The Graphic Novel Choices for our Homeschool Year

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Who says you have to read only novels during your homeschool year?

Not me!

Normally read a variety of literature, including graphic novels, and it has become clear that my soon to be 14 year old prefers graphic novels above all other types of literature.

As a result, we are going to spend the entire year reading and studying graphic novels in her English class.

Let’s talk about my choices for a literature year focused on graphic novels.

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Video Notes:

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund – general help for graphic novels

Grab the Book Planning Page

Sept: I Kill Giants 

Hero’s Journey
I Kill Giants Graphic Novel

Oct: Persepolis

Boomerang Guide


Speak: Graphic Novel
Speak: Novel
Speak: Movie

December: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel 

January: Nimona


February: March: Book One

March: Book One 

March: Pashmina

American Born Chinese 

April: Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables: Graphic Novel
Anne of Green Gables Illustrated
Anne of Green Gables Audio
Anne of Green Gables Movie
Netflix Series – Anne with an E

May – Don Brown

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Great American Dust Bowl
Older Than Dirt 

Other series:

The Olympians
Snow White: A Graphic Novel
Adventures of John Blake
Understanding Comics



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  1. How did this go after the fact? I am just stumbling upon this right now and am quite inspired! I would love to hear in a word or two how it went.

    1. We had a great time. I didn’t get to dive in deep with her for every book but we enjoyed reading them even when we didn’t do a deep dive.

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