Top Five Graphic Novels of Quarter One

This school year I have changed my book checkout system. In the past it has been a bit of a free for all. This year my library is runs under the same checkout system as our school library. All of my books are barcoaded, and I have a fancy little scanner that we use to check books in and out. I am finding that this shift has come with all sorts of awesome things: less lost books, less lost books, less lost books, and I can create these fancy little reports.

I have looked at the stats from the first quarter of the school year and have found that my students love graphic novels. Actually, I already knew that, but I was surprised to see that the top 14 titles are all graphic novels. Here are the top 5 (I did not have this system in place the first two weeks of school.)

Smile

By: Raina Telgemeier

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Amulet Three: The Cloud Serchers

By: Kazu Kubuishi

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Amulet Two: The Stonekeeper’s Curse

By: Kazu Kubuishi

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Sidekicks

By: Dan Santat

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Squish 4: Captain Disaster

By: Jennifer and Matthew Holm

2 Comments
  1. My kids have also been into Smile and the Amulet series. Do you have the name of your check out system. The lost books are driving me crazy.

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