Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert (Center for Cartoon Studies),
Faith Erin Hicks’ Friends with Boys (First Second)
and The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long, Jim Demonakos and Nate Powell (First Second) are all on the American Library Association’s YALSA top ten graphic novels list: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/ggnt/2013/topten.
And five other First Second books are on the long list:
Broxo by Zack Giallongo, Legends of Zita the Space Girl by Ben Hatke, Hades (Volume 4 of The Olympians series) by George O’connor, Bloody Chester by JT Petty, Brian Ralph and Hilary Florido and Sumo by Thien Pham.
Congratulations to all these super-talented authors!