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YALSA 2007 Great Graphic Novels

For Teens

Published: 01/30/2007 12:00am

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), the fastest growing division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced its 2007 recommended list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens.  The list, to be prepared annually, was released for the first time during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington, held January 19-23, 2007.

 

2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

 

Non-Fiction:

 

Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea.  2005.  By Guy Delisle.  Drawn and Quarterly.  $19.95. (978-1-896597-89-8).

 

The Case of Madeleine Smith: Treasury of Victorian Murder Vol. 8.  2006.  By Rick Geary.  NBMComics Lit.  $15.95. (978-1-56163-467-5).

 

The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation.  2006.  By Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon.  Hill and Wang.  $30.00. (978-0-8090-5738-2).

 

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga, and Graphic Novels.  2006.  By Scott McCloud. Harper Collins.  $22.95. (978-0-06-078094-4).

 

The Making of a Graphic Novel: The Resonator.  2006.  By Prentis Rollins.  Watson-Guptill Publications, Inc.  $19.95. (978-0-8230-3053-8).

 

To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel.  2006.  By Siena Cherson Siegel and Mark Siegel.  Simon and Schuster.  $9.99. (978-1-4169-2687-0).

 

Journey Into Mohawk Country.  2006.  By H.W. Van den Bogaert and George O'Connor.  Roaring Brook Press/ First Second.  $17.95. (978-1-59643-106-5).

 

Action Philosophers: Giant-Sized Thing Vol. 1.  2006.  By Van Lente, Fred, Ryan Dunlavey.  Evil Twin Comics.  $6.95. (978-0-9778329-0-3).

 

 

Fiction:

 

Plastic Man Vol. 2: Rubber Bandits.  2006.  By Kyle Baker.  DC Comics.  $14.99. (978-1-4012-0729-8).

 

House of M.  2006. By Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel, and others.  Marvel Enterprises.  $24.99. (978-0-7851-1721-6).

 

Ultimate Iron Man Vol. 1.  2006.  By Orson Scott Card and Andy Kubert.  Marvel Enterprises.  $19.99. (978-0-7851-1499-4).

 

Dramacon.  2005.  By Svetlana Chmakova.  Tokyopop.  $9.99. (978-1-59816-129-8).

 

Inverloch Vol. 1.  2006.  By Sarah Ellerton.  Seven Seas Entertainment.  $14.99. (978-1-933164-13-7).

 

Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. Vol. 1.  2006.  By Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen.  Marvel Enterprises.  $19.99. (978-0-7851-2278-4).

 

Flight Vol. 3.  2006.  Ballantine Books/ Del Rey.  $24.95. (978-0-345-49039-1).

 

Girl Genius Vol. 4: Agatha Heterodyne and the Circus of Dreams.  2006.  By Phil Foglio, Kaja Foglio, and others.  Studio Foglio/ Airship Entertainment.  $20.95. (978-1-890856-36-6).

 

Sorcerers and Secretaries Vol. 1.  2006.  By Amy Kim Ganter.  Tokyopop.  $9.99. (978-1-59816-409-1).

 

The Trade Paperback Imperative: The Middleman Vol. 1.  2006.  By Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine.  Viper Comics.  $9.95. (0-9754193-7-4).

 

Young Avengers Vol. 1: Sidekicks.  2005.  By Allan Heinberg and Jim Cheung.  Marvel Enterprises.  $14.99. (978-0-7851-2018-6).

 

Young Avengers Vol. 2: Family Matters.  2006.  By Allan Heinberg, Jim Cheung, and others.  Marvel Enterprises.  $22.99. (978-0-7851-2021-6).

 

Psy-Comm Vol. 1.  2006.  By Jason Henderson and Tony Salvaggio.  Tokyopop.  $8.99. (978-1-59816-269-1).

 

Sloth.  2006.  By Gilbert Hernandez and Jared K. Fletcher.  DC Comics/ Vertigo.  $19.99. (978-1-4012-0366-5).

 

Emily Edison Vol. 1.  2006.  By David Hopkins and Brock Rizy.  Viper Comics.  $12.95. (978-0-9777883-2-3).

 

Night Fisher.  2005.  By R. Kikuo Johnson.  Fantagraphics Books.  $12.95. (978-1-56097-719-3).

 

Trailers.  2005.  By Mark Kneece and Julie Collins-Rousseau.   NBM Publishing.  $17.95. (978-1-56163-441-5).

 

X-23: Innocence Lost.  2006.  By Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, and others.  Marvel Enterprises.  $15.99. (978-0-7851-1502-1).

 

Kampung Boy.  2006.  By Lat.  Roaring Brook Press/ First Second.  $16.95. (978-1-59643-121-8).

 

Catwoman: When in Rome.  2005.  Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale.  DC Comics.  $19.99. (978-1-4012-0432-7).

 

Baby Sitter's Club: Kristy's Great Idea.  2006.  By Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier.  Scholastic/ Graphix.  $16.99. (978-0-439-80241-3).

 

Castle Waiting.  2006.  By Linda Medley.  Fantagraphics Books.  $29.95. (978-1-56097-747-6).

 

Identity Crisis.  2005.  By Brad Meltzer and Rags Morales.  DC Comics. $24.99. (978-1-4012-0688-8).

 

Top Ten: The Forty-Niners.  2006.  By Alan Moore and Gene Ha. DC Comics/ Wildstorm.  $17.99. (978-1-4012-0573-7).

 

Off Road.  2005.  By Sean Murphy.  Oni Press. $11.95. (978-1-932664-30-0).

 

Banana Sunday.  2006.  By Root Nibot and Colleen Coover.  Oni Press.  $11.95. (978-1-932664-37-9).

 

Death Note Vol. 1.  2005.  By Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.  VIZ Media.  $7.99. (978-1-4215-0168-0).

 

Death Note Vol. 2.  2005.  By Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.  VIZ Media.  $7.99. (978-1-4215-0169-7).

 

Death Note Vol. 3. 2006.  By Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.  VIZ Media. $7.99. (978-1-4215-0170-3).

 

Perfect Example.  2005. By John Porcellino.  Drawn and Quarterly.  $16.95. (978-1-896597-75-1).

 

Billy the Kid's Old-Timey Oddities.  2006.  By Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz, and others.  Dark Horse Comics.  $13.95. (978-1-59307-448-7).

 

Off*Beat Vol. 1.  2005.  By Jen Lee Quick.  Tokyopop.  $9.99.

  

Night Trippers.  2006.  By Mark Ricketts and Micah Farritor.  Image Comics.  $16.99. (978-1-58240-606-0).

 

Star Wars: Tag and Bink Were Here.  2006.  By Kevin Rubio, Lucas Marangon, and others.  Dark Horse Comics.  $14.95. (978-1-59307-641-2).

 

Chocolat Vol. 1.  2005.  By Ji-Sang Shin and Geo.  Ice Kunion.  $10.95. (978-89-527-4453-1).

 

Chocolat Vol. 2.  2005.  By Ji-Sang Shin and Geo.  Ice Kunion.  $10.95. (978-89-527-4472-1).

 

Chocolat Vol. 3.  2005.  By Ji-Sang Shin and Geo.  Ice Kunion.  $10.95. (978-89-527-4480-2).

 

Moped Army.  2005.  By Paul Sizer.  Cafe Digital.  $12.95. (978-0-9768565-4-2).

 

Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda.  2006.  By J. P. Stassen and translated by Alexis Siegel.  Roaring Brook Press/ First Second.  $16.95. (978-1-59643-103-4).

 

Iron West.  2006.  By Doug TenNapel.  Image Comics.  $14.99. (978-1-58240-630-5).

 

Light Brigade.  2006.  By Peter Tomasi and Peter Snejbjerg. DC Comics.  $19.99. (978-1-4012-0795-3).

 

Naoki Urasawa's Monster Vol. 1: Herr Dr. Tenma.  2006.  By Naoki Urasawa.  Viz Media. $9.99. (978-1-59116-641-2).

 

Runaways Vol. 4: True Believers. 2005. By Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona.  Marvel Enterprises.  $7.99. (978-0-7851-1705-6).

 

Runaways Vol. 5: Escape to New York.  2006.  By Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona.  Marvel Enterprises.  $7.99. (978-0-7851-1901-2).

 

Runaways Vol. 6: Parental Guidance.  2006.  By Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona.  Marvel Enterprises.  $7.99. (978-0-7851-1952-4).

 

Pride of Baghdad.  2006.  By Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon.  DC Comics/Vertigo.  $19.99. (978-1-4012-0314-6).

 

Ex Machina Vol. 2: Tag.  2005.  By Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, and others. DC Comics/Wildstorm.  $12.99. (978-1-4012-0626-0).

 

Livewires: Clockwork Thugs, Yo!.  2005. By Adam Warren and Rick Mays.  Marvel Enterprises.  $7.99.  (978-0-7851-1519-9).

 

Girl Stories.  2006.  By Lauren R. Weinstein.  Henry Holt and Company.  $16.95. (978-0-8050-7863-3).

 

Death, Jr.  2005. By Gary Whitta and Ted Naifeh.  Image Comics.  $14.99. (978-1-58240-526-1).

 

Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall.  2006.  By Bill Willingham, Todd Klein, and others.  DC Comics/Vertigo.  $19.99. (978-1-4012-0367-2).

 

Demo: The Collection.  2005.  By Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan.  AiT/Planet Lar.  $19.95. (978-1-932051-42-1).

 

American Born Chinese.  2006.  By Gene Luen Yang and Lark Pien.  Roaring Brook Press/ First Second.  $16.95. (978-1-59643-152-2).

 

Nana Vol. 1.  2005.  By Ai Yazawa.  VIZ Media.  $8.99. (978-1-4215-0108-6).

 

Nana Vol. 2.  2006.  By Ai Yazawa.  VIZ Media.  $8.99. (978-1-4215-0378-3).

 

Antique Bakery Vol. 2.  2005.  By Fumi Yoshinaga.  Digital Manga Publishers.  $12.95. (978-1-56970-945-0).

 

Antique Bakery Vol. 3.  2006.  By Fumi Yoshinaga.  Digital Manga Publishers.  $12.95. (978-1-56970-944-3).

 

Antique Bakery Vol. 4.  2006.  By Fumi Yoshinaga.  Digital Manga Publishers  $12.95. (978-1-56970-943-6).

 

Cantarella Vol. 1.  2005.  By Higuri You.  Go Comi!  $10.99. (978-0-9768957-0-1).

 
 
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