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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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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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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Palestine by Joe Sacco cover.

Title: Palestine Author(s): Joe Sacco Artist(s): Joe Sacco Category: Autobiographical, Politics, Middle East Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, Finnish, Turkish, Russian, German, Portuguese, Greek, Dutch, Polish, Serbian, Galician Grade Level(s): 10-12 Mature Content?: Graphic Violence, Language, Possible Anti-semitism Synopsis: In 1991-1992, Joe Sacco spent two months as an “adventure journalist” visiting settlements in the […]

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