YALSA 2019 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Top Ten

Did you miss YALSA’s announcing their pick for the 2019 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Top Ten?

Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA. (Source)

Check out the books that made the list below.

  • Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation. By Anne Frank and Ari Folman. Illus. by David Polonsky. 2018. Pantheon, $24.95 (9781101871799). 
  • Crush. By Svetlana Chmakova. Illus. by the author. 2018. JY, $11.00 (9780316363242). 
  • Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt With Family Addiction. By Jarrett Krosoczka. Illus. by the author. 2018. Graphix, $24.99 (9780545902472). 
  • Illegal. By Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin. Illus. by Giovanni Rigano. 2018. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $20.00 (9781492662143). 
  • My Brother’s Husband, Volume 2. By Gengoroh Tagame. Illus. by the author. 2018. Pantheon Books, $24.95 (9781101871539). 
  • On a Sunbeam. By Tillie Walden. Illus. by the author. 2018. First Second, $32.99 (9781250178145). 
  • Royal City, Volume 2: Sonic Youth. By Jeff Lemire. Illus. by the author. 2018. Image Comics, $16.99 (9781534305526). 
  • Royal City, Volume 3: We All Float On. By Jeff Lemire. Illus. by the author. 2018. Image Comics, $16.99 (9781534308497). 
  • Silver Spoon. By Hiromu Arakawa. Illus. by the author. 2018.Yen Press, $15.00
    • v.1. (9780316416191).
    • v.2. (9781975326197).
    • v.3. (9781975327460).
    • v.4. (9781975327590).
  • Speak: The Graphic Novel. By Laurie Halse Anderson. Illus. by Emily Carroll. 2018. Farrar Straus Giroux, $19.99 (9780374300289). 
  • The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees. By Don Brown. Illus. by the author. 2018. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $18.99 (9781328810151). 

You can also visit YALSA’s official list here.

Want to check out all of the nominees? Click here.

Want to show them off in your library? Click here to print the info graphic below.

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