The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List For Teachers And Librarians

Posted by June 30, 2013 Comment

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
TitlePublisher
Power Lunch: First CourseOni Press
Johnny Boo Does SomethingTop Shelf Productions

Second Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
The Wonderland Alphabet: Alice’s Adventures Through the ABCs and What She Found ThereArchaia Entertainment
Michael Recycle and the Treetop CopsIDW Publishing
Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug DougIDW Publishing
Mermin Book OneOni Press
Sketch Monsters Volume 1: Escape of the ScribblesOni Press
Sketch Monsters Volume 2: The New KidOni Press

 

Third Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
Age of Reptiles OmnibusDark Horse Comics
Complete Alice In Wonderland HCDynamite Entertainment
First In SpaceOni Press
Xoc: The Journey of a Great WhiteOni Press
Animal Planet: World’s Most Dangerous AnimalsZenescope
Discovery Channel’s Dinosaurs & Prehistoric PredatorsZenescope
Discovery Channel’s Great White SharksZenescope
Discovery Channel’s Top 10 Deadliest Sharks GNZenescope
MANKIND: The Story of All of Us Volume 1Zenescope
MANKIND: The Story of All of Us Volume 2Zenescope

 

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Fourth Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
Return of the Dapper MenArchaia Entertainment
Scary GodmotherDark Horse Comics
Graphic Classics Volume 19: Christmas ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 20: Western ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 21: Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of MysteryEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 23: Halloween ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 9: Robert Louis Stevenson (2nd Edition)Eureka Productions
The Last UnicornIDW Publishing

 

Fifth Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
A Christmas Carol: The Night That Changed the Life of Eliza ScroogeDark Horse Comics
Cow Boy: A Boy and His HorseArchaia Entertainment
I’m Not a Plastic BagArchaia Entertainment
Mouse Guard: Legends of the GuardArchaia Entertainment
Graphic Classics Volume 11: O. HenryEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 12: Adventure ClassicsEureka Productions
Crogan’s LoyaltyOni Press
Crogan’s MarchOni Press
Crogan’s VengeanceOni Press
Play Ball!Oni Press

 

 

Sixth Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
Fagin the JewDark Horse Comics
The Last DragonDark Horse Comics
Graphic Classics Volume 13: Rafael SabatiniEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 2: Arthur Conan Doyle – 2nd EditionEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 22: African-American ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 4: H. P. Lovecraft – 2nd EditionEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 5: Jack London – 2nd EditionEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 8: Mark Twain – 2nd EditionEureka Productions
Native American ClassicsEureka Productions
Two-Fisted ScienceG.T. Labs
Fractured FablesImage Comics
Parade (With Fireworks)Image Comics

Seventh Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
Graphic Classics Volume 1: Edgar Allan PoeEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 10: Horror ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 14: Gothic ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 16: Oscar WildeEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 17: Science Fiction ClassicsEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 18: Louisa May AlcottEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 6: Ambrose BierceEureka Productions
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, And Thunder LizardsG.T. Labs
Dignifying Science: Stories About Women ScientistsG.T. Labs
Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and The Political Science Of The Atomic BombG.T. Labs
Levitation: Physics And Psychology In The Service Of DeceptionG.T. Labs
Adventures of Huckleberry FinnIDW Publishing
Krishna: A Journey WithinImage Comics

 

Ninth Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
First MoonAiT/PlanetLar
Jim Henson’s The StorytellerArchaia Entertainment
Hatter M Volume 1: The Looking Glass WarsAutomatic Pictures
Hatter M Volume 2: Mad With WonderAutomatic Pictures
Hatter M Volume 3: The Nature of WonderAutomatic Pictures
Hatter M Volume 4: Zen of WonderAutomatic Pictures
Heart TransplantDark Horse Comics
Graphic Classics Volume 7: Bram StokerEureka Productions
Graphic Classics Volume 15: Fantasy ClassicsEureka Productions
Suspended In Language: Niels Bohrs Life, Discoveries, And The Century He ShapedG.T. Labs
Wire Mothers & Inanimate Arms: Harry Harlow And The Science Of LoveG.T. Labs
NevskyIDW Publishing
The Raven and Other Stories by Edgar Allan PoeIDW Publishing
I Kill GiantsImage Comics
Northwest Passage: The Annotated Softcover EditionOni Press
August MoonTop Shelf Productions
March (Book One)Top Shelf Productions

 

Tenth Grade and Up
TitlePublisher
An Elegy for Amelia JohnsonArchaia Entertainment
Siegfried Volume 1Archaia Entertainment
Siegfried Volume 2: The ValykrieArchaia Entertainment
300Dark Horse Comics
Dotter of Her Father’s EyesDark Horse Comics
Green River Killer: A True Detective StoryDark Horse Comics
The Tale of One Bad RatDark Horse Comics
Code Word: GeronimoIDW Publishing
Comic Book History of ComicsIDW Publishing
Kill Shakespeare Volume 1IDW Publishing
Kill Shakespeare Volume 2IDW Publishing
Age Of Bronze Volume 1: A Thousand ShipsImage Comics
Age Of Bronze Volume 2: SacrificeImage Comics
Age Of Bronze Volume 3: BetrayalImage Comics
Capote in KansasOni Press
BlanketsTop Shelf Productions
Carnet De VoyageTop Shelf Productions
Harvey Pekar’s ClevelandTop Shelf Productions
The Lovely Horrible Stuff: My Book About MoneyTop Shelf Productions
Underwater WelderTop Shelf Productions

 

 

(Last Updated June 30, 2013 12:49 pm )

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