I would like to propose that we create one new day every week that is set aside just for the reading of graphic novels. Then I would have time to read all of these amazing new books!
Scout Is Not a Band Kid / by Jade Armstrong
When Scout learns that her favorite author is doing an exclusive autograph session at the end of the year, she’s determined to be there! She officially needs a plan…and when she finds out that her school’s band is heading to the same location for their annual trip, an idea takes shape. Being a band kid can’t be that hard, right?
Swan Lake: Quest for the Kingdoms / by Rey Terciero & Megan Kearney
Odette and Dillie are supposed to be enemies. Their kingdoms have been feuding since before they were born. But when the two princesses meet each other at the lake that separates their castles, it’s clear they were destined to be best friends.
Little Monarchs / by Jonathan Case
This adventure tells the story of 10-year-old Elvie and her crucial mission to save humanity from extinction after a sun shift has changed life on earth as we know it.
Tentacle Kitty: Tales Around the Teacup / by John Merritt
Join “The Pink One” and friends as the whole tentacle kitty gang regales us with tales of action and adventure over tea! From hunting down cotton candy mice, to pirate hijinks, and mega convention run ins, this tome features stories for all readers, told only as a Tentacle Kitty can!
The First Cat in Space Ate Pizza / by Mac Barnett & Shawn Harris
Something terrible is happening in the skies! Rats are eating the MOON! There’s only ONE hero for the job, a bold and fearsome beast bioengineered in a secret lab to be the moon’s savior and Earth’s last hope! And that hero is . . . a cat. A cat who will be blasted into space!
Pacey Packer Unicorn Tracker 3: Mermaids vs. Unicorns / by J.C. Phillipps
The last time she was in Unicorn land, Pacey lost the Alpha Unicorn’s horn, and he wants it back! Can Pacey and Slasher find the missing horn . . . without getting on the bad side of any mermaids?
Avatar the Last Airbender: Zuko Finds His Way
After his continued failure to capture the Avatar, a disgraced and disgruntled Zuko decides to part ways with his uncle and mentor, Iroh, and venture out on his own. But as he wanders, he discovers parts of himself long buried and learns what is truly important in life.
The Rema Chronicles 1: Realm of the Blue Mist / by Amy Kim Kibuishi
Tabby Simon is determined to learn what happened to her father, who was found dead after researching a tree that leaks a mysterious mist in her neighborhood. She is unexpectedly led to Rema, a distant world of magic and beauty that is periodically invaded by a nearby planet desperate for resources.
Into the Heartlands / by Roseanne A. Brown
Twelve-year-old Shuri is a lot of things. Scientist. Princess. All around cooler person than her pain-in-the-butt big brother, T’Challa. Shuri knows she could do so much more to help Wakanda, but everyone is obsessed with the prince because he’s the next Black Panther.
The Real Riley Mayes / by Rachel Elliot
Funny and full of heart, this debut graphic novel is a story about friendship, identity, and embracing all the parts of yourself that make you special. Fifth grade is just not Riley’s vibe. Everyone else is in a friend group–except Riley. Her best friend moved away. All she wants to do is draw, and her grades show it.
Jen is just getting used to her life on Peapod Farm with her new stepsisters, Andy and Reese. But when the school year starts, there are even more changes in store for her. Jen has to navigate new friends and new challenges–but at least she’ll have Andy with her, right?
Sue just wants to spend the summer reading and making comics at sleepaway camp with her friends, but instead she gets stuck going to Honduras to visit relatives with her parents and two sisters. They live way out in the country, which means no texting, no cable, and no Internet!
Growing Pangs / by Kathryn Ormsbee & Molly Brooks
Katie knows there’s stuff that makes her different. She’s homeschooled, she has freckles, and her teeth are really crooked. But none of these things matter to Kacey. They’re best friends forever—just like their necklaces say. But when they go to summer camp, Kacey starts acting weird. What happened to the “forever”?
Took: A Ghost Story / by Mary Downing Hahn, Scott Peterson & Jen Vaughn
Daniel doesn’t believe the woods behind his new home are haunted by an evil witch and her terrifying beast. But then his little sister disappears . . . and it’s up to him to find her. This chilling graphic-novel version of Mary Downing Hahn’s popular page‑turner will thrill readers who love spooky stories.
Lightfall 2: Shadow of the Bird / by Tim Probert
After a battle that nearly cost them their lives, Bea and Cad awaken in the hidden settlement of the Arsai, mysterious creatures who can glimpse into the future. The Arsai’s vision paints a dire picture for their planet, as the bird Kest Ke Belenus–now awoken from a restless slumber–threatens to destroy all the Lights of Irpa.
Mapmakers & the Lost Magic / by Cameron Chittock & Amanda Castillo
For centuries, the Mapmakers kept peace in the Valley, but they’ve long since disappeared. Now the Night Coats hold power with an iron grip–there are only rules, punishments, and consequences. Until one night, on the run from the Night Coats (again), after breaking another rule (again), Alidade stumbles upon a secret door leading to a magical hideaway that belongs to the Mapmakers.
Aru Shah & the End of Time / by Roshani Chokshi & Anu Chouhan
When Aru, who lives above the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, lights the Lamp of Bharata, she unwittingly frees the Sleeper, an ancient demon whose duty it is to awaken the God of Destruction. Her classmates and beloved mother are frozen in time, and it’s up to Aru to save them.
Isla to Island / by Alexis Castellanos
Marisol loves her colorful island home. Cuba is vibrant with flowers and food and people…but things are changing. The home Marisol loves is no longer safe–and then it’s no longer her home at all. Her parents are sending her to the United States. Alone.