"I loved Dragon Hoops, because it’s a graphic memoir about sports for people who don’t like sports--and those who love them too. The art style is gorgeous, and the players fly off the page as the Dragons make their way to State. But there’s way more than just sports action. It’s about comic books and social injustices and following your dreams." -- Olivia
Vivid, high stakes action; a team of big, unique personalities; and delightful illustrations make this energetic debut about a group of girls and their wild roller derby dreams an awesome read. Plus it's set right here in Austin!
"A young girl and an aspiring hero on an epic quest they don't even recognize within a unique world history of magic, calamity, and evil? Yes, please! Tantalizing clues to mystery after mystery left me breathless for the second volume." – Griffin
Three friends pool their powers to thwart a witchy plot to destroy the mall in a delightful graphic novel that's packed to the brim with oodles of personality, fantastic friendships, and spooktacular characters. Irresistible goblin fun!
Snapdragon braves the house of the town witch to find a roadkill collecting, ex-motorcycle racing, free thinker under the cloak and wide-brimmed hat in this quirky and unexpectedly profound story of individuality, connection, and magic.
"I was swept away by this story of a girl coping with loss and new beginnings. Full of thoughtfulness and humor, with a grand dash of witchery, I can't wait for more from Effie, Selimene, and Carlota!" – Tomoko
This exciting adventure offers snappy, groan-inducing puns; secret passages; revenge plots; countless rivals and nemeses; a touch of arson; and a core group of questing friends who never, ever give up on each other.
"What do you do when you think something's unfair? You try to change it: start a petition, organize a protest, or run for student council! Olive gives all three a go in this wonderfully realistic and timely graphic novel! " – Staci
Usually inseparable twins find themselves in a head-to-head battle for the class presidency in this nuanced and relatable look at two sisters coming into their own within the ever-bewildering maelstrom of middle school.
Everyone in Dadaab is waiting: for family, an end to war, or a ticket to America. For Omar, protecting his disabled brother is top priority, but an education could unlock his future (if he's lucky) in this poignant memoir of refugee camp life.
"A swoon-worthy tale for the romantics at heart! With bright illustrations and vivid storytelling, you will feel all the nerves, joys, butterflies, and frustrations of coming out, falling in love, and possibly falling apart." – Eugenia
Despite a language barrier, Tiến uses fairy tale motifs of wishes and magic fish, clever princesses and lovelorn mermaids to communicate with and come out to his immigrant parents in this brilliant and deeply moving graphic novel.
10-year-old Mona and a bunch of undead misfits begrudgingly accept a hero's journey to save humanity from a raging monster apocalypse. A wicked sense of humor and gothic black and white art animate this gleefully grisly horror comedy.
"Robin Ha’s honest voice pulls readers into her move from South Korea to Alabama at age 14. This piercing memoir looks at the choices we make, the choices others make that impact us, and the strength it takes to remain true to one’s self." – Annette