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Develop literacy skills with very exciting graphic novels

from Random House Children's Books.

Perfect for striving readers and a must for all libraries and classrooms, graphic novels are a proven resource! Elementary readers of all levels will find them fun, unique and inviting. Interested in more information about integrating graphic novels into your teaching?

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Must-Have Series:

5 Worlds

5 Worlds  

Grades 3-6
Mark Siegel and Alexis Siegel Illustrated by Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller and Boya Sun

Time is running out in the 5 Worlds. Can an outcast, an orphan and an imposter rise to the challenge and face down the forces of evil in time to save their home?

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Lucy & Andy Neanderthal

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal  

Grades 3-7
Jeffrey Brown

Lucy and Andy get into trouble like any sister and brother. Only difference? Lucy and Andy live in the Stone Age!

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Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo

Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo  

Grades 7+
James Parks and Ben Costa

Rickety Stitch is a skeleton minstrel – the only animated skeleton in the dungeon who seems to have retained his soul. Now he’s on a quest to learn why.

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Hilo

Hilo  

Grades 3-6
Judd Winick

Hilo is a boy who crashes to Earth and doesn’t seem to know where he came from or why he is there. A humorous adventure of a robot boy with an important mission.

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Babymouse

Babymouse  

Grades 3-6
Jennifer L. Holm
and Matthew Holm

New York Times best-selling, three-time Newbery honor-winning author Jennifer L. Holm teams up with illustrator Matthew Holm to deliver a graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal.

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Squish

Squish   

Grades 3-6
Jennifer L. Holm
and Matthew Holm

From the New York Times bestselling, Eisner-winning creators of Babymouse, Squish is filled with superheroes, comics within comics and gross-out science – perfect for fans of Captain Underpants and My Weird School!

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Comics Squad

Comics Squad  

Grades 3-6
An all-star graphic novel artist collection

A collaboration from some of the best graphic novel authors on stories that kids will love, including ninjas, superheroes, and warring cupcakes and veggies.

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Lunch Lady

Lunch Lady   

Grades 3-6
Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Lunch Lady and her assistant, Betty, serve up more than food to the Breakfast Bunch, a group of friends who somehow seem to become involved in all sorts of adventures at school.

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Graphic Novel Adaptations:

The City of Ember: 
The Graphic Novel

The City of Ember:
The Graphic Novel
  

Grades 5-8
Jeanne DuPrau, with adaptation by Dallas Middaugh, illustrations by Niklas Asker

Experience Jeanne DuPrau's vision of a doomed city anew as artist Niklas Asker faithfully brings to life the glare of the lamps, the dinginess of the streets and the brilliance of the first sunrise.

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The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass: The Graphic Novel, Volumes 1-3

Grades 5-8
Philip Pullman, with adaptation by Stephane Melchoir, illustrations by Clement Oubrerie

The world of Philip Pullman's internationally, best-selling His Dark Materials saga is brought to visual life in a three-volume graphic adaptation of The Golden Compass.

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