Booklist, the American Library Association's publication, announced its 2007 Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youths as selected by its committee who reviewed hundreds of graphic novels released over the past year and selected the best for teens and young children.


The Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youths are listed below, alphabetically.


American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang (Roaring Brook/First Second) $16.95 (1-59643-152-0) Grades 10-12


Bumperboy and the Loud, Loud Mountain, by Debbie Huey (AdHouse) $8.95 (0-9766610-1-2) Grades 2-4


Castle Waiting, by Linda Medley (Fantagraphics) $29.95 (1-56097-747-7) Grades 9-12


Girl Stories, by Lauren Weinstein (Holt) $16.95 (0-8050-7863-0) Grades 7-10.


Kampung Boy, by Lat (Roaring Brook/First Second) $16.95 (1-59643-121-0) Grades 5-8.


Kristy's Great Idea (Babysitters Club series), by Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic/Graphix) $16.99 (0-439-80241-5) Grades 4-6


Missouri Boy, by Leland Myrick (Roaring Brook/First Second) $16.95 (1-59643-110-5) Grades 9-12


Oddly Normal Vol. 1, by Otis Frampton (Viper) $11.95 (0-9777883-0-X) Grades 4-7


The Legend of Hon Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea (Charlesbridge) $14.95 (1-58089-302-3) Grades 3-5


To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel, by Siena Cherson Siegel and Mark Siegel

(Simon & Schuster/Richard Jackson) $17.95 (0-689-86747-6) Grades 5-8