Recommended Reading: Graphic Novels

Kamala Khan (a.k.a Ms. Marvel) is stretched too thin — literally. She’s having a hard time balancing schoolwork with being a good friend, being there for her family, becoming the best fanfic writer…and, you know, becoming a superhero. She’s tired and just barely keeping control BUT she’s handling it. But when a mysterious robot tries to infiltrate Avengers Tower, it’ll be up to Ms. Marvel to (literally) pull herself together, learn to ask for help, and fix the mess she’s made before anyone gets hurt! See more about Ms. Marvel: Stretched Thin

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2021 ALA Best Graphic Novels For Children – Older Readers, Grades 5-6

Grace and her friends must protect a newly hatched dragon from mysterious evildoers. Check out The City of Dragons: The Awakening Storm

When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school. But when a mysterious old woman gifts her a dragon egg during a field trip, Grace discovers that the wonderful stories of dragons she heard when she was a young girl might actually be real – especially when the egg hatches overnight.

The dragon has immense powers that Grace has yet to understand. And that puts them both in danger from mysterious forces intent on abusing the dragon’s power. And now it’s up to Grace and her school friends to uncover the sinister plot threatening the entire city!

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Booie hoo!

Banana Fox’s late fees have landed him in library jail! And when a familiar foe is found around town and a giant book-eating robot is unleashed, it looks like Flashlight and William need to step in to save the day. The junior detectives put their heads together, but when their investigation runs cold, an unlikely hero emerges and proves his own sleuthing skills! But without Banana Fox’s help, can the trio put Sour Grapes Jr. behind bars for good?

Find more about Banana Fox and the Book Eating Robot

Graphix series are ideal books for even the youngest readers. With funny, simple text, unforgettable characters, illustrations that support comprehension, and approachable story lengths, these books grow newly independent readers’ confidence and turn them into lifelong book lovers!

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Also see the first in the series: Banana Fox and the Secret Sour Society

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