Looking for something new to read? Check out these great kid’s graphic novels on Hoopla! Remember you can count these books for your summer reading!
New Kid by Jerry Craft
After his parents send him to a prestigious private school known for its academics, Jordan Banks finds himself torn between two worlds.Enrolled in a prestigious private school where he is one of only a few students of color, talented seventh grade artist Jordan finds himself torn between the worlds of his Washington Heights apartment home and the upscale circles of Riverdale Academy.
Phoebe and her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
A boy and his dog . . . a girl and her . . . unicorn? It all started when Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face. Improbably, this led to Phoebe being granted one wish, and she used it to make the unicorn, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, her best friend. But can a vain mythical beast and a nine-year-old daydreamer really forge a connection? Indeed they can, and that’s how Phoebe and Her Unicorn unfolds.
El Deafo by Cece Bell
The Phonic Ear gives Cece the ability to hear-sometimes things she shouldn’t-but also isolates her from her classmates. She really just wants to fit in and find a true friend, someone who appreciates her as she is. After some trouble, she is finally able to harness the power of the Phonic Ear and become “El Deafo, Listener for All”.
Ghosts by Brenna Thummler
Marjorie Glatt feels like a ghost. A practical thirteen-year-old in charge of the family laundry business, her daily routine features unforgiving customers and unbearable P.E. classes. Wendell is a ghost. A boy who lost his life much too young, his daily routine features ineffective death therapy and a dangerous need to seek purpose in the forbidden human world. When their worlds collide,Marjorie is confronted by disasters as Wendell transforms Glatt’sLaundry into his midnight playground, appearing as a mere sheet during the day. While Wendell attempts to create a new afterlife for himself, he unknowingly sabotages the life that Marjorie is struggling to maintain.