Great Graphic Novels

Are picture books too childish for you? Check out these sophisticated Graphic Novels:
Laika by Nick Abadzis
Books of Doom: Fantastic Four by Ed Brubaker
Re-Gifters by Mike Carey
P.L.A.I.N Janes by Cecil Castellucci
Elk’s Run by J. H. Fialkov
Magical Life of Long Tack Sam  by Ann Marie Fleming
Sandman Series by Neil Gaiman
Blue Beetle Series by Keith Giffen
Notes for a War by Gipi
Malcom X: Graphic Bio by Andrew Helfer
Beowulf by Gareth Hinds
Batman: Secrets by Sam Kieth
Sidescrollers by Matthew Loux
Houdini, Handcuff Kings by Jason Lutes
Castle Waiting by Linda Medley
All Star Superman by Grant Morrison
Mouse Guard Series by David Petersen
The Wall by Peter Sis
Shazam! by Jeff Smith
Stuck in the Middle: 17 Comics for an Unpleasant Age
Skim by Mariko Tamaki
Emiko Superstar by Mariko Tamaki
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
Robot Dreams by Sara Varon
Dead High Yearbook
Clubbing by Andi Watson
Death, Jr. Series  by Gary Whitta

2009 Printz Award

Jellicoe Road Every year one book wins the Michael L. Printz award for a book that “exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature”.  This year the winner is Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta.  Here are the 2009 Printz Honor Books:
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II, The Kingdom of Waves 
          by M.T. Anderson
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
          by E. Lockhart
Nation
          by Terry Pratchett
Tender Morsels
          by Margo Lanagan