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Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers

Graphic novels for those readers who haven't fallen in love with a book quite yet. This list contains a wide range of ages and reading levels, so be sure to double check.

25 items

Stickman Odyssey.

Christopher Ford. |

Ages 11-14

The astonishing secret of Awesome Man

by Michael Chabon ; illustrated by Jake Parker. |

Ages 4-9

The power of cute

by Charise Mericle Harper. |

Ages 4-8

Around the world

Matt Phelan. |

Ages 8-12

Middle school, the worst years of my life

James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts ; illustrated by Laura Park. |

Ages 11-14

The chronicles of Harris Burdick

[illustrations], Chris Van Allsburg ; with an introduction by Lemony Snicket. |

Ages 12+

Wonderstruck

Brian Selznick. |

Ages 8-12

Drawing from memory

Allen Say. |

Ages 8-12

Cirque du Freak.

story, Darren Shan ; manga, Takahiro Arai ; [translation, Stephen Paul]. |

Ages 12+ | The first book in a series.

Blokhedz : Genesis.

created by Mark & Mike Davis "MadTwiinz" ; written by Mark & Mike Davis, Brandon Schultz ; pencils, Mark Davis ; colors, Mike Davis ; lettering, Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt. |

Ages 13+ | First book in a series

Laika

Nick Abadzis ; color by Hilary Sycamore. |

Age 13+

Jellaby.

Kean Soo ; forward by Raina Telgemeier. |

Ages 6+

The invention of Hugo Cabret

by Brian Selznick. |

Ages 9+

Diary of a wimpy kid

by Jeff Kinney. |

Ages 6+

Amulet.

Kazu Kibuishi. |

Ages 10+

Amulet.

Kazu Kibuishi. |

Ages 10+

Skeleton Key

Anthony Horowitz ; adapted by Antony Johnston ; illustrated by Kanako Damerum & Yuzuru Takasaki. |

Ages 12+

Eek & Ack vs the Wolfman

by Blake A. Hoena ; illustrated by Steve Harpster. |

Ages 7-10

Stinky

by Eleanor Davis. |

Ages 7+

Tiny Titans.

Art Baltazar & Franco, writers ; Art Baltazar, artist. |

Ages 6+

A wrinkle in time

Madeleine L'Engle ; adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson. |

Ages 10+

Ghost world

[designed by D. Clowes, published by Thomson & Groth] |

Ages 14+

Alison Dare, little Miss Adventures

J. Torres ; J. Bone. |

Ages 8+

Bone.

by Jeff Smith with color by Steve Hamaker. |

Ages 8+

Oh my goddess!

story and art by Kosuke Fujishima ; translation by Dana Lewis & Toren Smith. |

Ages 13+