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10 Graphic Novels to Read


    Ball - Mary Sullivan

    A dog struggles to find a partner to throw the ball, finally settling for a one-sided game of fetch and dreams of all the fantastical adventures he could have with his ball.

    PICTURE BOOK Sullivan, M.
    Hocus Pocus

    Hocus Pocus - Remy Simard

    A rabbit sets his eye on a bunch of carrots on the kitchen counter, but before he can enjoy them he must get past a grumpy dog that is intent on keeping the clever rabbit away. 

    PICTURE BOOK Simard, R.
    Laundry Day

    Laundry Day - Maurie Manning

    A shoeshine boy tries to find the owner of a red cloth, venturing up and down fire escapes, back and forth across clotheslines, and into the company of the diverse people in the tenement buildings.

    PICTURE BOOK Manning, M.
    Robot, Go Bot!

    Robot, Go Bot! - Dana Meachen Rau

    This comic reader tells the story of a girl and a robot whose friendship is tested when one of them gets a bit bossy.

    EASY READER 1 Rau, D.
    Little Mouse Gets Ready

    Little Mouse Gets Ready - Jeff Smith

    There's a lot to do before Little Mouse is ready to go visit the barn. Will he master all the intricacies of getting dressed, from snaps and buttons to Velcro and tail holes? 

    EASY READER 1 Smith, J.

    Stinky - Eleanor Davis

    Stinky is a monster who loves pickles and possums but is terrified of people. When a new kid enters his swamp, this little monster comes up with all sorts of crazy plans to scare him away. 

    EASY READER 3 Davis, E.
    Binky the Space Cat

    Binky the Space Cat - Ashley Spires

    Binky's blast-off into space (outside) to battle aliens (bugs) is delayed when he realizes he's left something behind - and it's not the anti-gravity kitty litter. 

    Nursery Rhyme Comics

    Nursery Rhyme Comics - edited by Chris Duffy

    A collection of fifty traditional nursery rhymes in comic book format, with illustrations by well-known cartoonists.

    Bake Sale

    Bake Sale - Sara Varon

    Cupcake runs a successful bakery with his best friend, Eggplant, but dreams of going abroad to meet his idol, Turkish Delight, who is the most famous pastry chef in the world. 

    The Invention of Hugo Cabret

    The Invention of Hugo Cabret - Brian Selznick

    When Hugo, an orphan living within the walls of a Paris train station, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized. 

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