(20/20) Almost American Girl – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

Almost American Girl is an autobiographical graphic novel. It is an illustrated memoir written and illustrated by Robin Ha. It was published on January 28, 2020 and it consists of 240 pages. The awards and nominees for the graphic novel are: Harvey Award Nominee. 2021 CCBC Choices. 2021 Great Graphic Novels for Teens. 2021 Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature. 2021 ALSC Notable Children’s … Continue reading (20/20) Almost American Girl – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

(17/20) Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence is an autobiographical young adult graphic novel written and illustrated by Joel Christian Gill. It was published on January 21, 2020 and it consists of 256 pages. The awards and nominees for the novel are: A New York Times Best Graphic Novel of 2020. YALSA 2021 Great Graphic Novels for Teens. 2021 Cartoonists Prize for Print Comics. 2021 Eisner Awards … Continue reading (17/20) Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

(14/20) New Kid – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

New Kid is a young adult graphic novel written and illustrated by Jerry Craft. It was published on February 5, 2019 and it consists of 256 pages. The graphic novel won the 2020 John Newbery Medal. New Kid is about a 12 year old African-American boy who goes to a private school and he experiences culture shock. His name is Jordan and he didn’t necessarily want to … Continue reading (14/20) New Kid – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

(3/20) Diary of a Wimpy Kid – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a young adult comedy graphic novel written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. It was published on April 1, 2007 and consists of 221 pages. The novel won the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Book and the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award. Diary of a Wimpy Kid is about a young boy named Greg Heffley who is about to start middle … Continue reading (3/20) Diary of a Wimpy Kid – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

(2/20) They Called Us Enemy – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

They Called Us Enemy is a non-fiction autobiography written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and illustrated by Harmony Becker. It was published on July 16, 2019 and consists of 204 pages. The graphic novel won: The Will Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work! The Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature! The American Book Award! The National Cartoonists Society Award for Excellence in Graphic … Continue reading (2/20) They Called Us Enemy – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

(1/20) The Magic Fish Reflection – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”

The Magic Fish is a semi-autobiographical graphic novel written and illustrated by Trung Le Nguyen. It was published on October 13, 2020 and consists of 256 pages. Nguyen was nominated for an Eisner Award in the Best Writer/Artist category for The Magic Fish and he won the 2021 Harvey Award for Book of the Year. The Magic Fish is about a Vietnamese-American teenager named Tiến, … Continue reading (1/20) The Magic Fish Reflection – “20 YA Novels for Adolescents”