Graphic Novels: Teen/Young Adult
Is becoming a successful manga artist an achievable dream or just one big gamble? Average student Moritaka Mashiro enjoys drawing for fun. When his classmate and aspiring writer Akito Takagi discovers his talent, he begs Moritaka to team up with him as a manga-creating duo. But what exactly does it take to make it in the manga-publishing world?
Bakuman v.1 by Tsugumi Ohba
Library Wars v.1 by Kiro Yumi & Hiro Arikawa
A story about four girls named Jane. When transfer student Jane is forced to move from the confines of Metro City to Suburbia, she thinks her life is over. But there is the lunch room at the reject table she finds her tribe: three other girls named Jane. Main Jane encourages them to form a secret art gang and paint the town P.L.A.I.N. - People Loving Art In Neighborhoods. But can art attacks really save the hell that is high school?
The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg
Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life. Vol 1.
Otomen / Aya Kanno "Asuka Masamune is a masculine guy who also loves girly things--sewing, knitting, making cute stuffed animals and reading shojo comics. But in a world where boys are expected to act manly, Asuka must hide his beloved hobbies. Can Asuka ever show his true self to anyone, much less to Ryo Miyakozuka, the girl that he's falling for?"
Otomen by Aya Kanno