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John Lewis March Book One
A Review of John Lewis’s March Book One
The graphic novel March Book One tells the life story of Congressman John Lewis who was one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. In the book [...]
Author: John Lewis
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Graphic Novel
Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb It is hard to make a book on the Manhattan Project stand out since it is such a highly researched topic [...]
Genre: Graphic Novel
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood is a graphic memoir about Marjane Satrapi’s childhood at the cusp of the Iranian Revolution. Born upper middle class [...]
Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Graphic Novel
The Cartoon Guide to Calculus
Context: Larry Gonick’s The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is a graphic novel starring Larry, himself. Larry is a self-proclaimed math geek. He has two degrees [...]
Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: William Morrow
Genre: Graphic Novel
Lord of The Flies
Written by the British novelist William Golding, this fiction novel reminds me of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Taking place on an island [...]
Author: William Golding
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English
Genre: Fiction
Engaging historical graphic novel for students
Don Brown offers a very engaging and thought-provoking narrative following the Dust Bowl disaster of the 1930s. By focusing on the human impact and effects [...]
Author: Don Brown
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Genre: Graphic Novel
Hades: Lord of the Dead
In one of my education classes this semester, we have been looking at graphic novels. I have never been one to read graphic novels, so I’ve enjoyed getting [...]
Author: George O'Connor
Publisher: First Second
Genre: Graphic Novel
Animal Farm: The Graphic Novel
The graphic novel was artfully designed and used only the most necessary text from the original novel. For this reason, Orwell’s deconstruction of [...]
Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Mariner Books
Genre: Graphic Novel
The Cartoon Guide to Algebra
Larry Gonick is a former Harvard instructor. He offers a series of Cartoon Guide about Mathematics. His books remind me of the funny and informative [...]
Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: William Morrow
Genre: Graphic Novel
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
In “Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home,” Nora Krug explores her family’s roots in Nazi Germany. Her childhood was spent in [...]
Author: Nora Krug
Publisher: Scribner
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Graphic Novel