February 12, 2016 | Michelle
Looking for a good read in a comic book format? Try checking out one of these daring graphic novels. Books are suggested for Fourth Grade, but remember that each reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
Ariol, a twelve-year-old donkey living in the suburbs, has mischievous adventures with his best friend, Ramono, who is a pig with a snout like an electrical socket.
In these fictionalized accounts of the true stories of three people who made separate attempts to travel around the world in the late nineteenth century, you'll learn about Thomas Stevens, who made the journey on a bicycle, reporter Nellie Bly, who used conventional methods of travel, and sea captain Joshua Slocum, the first person to sail around the world alone.
Azzi and her parents are in danger. They have to leave their home and escape to another country on a frightening journey by car and boat. In the new country they must learn to speak a new language, find a new home and Azzi must start a new school. Will Azzi ever see her grandma again?
Broxo, the only surviving member of a tribe of barbarians, spends his time on a mountain hunting and avoiding the man-eating walking dead until everything changes when Zora, a foreign princess, arrives on the mountain seeking Broxo's lost tribe.
Legionnaire Peter Crogan has some hard questions to answer. Should he finish out the tail end of his 5-year term of service with the French Foreign Legion, or become an officer? There's not much time to consider his options as his life is invaded by armies of Tauregs, brutal sandstorms, and terrible man-eating creatures!
Spunky, strong-willed eleven-year-old Mirka Herschberg isn't interested in knitting lessons from her stepmother, or how-to-find-a-husband advice from her sister, or you-better-not warnings from her brother. There's only one thing she "does" want: to fight dragons! Granted, no dragons have been breathing fire around Hereville, the Orthodox Jewish community where Mirka lives, but that doesn't stop the plucky girl from honing her skills.
Meet Linda Lee! She's the newest kid on the block – and the planet, too! Find out how an ordinary girl from Krypton became the most extraordinary girl on Earth. And if you think life is tough as a hero, try being in the eighth grade.
Benny and Angus try save Jack from the ghost whaling ship Nutmeg, which is in search of the whale Caldera.
When Kansas farm girl Dorothy flies away to the magical Land of Oz, she fatally flattens a Wicked Witch and is hailed by the Munchkin people as a great sorceress. But all she really wants to know is: how does she get home?
When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking enough as new experiences go, but Zita is even more surprised to find herself taking on the role of intergalactic hero.