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Reading Recommendations: Graphic Novels

This guide provides the resources to assist you in locating what to read next. Browse the resources below or check with the Reference Librarian at your Delaware Public Library for Reader's Advisory assistance.

The 10 Best Graphic Novels of 2023

A woman tries to reconnect with her lost family, Roz Chast explores the kingdom of dreams and more in these remarkable books. Washington Post, 
November 13, 2023.

A graphic novel is a narrative work of fiction or non-fiction in which the story is conveyed to the reader using images arranged in sequential form such as the traditional comic form. Integrated or incidental text may be incorporated in the work, but a graphic novel is, by definition, a visual work rather than an illustrated text-driven novel. (Pa Center for the Book)

2023 Lynd Ward Prize for Graphic Novel of the Year

Sponsored by Penn State's University Libraries and administered by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book, an affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress, the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize is presented annually to the best graphic novel, fiction or non-fiction, published in the previous calendar year by a living U.S. or Canadian citizen or resident. 

Harvey Awards