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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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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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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