More YALSA nominations

I just wanted to do a quick trawl for comic and graphic novels in the Young Adult Library Services Association’s Best Books for Young Adults nominations, since they’re closed now:


  • Carey, Mike. The Re-Gifters. Illustrated by Sonny Liew and Mark Hempel. 2007. DC Comics/Vertigo, $19.99 (978-1-4012-0303-0).
  • De Crecy, Nicolas. Glacial Period. 2007. NBM Publishing/Comicslit, $16.95 (978-1-56163-483-5).
  • Gipi. Notes for a War Story. Spectrum. Translated by Spectrum. Illustrated by Gipi. 2007. Roaring Brook/First Second, $16.95 (978-1-59643-261-1).
  • Kinney, Jeff. Diary of a Wimpy Kid A Novel in Cartoons. 2007. Abrams/Amulet. (978-0-8109-9313-6).
  • Lat. Town Boy. 2007. Roaring Brook/First Second, $16.95 (978-1-59643-331-1).
  • Peterson, David. Mouse Guard, Vol 1: Fall 1152. Illustrated by David Peterson. 2007. Archaia Studios Press, $24.95 (978-1-932386-57-8).
  • Selznick, Brian. The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel. Illustrated by Brain Selznick. 2007. Scholastic, $22.99 (978-0-439-81378-5).
  • Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet. Adapted by Richard Appignanesi. Illustrated by Sonia Leong. 2007. Abrams/Amulet, $9.95 (978-0-8109-9325-9).
  • Tan, Shaun. The Arrival. Illustrated by Shaun Tan. 2007. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine, $19.99 (978-0-439-89529-3).
  • Nonfiction:

  • Helfer, Andrew. Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography. Illustrated by Randy Duburke. November 2006. Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Hill & Wang, 15.95 (978-0-8090-9504-9).
  • Lutes, Jason. Houdini: The Handcuff King. Illustrated by Nick Bertozzi. 2007. Hyperion, $16.99 (978-0-7868-3902-5).
  • Siegel, Siena Cherson. To Dance: A Ballerina’s Graphic Novel. Illustrated by Mark Siegel. September 2006. Simon & Schuster/Atheneum, $17.95 (978-0-689-86747-7).
  • Vining, James. First in Space. May 2007. Oni Press, $9.95. (978-1-932664-64-5).
  • If I missed any, let me know.

    5 Responses to More YALSA nominations

    1. FIRST IN SPACE by James Vining was also nominated for non-fiction. They accidentally left it off the list, but are updating it soon.

    2. davidpwelsh says:

      Oh, that’s great to hear. I liked that book a lot.

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