Children’s Graphic Novels

The Storm in the Barn

Winner of the 2010 Scott O’ Dell Award for Historical Fiction Written and Illustrated by Matt Phelan In his first graphic novel, established children’s illustrator Matt Phelan depicts the story of Jack, a boy growing up on a forlorn Kansas farm in the midst of the American Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Without rain, there …

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Thunder from the Sea: The Adventures of Jack Hoyton and the H. M. S. Defender

This novel is more than just interesting pictures: it is packed with action. The student learns many interesting facts while being entertained. The story follows a young boy who is serving on a ship protecting the British Isles from invasion by Napoleon. Throughout this exciting book the author teaches the reader about Napoleon and many …

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