November 30, 2015 | Thorndyke
The Baby-sitter's Club. Vol. 1. Kristy's great idea by Ann M. Martin ; artist, Raina Telgemeier — Try this series, featuring illustrations by the illustrious Telgemeier. We also have volumes 2, 3, and 4.
Comics Squad: recess! by edited by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, and Jarrett J. Krosoczka ; comics by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Dav Pilkey, Dan Santat, Raina Telgemeier & Dave Roman, Ursula Vernon, Eric Wight, Gene Luen Yang — This includes many illustrators, but Raina's in here, too!
Roller girl by Victoria Jamieson
Phoebe and her unicorn: a heavenly nostril chronicle by Dana Simpson — Follow Phoebe and Heavenly Nostrils in their Second Adventure.
El deafo by Cece Bell ; color by David Lasky
The dumbest idea ever! by Jimmy Gownley
Legends of Zita the spacegirl by [text and illustrations by Ben Hatke]
Sunny side up by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm ; with color by Lark Pien
Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
A year without mom by Dasha Tolstikova — The illustrations here are very different from Telgemeier's, but there's a similar story.
For those who need a "regular" chapter book to try, but want a similar feel to Telgemeier's work, give these a look.
Flora & Ulysses: the illuminated adventures by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by K.G. Campbell — This is a little different - an illustrated chapter book, but there's a similar feel to it.
Can you say catastrophe? by Laurie Friedman
Crush: the theory, practice, and destructive properties of love by Gary Paulsen
Three bird summer by Sara St. Antoine
Everything on a waffle by Polly Horvath
The summer before by Ann M. Martin — Visit the chapter book series that inspired the graphic novels.
The outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E.L. Konigsburg
After ever after by Jordan Sonnenblick