2015 Eisner Award Winners

What a year for teen graphic novels!

The 2015 Eisner Award Winnes have been announced and some of my favorite teen graphic novels of the year won in categories that are not limited to younger ages! Here are the winners that are either specifically for books for children and teens or that were won by those books:

BEST NEW SERIES

Lumberjanes, Vol. 1

Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson and Brooke A. Allen

 

BEST PUBLICATION FOR EARLY READERS (up to age 7)

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The Zoo Box by Ariel Cohn & Aron Nels Steinke

 

BEST PUBLICATION FOR KIDS (ages 8-12)

El Deafo

El Deafo by Cece Bell

 

BEST PUBLICATION FOR TEENS (ages 13-17)

Lumberjanes, Vol. 1

Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson and Brooke A. Allen

 

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM – NEW

This One Summer

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki

 

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM – REPRINT

Through the Woods

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

 

BEST WRITER

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow, Part 1 (Smoke and Shadow, #1) The Shadow Hero

Gene Luen Yang for Avatar the Last Airbender and The Shadow Hero

 

BEST WRITER/ARTIST

Sisters

Raina Telgemeier for Sisters