Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List 2018

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A recommended reading list of graphic novel designed for children in grades K-5 

Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List 2018

* Titles marked with asterisk received a unanimous vote from the selection committee members.

            + Title is part of a series.


Grades K-2                                                                            

+Arnold, Tedd, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss. Noodleheads See the Future. Holiday House. 2017. ISBN: 9780823436736


Arsenault, Isabelle. Colette’s Lost Pet. Tundra Books. 2017. ISBN:  9780553536591


+Brremaud, Frederic. Little Tales in the Jungle. Art by Frederico Bertolucci. Magnetic Press.  2016. ISBN: 9781942367260


Brunetti, Ivan. Wordplay. TOON Books. 2017. ISBN: 9781943145171    


+Burks, James. Bird & Squirrel On Fire. Graphix. 2017. ISBN: 9780545804301


*Dahl, Michael. Be A Star, Wonder Woman! Art by Omar Lozano. Picture Window Books. 2017.

ISBN: 9781515814023


*Eaton, Maxwell, III. I’m Awake!. Knopf Books for Young Readers. 2017. ISBN: 978037584578


*Graegin, Stephanie. Little Fox in the Forest. Schwartz & Wade. 2017. ISBN: 9780553537895


+Hayes, Geoffrey. Benny & Penny in How to Say Goodbye. TOON Books. 2016.

ISBN: 9781935179993


Holm, Jennifer L. Little Babymouse and the Christmas Cupcakes. Art by Matthew Holm. 2016. ISBN: 9781101937440


Richards, Barnaby. Blip!. TOON Books. 2016. ISBN: 9781935179986


*Sturm, James, Andrew Arnold and Alexis Frederick-Frost. Hocus Focus. First Second. 2017.

ISBN: 9781596436541


*Sullivan, Mary. Frankie. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2017. ISBN: 9780544611139


*Sullivan, Mary. Treat. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2016. ISBN: 9780544472709


+Torres, J. Brobots 2 and the Mecha Malarkey!. Art by Sean Dove. Oni Press. 2017.

ISBN: 9781620104248


Grades 3-5


Alvarez, Lorena. Nightlights. Nobrow Press. 2017. 9781910620137


Bar-el, Dan. Dog Night at the Story Zoo. Art by Vicki Nerino. Tundra Books. 2017.

 ISBN:  9781101918388


+Brockinton, Drew. CatStronauts: Mission Moon. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 2017.

ISBN: 9780316307475


+Brockington, Drew. CatStronauts: Race To Mars. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 2017.

ISBN: 9780316307482


*Chmakova, Svetlana. Brave. YenPress. 2017. ISBN: 9780316363174


*Eliopoulos, Christopher. Cosmic Commandos. Dial Books. 2017.  ISBN: 9781101994481


+Friedolfs, Derek. DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #2 Fort Solitude. Art by Dustin Nguyen. Scholastic. 2016. ISBN: 9780545876841


Hale, Shannon. Real Friends. Art by LeUyen Pham. First Second. 2017. ISBN: 9781626722804


+Hatke, Ben. Mighty Jack and the Goblin King. First Second. 2017. ISBN: 9781626722668,


*+Holm, Jennifer L., Mathew Holm, Jarret J. Krosoczka (editors). Comic Squad: Detention! (Comics Squad #3). Random House Books for Young Readers. 2017. ISBN: 9780553512687


Howard, Abby. Dinosaur Empire! (Earth Before Us #1): Journey through the Mesozoic Era. Harry N. Abrams. 2017. ISBN: 9781419723063


Jamieson, Victoria. All’s Faire in Middle School. Dial Books. 2017. ISBN: 9780525429982


+Larson, Hope. Knife’s Edge: A Graphic Novel (Four Points, Book 2). Art by Rebecca Mock. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2017. ISBN: 9780374300449


+Lawrence, Mike. Star Scouts #1. First Second. 2017. ISBN 9781626722804


Leijten, Aileen. Lint Boy. Clarion Books. 2017. ISBN: 9780544528604


Lucke, Deb. Lunch Witch 2: Knee Deep in Niceness. Papercutz. 2016. ISBN: 9781629915036


Middleton, Dan. Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal. HarperCollins. 2017. ISBN:  9780062574329


O’Neill, Katie. Princess Princess Ever After. Oni Press. 2016. ISBN: 9781620103401


+Pearson, Luke. Hilda and the Stone Forest (Hilda #5). Flying Eye Books. 2016. ISBN:  9781909263741


Renner, Benjamin. The Big Bad Fox. First Second. 2016. ISBN: 9781626723313


+Riess, Natalie. Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 1: LIGHTS, CAMERA, SNACKTION! Oni Press. 2016. ISBN: 9781620103135


Sava, Scott Christian. Animal Crackers. Art by Alison Acton. First Second. 2017.

ISBN: 9781626729253


Siegel, Mark and Alexis Siegel. 5 Worlds Book 1: The Sand Warrior. Art by Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller and Boya Sun. Penguin Random House. 2017. ISBN: 9781101935866


Terrell, Brandon. Daydream Receiver (Jake Maddox Graphic Novels). Art by Eduardo García. Stone Arch Books. 2017. ISBN: 9781496537027


+Weiser, Joey. Mermin Volume 5: Making Waves. Oni Press. 2017. ISBN: 9781620103944


Wiesner, David and Donna Jo Napoli. Fish Girl. Art by David Wiesner. Clarion Books. 2017.

ISBN 9780544815124


Xu, Ru. NewsPrints. Graphix. 2017. ISBN: 9780545803120


Grades K-5


*+Clanton, Ben. Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1). Tundra Books. 2016.  ISBN: 9781101918265


*+Clanton, Ben. Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #2). Tundra Books. 2017.

ISBN: 9781101918296


*+Doerrfeld, Cori. Cici: A Fairy’s Tale #2 Truth in Sight. Art by Cori Doerrfeld and Tyler Page. Graphic Universe. 2016. ISBN: 9781467761536


+Harper, Charise Mericle. Crafty Cat #1 The Amazing Crafty Cat. First Second. 2017. ISBN: 9781626724860


+Hicks, Faith Erin. The Nameless City Volume 2: The Stone Heart. Color by Jordie Bellaire.      First Second. 2017. ISBN: 9781626721586


+Jamieson, Victoria. The Great Art Caper (Pets on the Loose!). Macmillan/Henry Holt. 2017.

ISBN: 9781627791199


*Koch, Falynn. Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly. First Second. 2017. ISBN: 9781626724082    


Krosoczka, Jarrett. Star Wars Jedi Academy #5: The Force Oversleeps. Scholastic. 2017.

ISBN: 9780545875745


*+Pilkey, Dav. Dog Man #2: Unleashed. Graphix. 2016. ISBN: 9780545935203


*+Pilkey, Dav. Dog Man #3: A Tale of Two Kitties. Graphix. 2017. ISBN: 97805459335210


*Raicht, Mike and Brian Smith. Tree Mail. Art by Brian Smith. Dark Horse. 2016.

 ISBN: 9781506700960


*Reynolds, Aaron. Caveboy Dave: More Scrawny Than Brawny. Art by Phil McAndrew. Viking Books for Young Readers. 2016. ISBN: 9780451475473


Tsukirino, Yumi. Disney Stitch! Vol.1. Tokyopop/Disney Manga. 2016. ISBN: 978142856739


*+Winick, Judd. Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom. Random House Books for Young Readers. 2017. ISBN: 9780385386203



Created on Mar 11, 2015 | Last updated September 17, 2018