Browsing Category : Graphic Novels

Getting Through Middle School


I like an illustrated/graphic novel with a female main character focused on getting through middle school.  So many times these books have boys at the helm and it is refreshing to have one where the ladies are at the forefront.  However, just like its male counterparts, this book can be enjoyed by both genders since many of the issues relate to growing up…

A New Book from the Author of Smile


It is always big news in our house when a new book from the author of Smile, Raina Telgemeier comes out.  When I got back with a copy from Book Expo America it was the first story that my daughter dug out of a box filled with many impressive titles.  While this book may be a little more somber than her…

Best Graphic Novel Series for Kids


My favorite graphic novelist/historian has a new installment to his very popular series Nathan Hale’s Hazerdous Tales.  If you are unfamiliar with these books, Nathan Hale takes actual events from the past and the individuals who participated in them and crafts a historically accurate story with dialogue that is funny, gag filled and incredibly clever.  The phrases uttered may be…

Great Graphic Novel for Girls


Fun graphic novel alert!  This is one I couldn’t put down.  It deftly handles the tricky aspects of middle school and shows kids they are not alone. Don’t forget to Follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you won’t miss a book that will have your middle school daughter nodding with a knowing understanding.…