High School

History & Current Events

» Fax From Sarajevo: A Story of Survival by Joe Kubert (1996)

The Middle East:
» Palestine by Joe Sacco (1993/2001)

» Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi (2004)

» Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan by Gabriel Akol, Santino Athian, Matthew Mabek, and Michael Ngor (2004)

The Holocaust:
» Maus: A Survivor’s Tale (Volumes I & II) by Art Spiegelman (1986/1991)

» Yossel: April 19, 1943: A Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising by Joe Kubert (2003)

Literature & Language Arts

» Manga Shakespeare: Julius Ceasar adapted by Richard Appignanesi; Illustrated by Mustashrik Mahbab (2008)

» Shakespeare’s Macbeth: The Manga Edition adapted by Adam Sexton; Illustrated by Eve Grandt & Candice Chow (2008)

» Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre: The Graphic Novel adapted by Amy Corzine; Illustrated by John M. Burns & Terry Wiley (2008)

» H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds adapted by Ian Edginton; Illustrated by D’Israeli (2006)

» F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: A Graphic Novel adapted by Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir; Illustrated by Kevin Cornell (2008)

» Beowulf adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds (2007)

» Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood by Tony Lee; Illustrated by Sam Hart & Arthur Fujita (2009)

» The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson; Illustrated by Genevieve Cote (2005)

» Marvel Illustrated - Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray [series] adapted by Roy Thomas; Illustrated by Sebastian Fiumara (2008)



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Moon, B. M. (2009). Classics revisited. School Library Journal, 55(7), 36.