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Manga Nominated for ALA Lists

posted on 2005-11-10 21:21 EST
New American Library Association List for Graphic Novels

Several manga and OEL worldmanga have been nominated for the American Library Association's (ALA) "Great Graphic Novels" list.

The list is expected to be released at the ALA's Midwinter Meeting in 2007, this is a new list for the ALA. ALA lists are used by libraries throughout the United States as aids in selecting material for their collections.

A committee of 11 YALSA members, both school and public librarians, will select the graphic novels that appear on the list. Graphic novels will be judged on a number of categories related to appropriateness and quality.

Further nominations can be submitted here.

The following is a list of the nominations:

  • Baker, Kyle. Plastic Man Volume 2: Rubber Bandits. DC Comics, 2006. 14.99. (1-4012-0729-4).
  • Burns, Charles. Black Hole. Random House/ Pantheon Graphic Novels, 2005. 24.95. (0-375-42380-X).
  • Clugston, Chynna. Queen Bee. Scholastic/ Graphix, 2005. 16.99. (0-439-71572-5).
  • Crane, Jordan. The Clouds Above. Fantagraphics Books, 2005. 18.95. (1-56097-627-6).
  • Foglio, Kaja. Girl Genius Book 4: Agatha Heterodyne and the Circus of Dreams. Studio Foglio/ Airship
  • Entertainment, 2005. 20.95. (1-890856-36-3).
  • Holm, Jennifer L. Babymouse: Our Hero. Random House/ Books for Young Readers, 2005. 5.95. (0-375-83230-0).
  • Katayama, Kyoichi. Socrates in Love: Volume One. Viz Media/ Shojo Beat Manga, 2005. 8.99. (1-4215-0199-6).
  • Kneese, Mark. Trailers. NBM Publishing, 2005. 17.95. (1-56163-441-7).
  • Meltzer, Brad. Identity Crisis. DC Comics, 2005. 24.99. (1-4012-0688-3).
  • Murakami, Maki. Kimi no Unaji ni Kanpai!:Volume 1. TokyoPop, 2005. 9.99. (1-59532-317-1).
  • Naifeh, Ted. Unearthly. Seven Seas Entertainment, 2005. 10.99. (1-933164-09-3).
  • Pekar, Harvey. The Quitter. DC ComicsVertigo, 2005. 19.99. (1-4012-0399-X).
  • Quick, Jen Lee. Off*Beat. TokyoPop Media, 2005. 9.99. (1-59816-132-6).
  • Rivkah. "Steady Beat": Volume One. TokyoPop, 2005. 9.99. (1-59816-135-0).
  • Takanashi, Mitsuba. Crimson Hero. Viz Media/ Shojo Beat Manga, 2005. 8.99. (1-4215-0140-6).
  • Vaughn, Brian K. Ex Machina Volume 2: Tag. DC Comics/ Wildstorm Signature Series, 2005. 12.99. (1-4012-0626-3).
  • Yazawa, Ai. NANA. Viz Media, 2005. 8.99. (1-4215-0108-2).

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