Graphic Novels offer exciting access to learning about history and historical events. With digestible formats and engaging visuals, graphic novels draw readers in and introduce, teach, and complement your lessons. Explore the resources below with students of all reading and grade levels.
World War II
- The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler — Meet-the-Author Recording or Book Trailer
- Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust — Discussion Ideas
- Gaijin: American Prisoner of War — Meet-the-Author Recording
- They Called Us Enemy — Video Book Reading
Immigrant and Refugee Experience
- The Unwanted: Stories of Syrian Refugees — Meet-the-Author Recording
- The Paper Boat: A Refugee Story — Discussion Guide
- When Stars Are Scattered — Meet-the-Author Recording
- The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir — Teacher’s Guide
- Silence of Our Friends — Lesson Ideas
- Undocumented: A Worker’s Right — Video Book Trailer
- Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans — Meet-the-Author Recording
- Shackleton’s Journey — Unit of Study Ideas
- Kindred — Teacher’s Guide
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