The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List For Teachers And Librarians

Diamond Book Distributors has launched their Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List for teachers and librarians, with a series of graphic novels distributed by DBD each aligned to a specific school year. It was created by Ellen Myrick, President of Myrick Marketing & Media.

Here’s the books they have picked… lots from Eureka Productions, with good showings from Dark Horse, Archaia, IDW and Oni. And the likes of Zenescope punches well above its weight.

Expect content controvery over the likes of 300, A Tale Of One Bad Rat and Blankets

Pre-K through First Grade
Title Publisher
Power Lunch: First Course Oni Press
Johnny Boo Does Something Top Shelf Productions

Second Grade and Up
Title Publisher
The Wonderland Alphabet: Alice’s Adventures Through the ABCs and What She Found There Archaia Entertainment
Michael Recycle and the Treetop Cops IDW Publishing
Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug IDW Publishing
Mermin Book One Oni Press
Sketch Monsters Volume 1: Escape of the Scribbles Oni Press
Sketch Monsters Volume 2: The New Kid Oni Press

 

Third Grade and Up
Title Publisher
Age of Reptiles Omnibus Dark Horse Comics
Complete Alice In Wonderland HC Dynamite Entertainment
First In Space Oni Press
Xoc: The Journey of a Great White Oni Press
Animal Planet: World’s Most Dangerous Animals Zenescope
Discovery Channel’s Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Predators Zenescope
Discovery Channel’s Great White Sharks Zenescope
Discovery Channel’s Top 10 Deadliest Sharks GN Zenescope
MANKIND: The Story of All of Us Volume 1 Zenescope
MANKIND: The Story of All of Us Volume 2 Zenescope

 

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Fourth Grade and Up
Title Publisher
Return of the Dapper Men Archaia Entertainment
Scary Godmother Dark Horse Comics
Graphic Classics Volume 19: Christmas Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 20: Western Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 21: Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 23: Halloween Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 9: Robert Louis Stevenson (2nd Edition) Eureka Productions
The Last Unicorn IDW Publishing

 

Fifth Grade and Up
Title Publisher
A Christmas Carol: The Night That Changed the Life of Eliza Scrooge Dark Horse Comics
Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse Archaia Entertainment
I’m Not a Plastic Bag Archaia Entertainment
Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Archaia Entertainment
Graphic Classics Volume 11: O. Henry Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 12: Adventure Classics Eureka Productions
Crogan’s Loyalty Oni Press
Crogan’s March Oni Press
Crogan’s Vengeance Oni Press
Play Ball! Oni Press

 

 

Sixth Grade and Up
Title Publisher
Fagin the Jew Dark Horse Comics
The Last Dragon Dark Horse Comics
Graphic Classics Volume 13: Rafael Sabatini Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 2: Arthur Conan Doyle – 2nd Edition Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 22: African-American Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 4: H. P. Lovecraft – 2nd Edition Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 5: Jack London – 2nd Edition Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 8: Mark Twain – 2nd Edition Eureka Productions
Native American Classics Eureka Productions
Two-Fisted Science G.T. Labs
Fractured Fables Image Comics
Parade (With Fireworks) Image Comics

Seventh Grade and Up
Title Publisher
Graphic Classics Volume 1: Edgar Allan Poe Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 10: Horror Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 14: Gothic Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 16: Oscar Wilde Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 17: Science Fiction Classics Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 18: Louisa May Alcott Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 6: Ambrose Bierce Eureka Productions
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, And Thunder Lizards G.T. Labs
Dignifying Science: Stories About Women Scientists G.T. Labs
Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and The Political Science Of The Atomic Bomb G.T. Labs
Levitation: Physics And Psychology In The Service Of Deception G.T. Labs
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn IDW Publishing
Krishna: A Journey Within Image Comics

 

Ninth Grade and Up
Title Publisher
First Moon AiT/PlanetLar
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller Archaia Entertainment
Hatter M Volume 1: The Looking Glass Wars Automatic Pictures
Hatter M Volume 2: Mad With Wonder Automatic Pictures
Hatter M Volume 3: The Nature of Wonder Automatic Pictures
Hatter M Volume 4: Zen of Wonder Automatic Pictures
Heart Transplant Dark Horse Comics
Graphic Classics Volume 7: Bram Stoker Eureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 15: Fantasy Classics Eureka Productions
Suspended In Language: Niels Bohrs Life, Discoveries, And The Century He Shaped G.T. Labs
Wire Mothers & Inanimate Arms: Harry Harlow And The Science Of Love G.T. Labs
Nevsky IDW Publishing
The Raven and Other Stories by Edgar Allan Poe IDW Publishing
I Kill Giants Image Comics
Northwest Passage: The Annotated Softcover Edition Oni Press
August Moon Top Shelf Productions
March (Book One) Top Shelf Productions

 

Tenth Grade and Up
Title Publisher
An Elegy for Amelia Johnson Archaia Entertainment
Siegfried Volume 1 Archaia Entertainment
Siegfried Volume 2: The Valykrie Archaia Entertainment
300 Dark Horse Comics
Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes Dark Horse Comics
Green River Killer: A True Detective Story Dark Horse Comics
The Tale of One Bad Rat Dark Horse Comics
Code Word: Geronimo IDW Publishing
Comic Book History of Comics IDW Publishing
Kill Shakespeare Volume 1 IDW Publishing
Kill Shakespeare Volume 2 IDW Publishing
Age Of Bronze Volume 1: A Thousand Ships Image Comics
Age Of Bronze Volume 2: Sacrifice Image Comics
Age Of Bronze Volume 3: Betrayal Image Comics
Capote in Kansas Oni Press
Blankets Top Shelf Productions
Carnet De Voyage Top Shelf Productions
Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland Top Shelf Productions
The Lovely Horrible Stuff: My Book About Money Top Shelf Productions
Underwater Welder Top Shelf Productions

 

 

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