Best Teen & Young Adult History Comics Books
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1. The Epic Bible: God’s Story from Eden to Eternity
Author: by Inc. Kingstone Media Group
Published at: Wander (October 6, 2020)
Get swept away by God’s awesome story in this riveting graphic Bible. The Epic Bible tells the central story of the Bible, with dramatic, full-color art created by some of DC and Marvel’s best comic book artists. Whether you’re reading the Bible for the first time or looking for a fresh perspective, The Epic Bible’s cinematic storytelling will make God’s Word come alive.
2. Let's Talk About It: The Teen's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human (A Graphic Novel)
Author: by Erika Moen
An inclusive, accessible and honest graphic novel guide to growing up, from gender and sexuality to consent and safe sex. Perfect for any teen starting to ask… Is what I’m feeling normal? Is what my body is doing normal?Am I normal?
How do I know what are the right choices to make? How do I fix it when I make a mistake? Let’s talk about it. Growing up is complicated. How do you find the answers to all the questions you have about yourself, about your identity, and about your body?
Let’s Talk About It provides a comprehensive, thoughtful, well-researched graphic novel guide to everything you need to know but might not know how to talk about. Covering relationships, friendships, gender, sexuality, anatomy, body image, safe sex, sexting, jealousy, rejection, sex education, and more, this is the go-to handbook for every teen navigating adolescence, and the first in graphic novel form.
3. WE HEREBY REFUSE: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration
Author: by Frank Abe
“Deftly upends the compliant narrative with impeccably documented stories of resistance and rebellion … Made urgent yet again, the trio’s courageous refusals to accept the U.S.Their! Government’s heinous miscarriage of justice should irrefutably embolden new generations … Their collective history will resonate with older teens.
Also highly recommended for high-school and college classrooms.” Terry Hong, Booklist It leaves you simultaneously furious, questioning ideas of loyalty and citizenship and deeply moved. May all of us learn, and share, these stories.” Moira Macdonald, The Seattle Times Three voices.
Three acts of defiance.One mass injustice. The story of camp as you’ve never seen it before. Japanese Americans complied when evicted from their homes in World War II – but many refused to submit to imprisonment in American concentration camps without a fight.
In this groundbreaking graphic novel, meet JIM AKUTSU, the inspiration for John Okada’s No-No Boy, who refuses to be drafted from the camp at Minidoka when classified as a non-citizen, an enemy alien; HIROSHI KASHIWAGI, who resists government pressure to sign a loyalty oath at Tule Lake, but yields to family pressure to renounce his U.S.
4. Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales 3-Book Box Set
Author: by Nathan Hale
Harry N. Abrams
Get three fan-favorite tales of American history from the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series in this must-have collectible boxed set! Hilarious, gruesome, and packed with facts, this series introduces readers to some of the strangest moments in history.
In this boxed set, readers will meet Revolutionary War spy Nathan Hale in One Dead Spy: A Revolutionary War Tale, learn about the most famous battles and little-known secrets of the First World War in Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood: A World War I Tale, and travel the Underground Railroad with Harriet Tubman in The Underground Abductor: An Abolitionist Tale.
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales are graphic novels that tell the thrilling, shocking, gruesome, and TRUE stories of American history. Read them allif you dare!
5. Banned Book Club
Author: by Kim Hyun Sook
Iron Circus Comics
A Junior Library Guild Selection “Highly recommended for readers passionate about activism.” SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, Starred Review “Sure to inspire today’s youthful generation of tenacious changemakers.” BOOKLIST, Starred Review “The messages of hope are universal.” PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, Starred Review “A timely read about friendship amid chaos.” NPR “It’s hard to imagine a world where Banned Book Club could be more relevant than it is right now.” A.V.
CLUB When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature far from the drudgery she was promised at her family’s restaurant.
But literature class would prove to be just the start of a massive turning point, still focused on reading but with life-or-death stakes she never could have imagined. This was during South Korea’s Fifth Republic, a military regime that entrenched its power through censorship, torture, and the murder of protestors.
6. Manga Messiah
Author: by NEXT
Tyndale House Publishers
Manga (pronounced mahn-ga) is the Japanese word for comics. It has become a huge hit with American teens and tweens. Manga has emerged as the most popular comics category and is one of the fastest growing genres in American publishing.
Appealing to kids and adults, readers will find this edgy rendition of the Gospel accounts both compelling and highly engaging. This authentic, cutting-edge art style is combined with fast-paced storytelling to deliver biblical truths to an ever-changing culture that is often a challenge to penetrate.
This is genuine Japanese manga style, unlike other Christian manga books in the marketplace. Features: Gives a unique presentation of the Gospel accounts Includes a map of Galilee, Samaria, and Judea Includes illustrated character profiles of key Bible people Features an illustrated page on the twelve apostles A great way to introduce anyone to the Bible
7. Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World
Author: by Pénélope Bagieu
2019 Eisner Award Winner for Best U.S. Edition of International MaterialThroughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen: their indomitable spirit. With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Pnlope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known.
From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies. This title has Common Core connections.
8. World War One: 1914-1918 (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Author: by Alan Cowsill
“The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our time.”-Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign SecretaryThe First World War, also known as the Great War, involved over thirty nations and resulted in the deaths of millions of young men.
This stunning new book brings history to life as we see the war through the eyes of the young conscripted servicemen on all sides of the conflict. Introducing the advent of tanks, airplanes, air raids, submarines and gas attacks, we take a close look at the first modern war of the 20th Century.
From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo to the Treaty of Versailles we see for ourselves what life was like in the trenches, on the home front, at sea and in the air. This is more than just a history book; it is a fully illustrated journey into another age.
We follow the fortunes of a group of young conscripts and volunteers to discover what life was really like in the trenches and how they coped with returning home after the horrors of the front line.
9. In Waves
Author: by AJ Dungo
A tale of love, heartbreak and surfing from an important new voice in comics. In Waves is Craig Thompson’s Blankets meets William Finnegan’s Barbarian Days. In this visually arresting graphic novel, surfer and illustrator AJ Dungo remembers his late partner, her battle with cancer, and their shared love of surfing that brought them strength throughout their time together.
With his passion for surfing uniting many narratives, he intertwines his own story with those of some of the great heroes of surf in a rare work of nonfiction that is as moving as it is fascinating.
10. World War Two: Against The Rising Sun (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Author: by Jason Quinn
Campfire’s World War II: Against The Rising Sun focuses on the war in the East, through the eyes of the servicemen and civilians on both sides of the conflict. From the invasion of Manchuria by Japan in 1937, right through to the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we witness the end of the British Empire, the rise and fall of Japan and destruction the likes of which the world must never know again.
While authoritative texts on World War Two often tend to focus disproportionately on the European theater of war, the Pacific theater was no less dramatic, with its roots stretching back to the early 1930s. This book tells the history of World War Two in the Pacific theater, told from many perspectives.
11. The Great American Dust Bowl
Author: by Don Brown
A complete visual package. Booklist, starred reviewOn a clear, warm Sunday, April 14, 1935, a wild wind whipped up millions upon millions specks of dust to form a dustera savage stormon America’s high southern plains. The sky turned black, sand-filled winds scoured the paint off houses and cars, trains derailed, and electricity coursed through the air.
Sand and dirt fell like snowpeople got lost in the gloom and suffocated… And that was just the beginning. Don Brown brings the Dirty Thirties to life with lively artwork in this graphic novel of one of America’s most catastrophic natural events: the Dust Bowl.
12. Manga Messengers
Author: by NEXT
Manga Messengers is a biblically accurate retelling of the prophetsthe life of King David to the end of Malachi. These stories from the Bible are presented in the authentic Japanese Manga style. This 5th book of the series to release combines cutting-edge illustration with fast-paced storytelling to deliver biblical truths in a compelling package to an ever-changing, postmodern culture.
Over 200,000 books sold in the series!
13. Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir
Author: by Robin Ha
Balzer + Bray
January 28, 2020
Harvey Award Nominee, Best Children or Young Adult Book A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a lifeperfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo. For as long as she can remember, it’s been Robin and her mom against the world.
Growing up as the only child of a single mother in Seoul, Korea, wasn’t always easy, but it has bonded them fiercely together. So when a vacation to visit friends in Huntsville, Alabama, unexpectedly becomes a permanent relocationfollowing her mother’s announcement that she’s getting marriedRobin is devastated.
Overnight, her life changes. She is dropped into a new school where she doesn’t understand the language and struggles to keep up. She is completely cut off from her friends in Seoul and has no access to her beloved comics.
At home, she doesn’t fit in with her new stepfamily, and worst of all, she is furious with the one person she is closest toher mother. Then one day Robin’s mother enrolls her in a local comic drawing class, which opens the window to a future Robin could never have imagined.
14. Manga Melech
Author: by NEXT
Tyndale House Publishers
Manga Melech is a Biblically accurate Manga retelling of Bible stories beginning with entry into the Promised Land through the rule of King David. This book, fourth in the Tyndale Manga line, combines cutting-edge authentic Japanese Manga style with fast-paced storytelling to deliver Biblical truths in a compelling package to an ever changing, post-modern culture.
Nearly 200,000 books sold in series!
15. Fever Year: The Killer Flu of 1918
Author: by Don Brown
From the Sibert Honorwinning creator behind The Unwanted and Drowned City comes one of the darkest episodes in American history: the Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918. This nonfiction graphic novel explores the causes, effects, and lessons learned from a major epidemic in our past, and is the perfect tool for engaging readers of all ages, especially teens and tweens learning from home.
New Year’s Day, 1918. America has declared war on Germany and is gathering troops to fight. But there’s something coming that is deadlier than any war. When people begin to fall ill, most Americans don’t suspect influenza. The flu is known to be dangerous to the very old, young, or frail.
But the Spanish flu is exceptionally violent. Soon, thousands of people succumb. Then tens of thousands … Hundreds of thousands and more. Graves can’t be dug quickly enough. What made the influenza of 1918 so exceptionally deadlyand what can modern science help us understand about this tragic episode in history?
16. World War Two: Under the Shadow of the Swastika (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Author: by Lewis Helfand
This volume of Campfire’s graphic history of World War II deals with the war in Europe from the rise of the Nazis through to May 1945 and VE Day. World War II shows the effects of the war on the soldiers, the refugees, the victims and protagonists of the most terrible conflict the world has ever known.
In a world that is forgetting the lessons history has to teach, this book is a reminder of the horrors that come from intolerance. In the 1930s, a great evil was rising in the heart of Europe, a threat unlike any seen before.
German leader Adolf Hitler, a madman bent on world domination, was raising an army and growing more violent by the day. The world knew that Hitler had to be stopped. But fearing a war, this growing threat of Hitler’s Nazi army was left unchecked.
The world simply watched as Germany sank into darkness. The world merely prayed that war would not breach their borders.The world waited. And they waited too long. As cities fell to ruin and millions were slaughtered, the growing darkness of Hitler and his Nazi empire branched out far beyond Europeto Asia and Africa and Americaand soon threatened to claim the entire world.