Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Five of the best coming-of-age graphic novels

At the B&N Reads blog Saskia Lacey tagged five fantastic coming-of-age graphic novels, including:
American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang

A National Book Award finalist, Yang’s graphic novel follows Jin Wang, a student who longs to fit in with his peers. But, as the only Chinese-American in his class, Jin has no such luck. His misadventures, one of which includes an ill-advised perm, are mirrored by two other interweaving tales. Yang’s work speaks to anyone who has been on the outside.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue