YA Graphic Novels That Put Friendship Front and Center

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If you’re looking to spend an afternoon with three quick-witted, smart and quirky girls, look no further! Jonesy, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur and Nimona will make you feel like you’re cheering on close friends as they work together to right wrongs they see around them, and learn about themselves in the process.

For those new to the graphic novel genre, these three blend stunning visuals with top-notch writing, which make them a great foray into the genre. Treat yourself to an afternoon with Jonesy, Lunella and Nimona. They won’t disappoint you!

Jonesy, Volume 1

Jonesy is your typical high school misfit; she spends most of her time on a zine no one reads, she loves her pet ferret, and she hates Valentine’s Day. Her life takes a wacky turn when she realizes she has the power to make people fall in love with anything or anyone, except with her! Jonesy uses her power to solve problems, but things don’t go as smoothly as she hopes.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Vol 1, BFF

Lunella LaFayette is a preteen super genius and inventor who wants to change the world. Lunella’s life is turned upside down when a savage, red-scaled dinosaur is teleported from the prehistoric past to her New York City neighborhood.

Nimona

An impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy and a supervillain with a vendetta set out to prove that the kingdom’s crime fighters aren’t the heroes that everyone thinks they are.