EPL Picks - Kids' Graphic Novels - Adventure
Annotation:This is no ordinary lunch lady. This lunch lady is a secret crime fighter uncovering evil plots and stopping diabolical masterminds with kitchen gadgets. First in the Lunch Lady series. Grades 2 - 5.
Annotation:An evil scientist steals the ideas from a trio of young inventors but they put their own gadgets to use to foil his dastardly plans. Full-colour comic art and loads of fun and adventure. Grades 3 - 7.
Annotation:Kyuma is a young boy training to be a ninja alone in the mountains. Then the captain of a nearby baseball team introduces him to the battle of baseball. Can he learn the game and save the team before it's too late? First in the series. Grades 3 - 5.
Annotation:Gus is a comicbook fan with a giant imagination that leads him into all kinds of adventure. Grades 3 - 6.
Annotation:When Roman Centurion Crismus Bonus finds out about Getafix's magic potion, he kidnaps the druid to force him to reveal the recipe. Asterix to the rescue! First in the series. Cartoon art at its best. Grade 3 - Adult.
Annotation:Twelve-year-old Alison Dare has always craved danger, and even though her parents have locked her away in a boarding school, she and her best friends manage to have all kinds of thrilling adventures. Grades 4 - 9.
Annotation:Jack and Benny's family have moved to the coast for the summer. The boys are bored until they meet an old sailor who tells them of Old Salty the giant lobster. Now they've got a mystery on their hands. First in the series. Grades 3 - 5.
Annotation:Sardine the space pirate and her band of disobedient children travel through space with her uncle, Captain Yellow Shoulders, having silly adventures and thwarting the evil Supermuscleman's plans. Roughly drawn characters and bold colours add to the fun of the plot. First in the series. Grades 3 - 6.
Annotation:Stories of young animal characters revolve around their town's deep, dark secret about the monster that lives in the pond. An interesting combination of simply drawn characters and intelligent dialogue make it perfect for kids and adults. Grade 5 - Adult.