Saturday, February 18, 2012

Recommended Graphic Texts for Social Studies, Grades 7 - 12


Amir. 2011. Zahra's Paradise. Illustrated by Khalil. New York: First Second.

Anderson, Ho Che. 2005. A Comics Biography of  Martin Luther King. Jr. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics.

Bruchac, Joseph. 2010. Dawn Land. Illustrated by Will Davis. New York: First Second.

Buhle, Paul. 2005. Wobblies! A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World. New York: Verso.

Coy, John. 2003. Around the World. Illustrated by Antonio Reonegro and Tom Lynch. NY: Lee & Low.

Delisle, Guy. 2010.  Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China. Montreal, Quebec: Drawn and Quarterly.

---------------. 2008. Burma Chronicles. Montreal, Quebec: Drawn and Quarterly.

--------------. 2007. Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea. Montreal, Quebec: Drawn and Quarterly.

From Metro.
El Shafee, Magdy. 2012. Metro. Translated by Chip Rossetti.  (Banned in Egypt by Mubarak. Egypt's 1st graphic novel.) New York: Metropolitan Books.


Flowers, Arthur, Manu Chitrakar & Guglielmo Rossi. 2010. I See the Promised Land: A Life of Martin Luther King. Jr. Illustrated by Manu Chitrakar. India: Tara Press.   

Geary, Rick. 2011. The Lives of Sacco and Vanzetti New York: NBM Publishing.

Gliden, Sarah. 2011. How to Understand Israel in 60 Days of Less. New York: Vertigo.


from The Photographer: Into War-torn Afghanistan with Doctors without Borders

Guibert, Emmanuel. 2009. The Photographer: Into War-torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders. New York: First Second.

------------------------. 2008. Alan's War: The Memories of G.I. Alan Cope. New York: First Second.
  
Helfer, Andrew. 2006. Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography. Illustrated by Randy DuBurke. New York: Hill & Wang.

from Anne Frank: The Ann Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography.
Jacobson, Sid & Ernie Colon. 2010. Anne Frank: The Ann Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography. New York: Hill & Wang.

-----------------------------------. 2006. The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation. New York: Hill & Wang.
Lagos, Alexander & Joseph Lagos. 2011. The Sons of Liberty, Vol. 2. Illustrated by Steve Walker. New York: Crown.

------------------------------------------. 2010. The Sons of Liberty, Vol. 1. Illustrated by Steve Walker. NY: Crown.

Mizuki, Shigeru. 2011. Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths. Montreal, Quebec: Drawn and Quarterly.

From A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge.
Neufeld, Josh. 2010. A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge. New York: Pantheon.

Rodriguez, Spain. 2008. Che: A Graphic Biography. Illustrated by Paul Buhle. New York: Verso.

Sacco, Joe. 2010. Footnotes in Gaza: A Graphic Novel. New York: Metropolitan books. 

------------. 2002. Safe Area Gorazde: The War in Bosnia 1992-1995. Forward by Christopher Hitchens. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books.


Sacco, Joe & Edward Said. 2002. Palestine. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books.

Satrapi, Marjane. 2007. The Complete Persepolis. New York: Pantheon.  
Shahin Tarek. 2011. Rise: The Story of the Egyptian Revolution as Written Shortly Before it Began. CreateSpace.

Sowa, Marzena. 2011. Marzi. Illustrated by Sylvain Savoia. New York: Vertigo.

Spiegleman, Art. 1996. The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. New York: Pantheon.
Tan, Shaun. 2007. The Arrival. New York: Arthur A. Levine.

Thompson, Craig. 2011. Habibi. New York: Pantheon.

Tran, G.B. 2011. Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey. New York: Villard/Random.




Youme & Anthony Horton. 2008. Pitch Black. El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press.

From Bye Bye Babylon
Ziade, Lania. 2011. Bye Bye Babylon: Beirut 1975-1979. Interlink Publish Group.

Zinn, Howard. 2008. A People’s History of an American Empire. Illustrated by Mike Konopacki and Paul Buhle. NY: Metropolitan Books.

2 comments:

  1. I'm a fan of Berlin http://www.amazon.com/Berlin-City-Stones-Book-Part/dp/1896597297/

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    1. Thanks Tom. Checked out Jason Lutes via your link. I have not read anything by him. Look forward to doing so now.

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