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Children's & Young Adult Literature

Guide for library and Internet research resources about children's and young adult literature.

Genres Within Graphic Novels


As with other forms of literature there are various genres within the graphic novel category. Graphic novels are written for various age groups of children and young adults but the majority are written for young adults. The following genres of graphic novels are common for young readers:


Adventure Crime Fantasy
Historical Horror Humor
Non-fiction Science Fiction Superheroes

Searching Children's and Young Adult Graphic Novels

If you are looking for graphic novels search the Library One Search (select Books in Advance Search) using the keywords:

graphic novels

graphic novels juvenile


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