Yesterday, I posted my favorite picture books of 2013. Today, I am sharing my favorite graphic novels of the year. There is a huge range of interests and appeal in the list below. I love these books and have shared them often and look forward to future work from each of these authors and illustrators.
In no particular order, here are my top 10 for 2013...
Extreme Babymouse (Babymouse #17) by Jennifer L. Holm; Matt Holm (Random House, January 22, 213)
Lunch Lady and the Video Game Villain (Lunch Lady #9) by Jarrett Krosoczka (Random House, April 23, 2013)
Game On! Squish #5 by Jennifer L. Holm; Matt Holm (Random House, May 1, 2013)
Odd Duck by Cecil Castelucci; Illustrated by Sara Varon (First Second, May 14, 2013)
Bluffton by Matt Phelan (Candlewick Press, July 23, 2013) - Click here to see the book trailer for Bluffton.
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdkis by Jim Ottaviana (First Second, June 11, 2013)
The Great American Dustbowl by Don Brown (HMH Books for Young Readers, October 8, 2013) - Click here to see a video of Don Brown talking about his book.
Poseidon: Earth Shaker (Olympians #5) by George O'Connor (First Second, March 19, 2013)
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley (Macmillan, April 2, 2013)
Jane, the Fox, and Me by Fanny Britt, Isabelle Arsenault (Groundwood Books, September 1, 2013)
So, what are your favorite graphic novels of the year?