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TIMBERLANE REGIONAL SCHOOLS VIRTUAL LIBRARY

GRAPHIC NOVELS AS LITERATURE: Finding Graphic Novel eBooks to read

Types of Graphic Novels at Timberlane High School

The following are resource lists on Destiny:

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL ADAPTATIONS   

 

 

 

 

 

List of Classic Titles adapted into Graphic Novel Format.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL ADVENTURE   

 

 

 

 

 

An adventure is an event or series of events that happens outside the course of the protagonist's ordinary life, usually accompanied by danger, often by physical action

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL BILDUNGSROMANS   

 

 

 

 

 

Novels concerned with the education, development, and maturing of a young protagonist.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL BIOGRAPHY (TRUE)   

 

 

 

 

 

Biographical works are usually non-fiction, but fiction can also be used to portray a person's life.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTEMPORARYLIFE   

 

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Life novels are realistic fiction that take place during (more-or-less) the time frame in which the book is being published.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL ETHNIC   

 

 

 

 

 

Literature in which the protagonists are conscious of being members of a group of people sharing a common and distinctive racial, national, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL FANTASY   

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy Novel is any book that contains unrealistic settings, or magic, often set in a medieval universe, or possibly involving mythical beings or supernatural forms as a primary element of the plot, theme, or setting.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL HISTORICAL   

 

 

 

 

 

Historical fiction is set in the past and pays attention to the manners, social conditions and other details of the period depicted.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL HORROR   

 

 

 

 

 

Novels which intended to, or have the capacity to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL INFORMATIONAL   

 

 

 

 

 

Primary purpose of these books is to inform the reader about the natural or social world.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL MEDICINE/HEALTH   

 

 

 

 

 

Primary purpose of these books is to inform the reader of medical conditions and the lives of people they affect.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL MEMOIR   

 

 

 

 

 

A memoir is a collection of memories that an individual writes about moments or events, both public or private, that took place in the subject's life. The assertions made in the work are understood to be factual.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL MYSTERY   

 

 

 

 

 

Type of fiction in which a detective, or other professional, solves a crime or series of crimes.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL MYTHOLOGY   

 

 

 

 

 

Fable retellings, gods, goddesses, demigods, Greek, Roman

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL POLITICAL/SATIRE   

 

 

 

 

 

Satire: the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL ROMANCE   

 

 

 

 

 

stories portraying love, jealousy, marriage, betrayal, or heartache.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL SCIENCE FICTION   

 

 

 

 

 

Typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL SUPERHERO   

 

 

 

 

 

This genre mainly originated in and is most common to American comic books.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL TRIBUTES   

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS IN TRIBUTE TO VICTIMS, SUCH AS THE PULSE NIGHT CLUB AND LAS VEGAS SHOOTINGS.

 

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL WORDLESS   

 

 

 

 

 

The wordless novel is a narrative genre that uses sequences of caption less pictures to tell a story.

 

 

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