A list of MPL Youth Services Librarians' favorite recent Graphic Novels Star Scouts MikeLawrenceFirst Second2017A young human girl, yearning for adventure, is accidentally kidnapped by a spunky alien named Mabel. Intergalactic funtimes ensue! Rutabaga the Adventure Chef EricColassalAmulet2015A heroic chef saves the day again and again with their stellar recipes-- a mix of real and fantasy ingredients-- all cooked in a magic pot. Adventure, laughs, and roasted mud leeches. Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Amy Reeder and Brandon MontclareNatacha BustosMarvel2014A preteen girl with a latent inhuman gene teams up with time traveling dinosaur to try to save the world-- if he doesn't eat her first. Real Friends Shannon HaleLuUyen PhamRoaring Brook Press2017Shifting friend alliances, insecurities, and bullying-- it's all part of growing up. A sweet and candid story about finding your place. Nightlights LorenaAlvarezNobrow2016An eerie and colorful story about a girl who makes a mysterious new friend who becomes a muse for her art-- for better or worse. Dreamy, pretty, and unique. Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt Ben ClantonTundra Books2017The cutest underwater superheroes get up to three new adventures! Princess Princess Ever After KatieO'NeillOni Press2016A princess rescues another princess from a tower prison, and that is just the beginning of this terrific story of adventure and friendship. Little Robot BenHatkeFirst Second2015A five-year-old girl activates a baby robot, and then must protect him from the big bad robots that are coming to get him. Princeless: Make Yourself JeremyWhitleyEmily Martin, Bret Gruing, Alex SmithAction Lab2016A crime fighting team of girls embark on their latest adventure-- and face their fiercest foe yet! HiLo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth JuddWinickRandom House2015A young boy falls from the sky, and a group of kids are tasked with figuring out who he is-- and how to help him save the world.