25+ Graphic Novels for Teens ages 14 to 18. These are engaging reads, both fiction and non-fiction, for teens that love the graphic novel format!
I have loved graphic novels since graduate school when the professor I was assisting assigned Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel memoir Persepolis to his Freshman World History Class. It was my first experience reading a graphic novel and I was fascinated by how the author's stories about growing up in Tehran during the Islamic revolution were brought to life through the graphic format.
As I've read more graphic novels in the years since then, I've realized what a fun and useful tool they are for developing literacy skills, practicing visual comprehension, and engaging reluctant readers.
Since my own high-school age teens have been reading more graphic novels, I've also noticed that even when they are bogged down with school work, they'll still pick up a graphic novel to read for fun in their free time. After a busy day of school, extracurriculars, and homework, they don't always have the energy for a novel, but a graphic novel - with its faster pace and engaging visual elements - still feels like fun.
Here are some of our favorite Graphic Novels for Teens ages 14+.
(If you're looking for graphic novels for teens and tweens in Middle School, ages 11 to 14, try these.)
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