolis Author(s): Marjane Satrapi Artist(s): Marjane Satrapi Category: Autobiographical Languages: French, English, German, Finnish, Italian, Indonesian, Greek, Romanian, Spanish, Czech, Polish, Danish, Swedish, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Thai, Hebrew, Japanese, Hungarian, Korean Grade Level(s): 9-12 Mature Content?: Violence Synopsis: Persepolis is an autobiographical account, telling the story of the Islamic Revolution in Iran through Satrapi’s eyes, […]

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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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Stitches: A Memoir by David Small
The cover of Stitches: A Memoir by David Small.

Title: Stitches: A Memoir Author(s): David Small Artist(s): David Small Category: Autobiographical Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Serbian Grade Level(s): 9-12 Mature Content?: Abuse, Sexuality Synopsis: Stitches isn’t just a title, it’s a condition. When David Small was a child, his radiologist father treated issues with his sinuses and digestive tract. As […]

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Title: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Author(s): Alison Bechdel Artist(s): Alison Bechdel Category: Autobiographical Languages: English, French, Spanish,Italian, Hungarian, Korean, German, Greek, Turkish, Chinese Grade Level(s): 10-12 Mature Content?: Nudity, some sex Synopsis: Fun Home is a memoir, in which Alison Bechdel tells the story of her relationship with her father and, to some extent, her […]

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El Deafo

Title: El Deafo Author(s): Cece Bell Artist(s): Cece Bell Category: Autobiographical Languages: English, French Grade Level(s): 4-8 Mature Content?: N/A Synopsis: El Deafo is Cece Bell’s autobiography. At age 4, Bell got meningitis, leaving her suddenly deaf.  In order to integrate her into a classroom, the school adopted a special system that integrated with her hearing […]

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