Graphic Novels -ALSC Core Collection for Grades K-2
“This core list will guide librarians in selecting the best graphic novels to meet children’s needs,” said Mary Fellows, board president. “Graphic novels are wildly popular with kids, positively impact children’s visual literacy skill development and are an essential part of 21st century library collections.
Airplane Adventure by Cari Meister. illus. by Marilyn Janovitz. Stone Arch, 2010.
Colleen Venable answers five questions about comics and her books.
Otto's Orange Day by Jay Lynch. illus. by Frank Cammuso. TOON, 2008.
Owly: The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer by Andy Runton. Top Shelf Productions, 2004.
Andy Runton teaches you how to draw Owly.
I took Owly and Frankie Pickle on an EPIC road trip.
"Owly is a kind and gentle owl." -Andy Runton
You Can't Take a Balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman. illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser. Dial, 2002.
Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman and Robin Preiss Glasser discuss the first book they created together.