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== Middle School ==
 
== Middle School ==
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hatter+m '''Hatter M'''] series by Frank Beddor
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?amulet+comic '''Amulet'''] series by Kazu Kibuishi
This series fills in the blanks of Hatter M's story from the
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Siblings Emily and Navin struggle to save their mother's life with the aid of their grandfather's quirky inventions.  
[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?looking+glass+wars '''Looking Glass Wars'''] series.  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?avalon+high+comic '''Avalon High'''] by Meg Cabot
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?avalon+high+comic '''Avalon High'''] by Meg Cabot
 
Ellie's high school may be populated by descendants of the Knights of the Round Table! Based on the novels of the same name.  
 
Ellie's high school may be populated by descendants of the Knights of the Round Table! Based on the novels of the same name.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?enders+game+graphic '''Ender's Game'''] series by Orson Scott Card
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?arrival+tan '''The Arrival'''] by Shaun Tan
A graphic novel version of the sci-fi classic.
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Follow an immigrants journey in this amazing, wordless graphic novel.  
 
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rapunzel's+revenge  '''Rapunzel's Revenge'''] by Shannon and Dean Hale
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Remember the legend of the damsel in distress locked in a tower who lets her hair fall out of the tower so the prince can climb up to save her?  Well, that was then.  THIS Rapunzel isn't waiting to be saved -- she'll do it herself, thank you! Here you get a twist on the legend in an action-packed Wild West setting.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?calamity+jack '''Calamity Jack'''] by Shannon and Dean Hale
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?calamity+jack '''Calamity Jack'''] by Shannon and Dean Hale
 
The sequel to [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rapunzel's+revenge  '''Rapunzel's Revenge'''], in which Jack climbs a magical bean stock.  
 
The sequel to [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rapunzel's+revenge  '''Rapunzel's Revenge'''], in which Jack climbs a magical bean stock.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?amulet+comic '''Amulet'''] series by Kazu Kibuishi
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crogan+adventures '''The Crogan Adventures'''] by Chris Schweizer
Siblings Emily and Navin struggle to save their mother's life with the aid of their grandfather's quirky inventions.  
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Cory and Eric's ancestors were swashbucklers! See how the escape in this action-packed series!
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?enders+game+graphic '''Ender's Game'''] series by Orson Scott Card
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A graphic novel version of the sci-fi classic.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hatter+m '''Hatter M'''] series by Frank Beddor
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This series fills in the blanks of Hatter M's story from the
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[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?looking+glass+wars '''Looking Glass Wars'''] series.  
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?maximum+ride+comic '''Maximum Ride'''] series by James Patterson
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?maximum+ride+comic '''Maximum Ride'''] series by James Patterson
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The graphic novel version of the wildly popular Percy Jackson adventures!
 
The graphic novel version of the wildly popular Percy Jackson adventures!
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crogan+adventures '''The Crogan Adventures'''] by Chris Schweizer
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rapunzel's+revenge  '''Rapunzel's Revenge'''] by Shannon and Dean Hale
Cory and Eric's ancestors were swashbucklers! See how the escape in this action-packed series!
+
Remember the legend of the damsel in distress locked in a tower who lets her hair fall out of the tower so the prince can climb up to save her?  Well, that was then.  THIS Rapunzel isn't waiting to be saved -- she'll do it herself, thank you! Here you get a twist on the legend in an action-packed Wild West setting.
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?satchel+paige+striking '''Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow'''] by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?satchel+paige+striking '''Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow'''] by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?smile+raina '''Smile'''] by Raina Telgemeier
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?smile+raina '''Smile'''] by Raina Telgemeier
 
An accident in the sixth grade knocks out Raina's front teeth. Her graphic novel explains how those few seconds changed her life in middle school and high school.  
 
An accident in the sixth grade knocks out Raina's front teeth. Her graphic novel explains how those few seconds changed her life in middle school and high school.  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?arrival+tan '''The Arrival'''] by Shaun Tan
 
Follow an immigrants journey in this amazing, wordless graphic novel.
 
  
 
== High School ==
 
== High School ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?american+born+chinese '''American Born Chinese'''] by Gene Luen Yang
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This winner of the [http://ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm '''Printz'''] Award examines life for Chinese American immigrants. [http://ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm]
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?blokhedz '''Blokhedz'''] by Mark Davis
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Blak, a 17 year old rapper in Empire City, can make his rhymes come true. Will he use this power for good?
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?eternal+smile '''The Eternal Smile'''] by Gene Luen Yang
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In three stories, graphic novel master Yang pits reality against fantasy.
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?good+neighbors+black '''The Good Neighbors'''] series by Holly Black
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?good+neighbors+black '''The Good Neighbors'''] series by Holly Black
 
Rue, half faerie and half human, must choose sides in the upcoming conflict between the two sides.
 
Rue, half faerie and half human, must choose sides in the upcoming conflict between the two sides.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+I+made+it+to+eighteen '''How I Made it to Eighteen'''] by Tracy White.
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Tracy honestly and emotionally examines the issues that lead her to check herself into a mental hospital and how she recovered.
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?plain+janes '''The Plain Janes'''] by by Cecil Castellucci
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?plain+janes '''The Plain Janes'''] by by Cecil Castellucci
 
Art brings four misfits named Jane together, but their group,  
 
Art brings four misfits named Jane together, but their group,  
 
P.L.A.I.N., People Loving Art in Neighborhoods, is what really stirs things up.
 
P.L.A.I.N., People Loving Art in Neighborhoods, is what really stirs things up.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?blokhedz '''Blokhedz'''] by Mark Davis
 
Blak, a 17 year old rapper in Empire City, can make his rhymes come true. Will he use this power for good?
 
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?yummy+neri'''Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty'''] by Greg Neri
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?yummy+neri'''Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty'''] by Greg Neri
 
A graphic novel version of the true story of an 11 year old who murdered and was murdered in a gang violence.  
 
A graphic novel version of the true story of an 11 year old who murdered and was murdered in a gang violence.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+I+made+it+to+eighteen '''How I Made it to Eighteen'''] by Tracy White.
 
Tracy honestly and emotionally examines the issues that lead her to check herself into a mental hospital and how she recovered.
 
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?eternal+smile '''The Eternal Smile'''] by Gene Luen Yang
 
In three stories, graphic novel master Yang pits reality against fantasy.
 
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?american+born+chinese '''American Born Chinese'''] by Gene Luen Yang
 
This winner of the [http://ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm '''Printz'''] Award examines life for Chinese American immigrants. [http://ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm]
 
  
  

Revision as of 13:02, 6 October 2011

Article in Young Adult Fiction category.

Get the picture with these illustrated stories!

Middle School

  • Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi

Siblings Emily and Navin struggle to save their mother's life with the aid of their grandfather's quirky inventions.

Ellie's high school may be populated by descendants of the Knights of the Round Table! Based on the novels of the same name.

Follow an immigrants journey in this amazing, wordless graphic novel.

The sequel to Rapunzel's Revenge, in which Jack climbs a magical bean stock.

Cory and Eric's ancestors were swashbucklers! See how the escape in this action-packed series!

A graphic novel version of the sci-fi classic.

This series fills in the blanks of Hatter M's story from the Looking Glass Wars series.

A manga-style version of the popular books.

In this beautifully drawn series, Saxon, Kenzie, and Lieam patrol the boarders of the Mouse Territories to keep its citizens safe. If you liked the Redwall series, you'll love these!

The graphic novel version of the wildly popular Percy Jackson adventures!

Remember the legend of the damsel in distress locked in a tower who lets her hair fall out of the tower so the prince can climb up to save her? Well, that was then. THIS Rapunzel isn't waiting to be saved -- she'll do it herself, thank you! Here you get a twist on the legend in an action-packed Wild West setting.

Stachel Paige begins his baseball career and fights discrimination.

  • Smile by Raina Telgemeier

An accident in the sixth grade knocks out Raina's front teeth. Her graphic novel explains how those few seconds changed her life in middle school and high school.

High School

This winner of the Printz Award examines life for Chinese American immigrants. [1]

Blak, a 17 year old rapper in Empire City, can make his rhymes come true. Will he use this power for good?

In three stories, graphic novel master Yang pits reality against fantasy.

Rue, half faerie and half human, must choose sides in the upcoming conflict between the two sides.

Tracy honestly and emotionally examines the issues that lead her to check herself into a mental hospital and how she recovered.

Art brings four misfits named Jane together, but their group, P.L.A.I.N., People Loving Art in Neighborhoods, is what really stirs things up.

A graphic novel version of the true story of an 11 year old who murdered and was murdered in a gang violence.