Boxers

10 best books like Boxers (Gene Luen Yang): Saving Francesca, Zita the Spacegirl, Anya's Ghost, This One Summer, The Adventures of Superhero Girl, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong, The Stonekeeper, In Real Life, Ghostopolis, Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Saving Francesca
AuthorMelina Marchetta
ISBN0375829830
MOST OF MY friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the...
Zita the Spacegirl
AuthorBen Hatke
ISBN1596434465
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.

When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking enough as new...
Anya's Ghost
AuthorVera Brosgol
ISBN1596437138
Anya could really use a friend. But her new BFF isn't kidding about the "Forever" part.

Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend was not one of them. Especially not a new friend who’s been dead for a century.

Falling down a well is bad enough, but...
This One Summer
AuthorMariko Tamaki
ISBN1626720940
Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction...
AuthorFaith Erin Hicks
ISBN1616550848
What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores, and have a weakness for kittens, and a snarky comment from Skeptical Guy can ruin a whole afternoon? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings her skills in character design and sharp,...
Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong
AuthorPrudence Shen
Charlie is the laid-back captain of the basketball team. Nate is the neurotic, scheming president of the robotics club. Their unlikely friendship nearly bites the dust when Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and the cheerleaders retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class...
AuthorKazu Kibuishi
ISBN0439846803
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a life-or-death mission.

After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather,...
In Real Life
AuthorCory Doctorow
ISBN1596436581
Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role-playing game where she spends most of her free time. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends.

But things become a lot more complicated...
Ghostopolis
AuthorDoug TenNapel
ISBN0545210283
Imagine Garth Hale's surprise when he's accidentally zapped to the spirit world by Frank Gallows, a washed-out ghost wrangler. Suddenly Garth finds he has powers the ghosts don't have, and he's stuck in a world run by the evil ruler of Ghostopolis, who would use Garth's newfound abilities to rule the...
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant
AuthorTony Cliff
ISBN1596438134
Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk has travelled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim,...
The Nameless City
AuthorFaith Erin Hicks
ISBN1626721564
The City has many names... and no name.

Built on an ancient mountain pass, the City is forever being invaded by one nation or another, and every new master gives it a new name. But for the natives, their home is the Nameless City, and those who try to name it are forever outsiders.

Dreamy,...
AuthorJim Ottaviani
ISBN1596438657
Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology—and...
AuthorMark Long
ISBN1596436182
In 1960s Texas, a white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.

The...
AuthorBoaz Yakin
ISBN1596436808
The epic tale of the original marathon runner.

Twenty-five centuries later, it still inspires men to greatness.

It set the foundation for one of the greatest global peace efforts of the twentieth century--the modern Olympic Games.

It was a turning point in ancient history....
The Divided Earth
AuthorFaith Erin Hicks
The Nameless City—held by the rogue Dao prince Erzi—is under siege by a coalition of Dao and Yisun forces who are determined to end the war for the Nameless City once and for all. And the people of the city—the "Named"—are caught in between.

Meanwhile, Rat and Kai must infiltrate Erzi's...
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