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Children's Literature: Graphic Novels

This is the research guide for Children's Literature.

Definition

Graphic Novels are the blending of full story books, either fiction or nonfiction, but published in comic book format. 

                                                                        

Frequently Found Elements

Graphic Novel is a full story told through comic strip style illustrations. 

Graphic Hybrid Novel is "words and images combind to create a text that is neither purely written nor purely visual"- Zoe Sadokierski.   ie. Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Authors to Explore

Ben Hatke  •Eric Wight  •Jeff Kinney  •Lincoln Peirce  •Frank Cammuso   •Jeffrey Brown  •Marjane Satrapi   •Becky Cloonan  •Mariko Tamaki

More Examples of Graphic Novels in the Muntz Library

Book Examples in the Library

Meeting in the Middle