Here are some of YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2011

Arisa Vol. 1 by Natsumi Ando
Tsubasa poses as her troubled twin sister and discovers dark secrets that may be more than she bargained for.

The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity by Mike Carey & Peter Gross
What if your father wrote a best-selling fantasy series named after you… and all of it was true?

Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites by Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson
A group of dogs and one open-minded cat join forces to protect the community of Burden Hill against a variety of supernatural forces.

Salem Brownstone by John Harris Dunning & Nikhil Singh
Salem receives an inheritance that goes beyond a gothic mansion: he must fight his father’s battle against dark forces.

Saturn Apartments V. 1 by Hisae Iwaoka
Mitsu takes on his late father’s dangerous job as a window washer on the space ship Saturn Apartments.

Mercury by Hope Larson
Two girls: separated by 150 years but connected by one locket.

Kill Shakespeare V. 1: A Sea of Troubles by Conor McCreery
Shakespeare’s greatest heroes clash with his most menacing villains.

The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects by Mike Mignola
The absurd adventures of a robotic Victorian super-hero and other assorted weirdness.

Not Simple by Natsume Ono
Ian is on a journey across the USA to find his sister.

Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka and JH Williams
Don’t ask, don’t tell Batwoman what to do.


Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski & Shane Davis
Strange visitor, mild-mannered reporter.  You know the story . . . but not quite like this.

Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel
Garth Hale has gone to the other side, but he’s not dead yet.

Black Butler by Yana Toboso
Earl Phantomhive’s butler is devilishly good.

Twin Spica by Kou Yaginmua
Asumi must pass the entrance exam for space school.

Kimberly

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