HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 22 – Graphic Novels

HUSH: a podcast from your libraryThad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Graphic Novels.

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Graphic Novels

Our guest this episode is Jason Lamb, the library’s Tween Librarian serving kids ages 9-12.

Books and Authors mentioned

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  • Little Mouse by Jeff Smith
  • Bone by Jeff Smith
  • Jack in the Box by Art Spiegelman
  • Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • Captain Raptor by Kevin O’Malley and Patrick O’Brien
  • Fashion Kitty by Charise Mericle Harper
  • Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm
  • Lunch Lady by Jarrett Krosoczka
  • Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye by Colleen A. F. Venable
  • Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi
  • Chiggers by Hope Larson
  • Into the Volcano by Don Wood
  • Arrival by Shaun Tan
  • Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
  • Rust series by Royden Lepp
  • Mercury by Hope Larson
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  • My Dumb Diary by Jim Benton
  • Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
  • The Adventures of Beanboy by Lisa Harkrader
  • Nancy Drew
  • Hardy Boys
  • Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • Scooby Doo
  • Ponyo
  • Star Wars
  • Goosebumps
  • Ninjago and Bionicles
  • 60-something years of Newberry winners
  • James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, Sue Grafton
  • Erin Hunter’s Warrior series or the Seekers series
  • Brian Jacques’s Redwall series
  • Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
  • Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series
  • Polo series by Regis Faller
  • Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Eve Bunting books
  • Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff
  • Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Your turn to talk

Continue the conversation about Graphic Novels. Why do you like them? What can you recommend? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group at our Graphic Novel discussion.

If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, Community Novel Project leader, HUSH podcaster, and frequent library customer. She reads a new book every few days, but recently enjoyed Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley.