Graphic Novels

Growing Future Readers with Graphic Novels

Saturday, August 27, 2022.

Child reading book

Over and over, we have seen parents and caregivers worried about “real reading”, encouraging their kids to find a lengthier novel without pictures.  But the truth is that graphic novels play an important role in growing readers!

Rachel, our Children's Section Director, shares her insights on graphic novels, plus recommendations to help even reluctant young readers discover the joy of a good book.

Why Go Graphic?

Graphic Memoirs

Friday, May 13, 2022.

graphic memoirs

Graphic novels are a wonderful way to add some color to all kinds of stories.

See how these brilliant artists, writers, and activists have put down their stories in comics and graphic novels.

Dive In!

Upcoming Graphic Novels

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021


It's hard to believe, but summer vacation will be back in a little over a month!  That means it's time to start stocking up your young readers' shelves to fend off summer boredom.  For fans of graphic novels, there's a wealth of new releases coming up.  Here are a few of our favorites to add to your preorder list!

Browse New Graphic Novels



Coming Soon: A Graphic Novel Preview

Friday, August 18th, 2017

by Jodie Brandt, Comics Curator & Connoisseur


If you have been following the Batman: Dark Knight Returns series, then you know that author Frank Miller, with his no holds barred approach and gritty art, has a knack for turning the DC universe upside down. In September, Batman returns in the latest graphic novel Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Master Race.


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