Looking for something to read? You’re in luck! Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) releases their Great Graphic Novels for Teens list at the American Library Association midwinter meeting. Here is this year’s top ten:
Zahra’s Paradise, by Amir and Khalil (First Second)
Scarlet, by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (Marvel/Icon Comics)
Anya’s Ghost, by Vera Brosgol (First Second)
The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media, by Brooke Gladstone, Josh Neufeld, et al. (W. W. Norton and Company)
Thor: The Mighty Avenger, vols. 1 and 2, by Roger Langridge, Chris Samnee, et al. (Marvel)
Infinite Kung Fu, by Kagan McLeod (Top Shelf)
A Bride’s Story, vol. 1, by Kaoru Mori (Yen Press)
Axe Cop, vol. 1, by Malachai and Ethan Nicolle (Dark Horse)
Daybreak, by Brian Ralph (Drawn and Quarterly)
Wandering Son, vol. 1, by Shimuro Takako Wandering Son V. 1.” Fantagraphics Books, 2011.
Check out the rest of the list, with annotations, here. And happy reading!