Realistic Fiction

Select grade level from links on left to view recommended graphic novels, or check out these great women authors and illustrators who have written/illustrated realistic fiction graphic novels and comics.

Abouet, Marguerite

Aya


Anthony, Jessica

Chopsticks


Araki, Mari

Tina's Mouth

 

Arnoldi, Katherine

The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom

 

Barr, Donna

Dignify Science: stories about women scientists

 

Bell, Gabrielle

Lucky, Cecil and Jordan in New York

 

Castellucci, Cecil

The PLAIN Janes

 

Clugston, Chynna

Blue Monday

 


Davila, Claudia

Luz Sees the Light


Doucet, Julie

My New York Diary, 365 Days


Emerson, Sharon

Zebrafish


Gulledge, Laura Lee

Page by Paige

 

Hayden, Jennifer

Underwire

 

 

Holm, Jennifer L

Babymouse


Kashyap , Keshni

Tina's Mouth

 

Kominsky-Crumb, Aline

Need More Love, Sophie Crumb: Evolution of a Crazy Artist


Kurilla, Renee

Zebrafish


Lia, Simone

Fluffy, Please God, Find Me a Husband,


Mucha, Corinne

Freshman: Tales of Ninth Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense


Oleksyk, Sarah

Ivy


Reed, M.K.

Americus

 

Simmonds, Posy

Tamara Drewe, Gemma Bovery

 

Takako, Shimura

Wandering Son


Weinstein, Lauren R

Girl Stories


White, Tracy

How I Made it to 18