10 Educational Graphic Novels for Kids

Submitted by Alexandria Ducksworth

Your kids give their full attention to superhero comics, but what about their schoolwork? Can’t seem to get them excited about history, math, or science? Try these ten educational graphic novels:

1. “Amelia Earhart Flies Across the Atlantic” by Nelson Yomtov (Biography)

2. “Black Civil War Soldiers: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment” by Susan K. Baumann (African-American History)

3. “The Cartoon Guide to Physics” by Larry Gonick (Physics)

4. “Dinosaur Empire!” by Abby Howard (Paleontology)

5. “Donner Dinner Party” by Nathan Hale (History)

6. “Human Body Theater” by Maris Wicks (Biology/Anatomy)

7. “Older than Dirt: A Kinda-sorta Biography of Earth” by Don Brown (Earth Science)

8. “The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice” by Marcia Williams (Ancient History)

9. “The Salem Witch Trials” by Andrea P. Smith (History)

10. “Science Comics: Robots and Drones-Past, Present, and Future” by Mairghread Scott (Robotics)

You can find more graphic novels in the GCPL catalog. Make sure to change the search filters to “Non-Fiction” under the “Content” tab and your topic of choice under the “Topics” tab on the left side of your screen.