Grade 10 Book List (Graphic Novels)

Graphic Novels…

have a place in the English Classroom.  When focusing on key literacy skills it doesn’t matter what sort of text students engage with.  Few teachers refuse to teach short stories because they’re “not real books” and yet that stigma exists when it comes to graphic novels.

While graphic novels can help struggling readers, by offering visual cues to help decode the text, they are also excellent texts to engage the most avid of readers.

21: The Story of Roberto Clemente

By: Wilfred Santiago

Friends with Boys

By: Faith Erin Hicks

March: Volume 1

By: John Lewis

Paul Has a Summer Job

By: Michel Rabagliati

Pride of Baghdad

By: Brian K. Vaughan

Tetris: The Games People Play.

By: Box Brown

The Harlem Hellfighters

By: Max Brooks

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates


By: Marguerite Abouet

Add your own graphic novel suggestions, and tips for using graphic novels in the classroom, in the comments below.

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