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Great Graphic Novels


A day in the life of Doctor Bugspit by Elise Gravel

Mr. Ball makes a to-do list by Michael Townsend

Mr. Pants: it's go time! by words by Scott McCormick ; pictures by R.H. Lazzell

Mr. Men, Little Miss: Little Miss Daredevil: the Incredible Race! by [stories by John Hardman ; art by Bryan Beach]

The Glorkian warrior delivers a pizza by James Kochalka

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First Grade

Chi's sweet home. Vol. 4 by Konami Kanata ; [translation, Ed Chavez]

Stinky: a toon book by Eleanor Davis

Otto's orange day by Frank Cammuso & Jay Lynch

Okie Dokie Donuts: "open for business!" by [Chris Eliopoulos]

Patrick eats his peas and other stories: a Toon book
by Geoffrey Hayes

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Second Grade

Rutabaga the adventure chef. 1 by Eric Colossal

Sleepy Hollow by Lisa Colozza Cocca

Pokémon adventures. Emerald. Volume 26 by story by Hidenori Kusaka ; art by Satoshi Yamamoto ; English adaptation/Bryant Turnage ; translation/Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; touch-up & lettering/ Annaliese Christman

Tiny Titans. Return to the treehouse by Art Baltazar & Franco

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Third Grade

Phoebe and her unicorn: a heavenly nostril chronicle by Dana Simpson

The kaos trap by writer, Ron Marz ; artists, Mike Bowden, David Baldeon

Comics Squad: recess! by edited by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, and Jarrett J. Krosoczka ; comics by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Dav Pilkey, Dan Santat, Raina Telgemeier & Dave Roman, Ursula Vernon, Eric Wight, Gene Luen Yang

Apocalypse bow wow by James Proimos III ; illustrated by James Proimos Jr.

Arf and the greedy grabber by Philip Wooderson ; illustrated by Bridget MacKeith ; colors by Jessica Fuchs

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Fourth Grade

Ariol. 3, Happy as a pig... by Emmanuel Guibert, writer ; Marc Boutavant, artist ; Rémi Chaurand, colorist ; Joe Johnson, translation ; Michael Petranek, lettering

Crogan's march by Chris Schweizer ; book design by Keith Wood ; edited by James Lucas Jones with Jill Beaton

Salt water taffy: the seaside adventures of Jack & Benny. Vol. 5, Caldera's revenge. Part 2 by written & illustrated by Matthew Loux ; lettered by Douglas E. Sherwood

Hereville: how Mirka got her sword by Barry Deutsch ; colors by Jake Richmond

Her first extra-ordinary adventure! by Landry Q. Walker, writer ; Eric Jones, artist ; Joey Mason, colorist ; Pat Brosseau, Travis Lanham, Sal Cipriano, letterers

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Fifth Grade

Vermonia. Vol. 1. Quest for the silver tiger by Yoyo

Explorer: the hidden doors: seven graphic stories by edited by Kazu Kibuishi

Courtney Crumrin. Vol. 1, The Night Things by written & illustrated by Ted Naifeh ; colored by Warren Wucinich

The red pyramid: the graphic novel by Rick Riordan ; adapted by Orpheus Collar ; lettered by Jared Fletcher

Return of the padawan by New York times bestselling author Jeffrey Brown

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Sixth Grade

The Transformers. Dark Cybertron. Volume 1 by written by John Barber and James Roberts

The Academy of Planetary Evolution by written by David R. Shapiro ; illustrated by Christopher Herndon ; color and lettering by Erica Melville

March. Book one by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell

Star Wars Legacy. Volume II, Book 1, Prisoner of the floating world by script, Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman ; art, Gabriel Hardman ; colors, Rachelle Rosenberg ; lettering, Michael Heisler ; front cover art, Dave Wilkins

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