Cartoon-style colorful illustrations give basic information on fungi for younger science students.
Start with imagination, add a sprinkle of mischief, and stir for pure joy!
This sophisticated work lays out a complex case study, worthy of the kind of close analysis that so enthralled its subject.
A relatable tale that will ring true with both creative and athletic readers.
...the illustrations’ exuberant energy and vivid hues, combined with the laugh-out-loud physical comedy from Ellie’s numerous athletic missteps and her dogged determination to be true to herself, results in an impassioned graphic novel .
Wily, undercutting narration translates drudgery into problem-solving.
A witty, engaging heroine sparkles in this series opener.
In this fast-moving parody of Viking life, written in brief chapters by French author Mathieu-Daudé, young Dagfrid rebels against a Viking girl’s traditional role.
...it is a poignant, gripping read, making vividly present one of the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Ellison and Kassai don’t look away from the brutality or beauty found in Central African life in this remarkable collaboration.
A masterpiece of graphic novel journalism.
Part love story, part thriller, Bresson and Dorange’s moving account of Nazi hunters Serge and Beate Klarsfeld makes a strong case for holding leaders and high-ranking bad actors accountable regardless of how much time has passed since their crimes.
...her message is unmistakable and soulful.
In stand-out art, Maurel renders attractive characters with open, emotive faces and detailed Paris streets drenched in sunset-toned watercolors. There couldn’t be a lovelier setting for this winning story of romantic self-discovery..
This touching tale of growing up will resonate with most teens, especially those interested in titles exploring identity.
A funny, touching, and beautifully illustrated and colored story about self-acceptance with equal appeal to adult and YA audiences.
...a work of tender soul searching and honest dialogue that does well in addressing its central concerns as well as more general concepts of growth and change.
It’s a beautifully rendered story that encapsulates the loneliness and existential nature of growing up while still being a hopeful and enjoyable read.
...a poignant time travel story with a queer romance angle, and the intensity of teenage Luisa’s feelings reveal aspects of the adult Luisa’s personality that have been buried for years.
...an excellent book which tackles identity, sexuality, family pressures, and love in all its splendor. The story by Maurel is funny, relevant, poignant, and fascinating. The art by Maurel, is sumptuous, naturalistic, and elegant.
8 Sapphic Comics and Graphic Novels
...a powerful story that anyone who may be questioning their ability to accept themselves should read... highly recommend
Pop culture and ancient religious icons get mashed up to humorous and heartwarming effect in this charming graphic memoir of a boy trying to reconcile the identity he was born with and the identity he’s built for himself.
...an impressive graphic memoir that explores self, religion, and pop culture.
This serious but charming account is about a boy named Benjamin whose infatuation with living a Jewish life sours as he grows older
Bagieu is a deft and generous storyteller.
If a graphic novel can be thought of like a three-minute pop song, then French author Penelope Bagieu wisely holds a beautiful epiphany well past the two-minute mark.
Her Cass is unapologetic; the book is bursting with her talent, ambition, and drive—and her unrequited loves, which help propel the plot.
With this book, Bagieu deftly crafts an impeccable operetta of folk music and unbridled dreams..
...this superb addition is sure to be a future graphic novel classic.