Our Year in Reading: Kids Graphic Novels

If there’s one thing that booksellers and kids have in common, it’s a shared love of graphic novels. We love to pass graphic novels back and forth, and we love to recommend them to young readers, too. Here are some of our favorites from the past year:

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Séance Tea Party Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984894151
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Published: Random House Graphic - September 15th, 2020

We loved this creative take on a story about finding friendship in unexpected places and growing up. The art in this book is beautiful and imaginative, and you can lose yourself in the story while you read. This one is great for adults, too!


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Witches of Brooklyn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593119273
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Graphic - September 1st, 2020

Charmingly quirky yet full of heart, this book follows Effie and her new life with two strange old aunts in Brooklyn. After losing her mom, Effie struggles to adjust to her new home, but discovering that her aunts can do magic (and can teach her!) makes the transition a little easier.


Dungeon Critters Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250195470
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Published: First Second - September 29th, 2020

A group of four friends go on Dungeons & Dragons type quests across a magical land: what’s not to love? It’s silly and fun and exciting with a little bit of romance, magical evil plants, a mysterious fox in disguise, and a great plot twist. We wanted to keep adventuring with this party forever.


City of Secrets Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780593114483
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

Do you have a young reader in your life who loves a good mystery? We adored this book that features two feisty young friends, a mysterious puzzle box building, a few nefarious villains, and a complex plot that reveals the secret held by the city. A page-turning adventure for kids and kids at heart!


Lightfall: The Girl & the Galdurian Cover Image
By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062990464
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Published: HarperAlley - September 1st, 2020

This is the start of a new graphic novel series. It’s the perfect combination of fantasy, adventure, and wonder, and we loved the characters’ personalities. The world of Lightfall is an entrancing world, and we're excited to see where the story goes next!


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Bug Boys Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781984896766
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Published: Random House Graphic - February 11th, 2020

  


Snapdragon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250171115
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

  


Kerry and the Knight of the Forest Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984893291
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Published: Random House Graphic - July 7th, 2020

Kerry might be lost in this fantastical middle-grade graphic novel, but that doesn't mean he'll give up! With twists and turns at every part of this journey, Kerry's adventure is perfect for fans of Amulet and Mighty Jack.

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