Everyone loves comics…and the graphic storytelling mode goes way
beyond Superman! The graphic novels category covers a wide range of
stories–everything from wordless picture books appealing to the very
young to intense, issue-based young adult novels–all of which tell
their stories through serial artwork.
We give an award for both the younger graphics and for the young adult
Since our goal is to have every book placed in the
category where it stands the best chance of winning, we generally place
graphics for emergent readers (for example, the Toon books),in the early
Early readers often combine images and text, due to the needs of the
readers, so this is a category where graphics can be a great fit– so
go ahead and nominate them there!
-Liz, Guru of Graphic Novels