Suggested Graphic Novels for Sixth Grade

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

Anya's ghost by Vera Brosgol


Anya, embarrassed by her family and lacking confidence in her body and her social skills, finally finds a friend after falling down a well, but quickly learns there are drawbacks to having a ghost for a friend.

Be prepared by artist Vera Brosgol

Believing Russian summer camp will be the place she finally fits in, Vera jumps at the chance to sign up, but very quickly discovers that camp is nothing like she imagined.

Presents a biography of the martial arts legend, describing his childhood in Hong Kong and how it was shaped by World War II, and his success as an international star.

The deadening by illustrator 1958- Dana Sullivan

Seventh-grade aspiring cartoonist Derrick Hollis is devastated when a car hits his dog, Max, but after being cremated Max returns to give advice about everything from romance to bullies.

Go with the flow by Lily Williams

Sick of an administration that puts football before female health, four high school friends band together to get the school to provide menstrual products to the students.

Peanut by Ayun Halliday

Nervous about starting her sophomore year at a new high school, Sadie decides to make herself more interesting by claiming to be allergic to peanuts, but her lie quickly spirals out of control.