Suggested Graphic Novels for First Grade

Looking for a good read in a comic book format? Try checking out one of these daring graphic novels. Books are suggested for First Grade, but remember that each reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.

Arf and the metal detector by Philip Wooderson

When a package for his neighbor shows up at his house, Arf has to see what's inside. The package leads him to more trouble including the discovery of a couple of crooks and buried treasure.

Chi's sweet home. Vol. 4 by Kanata Konami

Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who on a leisurely stroll with her family finds herself lost and alone. Seperated from the warmth and protection of her mother, she desperately attempts to reunite with her family of feral cats. When the kitten feels all hope is lost, she is found in a park by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. 

What’s the best day for an alien invasion? Halloween, of course. When Eek and Ack visit Earth during the ghoulish holiday, they fit right in with the other trick-or-treaters. Unfortunately, so does Wolfy the Wolfman! Now, the terrible twosome must fight off this frightful furball or fail to conquer Earth once again.

Okay, Andy! by Maxwell Eaton

Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, a young coyote pup.

Big Mama, the proprietor of Okie Dokie Donuts, makes her donuts with love. When a fast-talking salesman talks her into trying a mechanized baker called Mr. Baker, Big Mama and her helper, Henry, find their world turned upside down.

Otto's orange day by Frank Cammuso

After a genie fulfills Otto the cat's wish by turning the whole world orange, Otto realizes that his favorite color is not the best color for everything.

Equal parts adorable and bratty, this sweet bear transforms daily routine into fun adventures. As he keeps his parents on their toes from breakfast to bedtime, Patrick will also keep young readers coming back for more. 

Stinky : a toon book by Eleanor Davis

Stinky is a monster who loves pickles and possums but is terrified of people.

The woodshed mystery by Joeming W. Dunn

In this graphic novel adaptation of the Boxcar Children book, the Aldens uncover a mystery involving an old friend of Aunt Jane's when they visit the New England farmhouse where their grandfather grew up.