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Graphic Novels are books that tell a story through comic strips, drawings, illustrations, or images.

They can be about real events, history, places, or people, or they can be made-up, fictional stories.

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Quiet Girl in a Noisy World

This book spans three years of Debbie's life, from the end of college to the present day. In these early years of adulthood, Debbie slowly but finally discovers there is a name for her lifelong need to be alone: she's an introvert. 174 pages,

The Kite Runner

The story of the unlikely and inseparable friendship between two boys caught in the tragic sweep of history-- from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy through the horrific rule of the Taliban. 132 pages.


Artist Nora Krug investigates the hidden truths of her family's wartime history in Nazi Germany. Nora Krug was born decades after the fall of the Nazi regime, but the Second World War cast a long shadow over her childhood and youth in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany. 

New Kid

A graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, this graphic novel is about 7th grader Jordan Banks who loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. 

Lighter Than My Shadow

A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse and recovery.  508 pages.

Fun Home

Told in a heartbreaking and fiercely funny way, about Alison and her brothers growing up in a funeral home. The book focuses on Allison's complex relationship with her father and the process of coming out to her family in late adolescence. 232 pages.

Saga: volume one

Follows the story of a young family trying to survive an interstellar conflict. 160 pages.

The Arrival

An imaginative graphic novel that captures the sense of adventure and wonder that surrounds a new arrival on the shores of a shining new city. Wordless, but with clear narrative flow, you'll find a story filled with emotion, curiosity, adventure, heartbreak, love, and friendship.

Heartstopper #1: a Graphic Novel

Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. 263 pages. Also have vols. 2-4

Speak: the Graphic Novel

From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless--an outcast--because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. Through her work on an art project, she is finally able to face what really happened that night: She was raped by an upperclassman, a guy who still attends Merryweather and is still a threat to her. 371 pages.

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This anthology collects over twenty trickster stories, in graphic novel format, from various Native American traditions, including tales about coyotes, rabbits, ravens, and other crafty creatures and their mischievous activities 231 pages.


In an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history, the US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the cold war is in full effect. Now the heroes have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil. 414 pages.

Black Panther: World of Wakanda

The world building of Wakanda continues in a love story where tenderness is matched only by brutality. In this story they are just Ayo and Aneka, young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task force trained to protect the crown of Wakanda at all costs. 

March: Books 1-3 (Graphic )

This graphic novel trilogy is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Pages vary.

The Best We Could Do

Follows the narrative of a family leaving war torn Vietnam and beginning again in a new and unfamiliar world and how the impact of immigration and trauma affects generations.

The Arrival

Wordless graphic novel that captures the sense of trepidation, discovery, and wonder of leaving home and being a new arrival on the unfamiliar shores of a new city. 


With a visa, Alpha's journey from Cote D'Ivoire to Paris to reunite with his family would take a matter of hours. Without one, he is adrift for over a year, encountering human traffickers in the desert, refugee camps in northern Africa, overcrowded boats carrying migrants between the Canary Islands and Europe's southern coast, and an unforgettable cast of fellow travelers lost and found along the way. 

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Prince Sebastian hides from his parents his secret life of dressing up as the hottest fashion icon in Paris, the fabulous Lady Crystallia, while his friend Frances the dressmaker strives to keep her friend's secret. 276 pages.

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