2022 Excellence in Graphic Literature Winners

Book of the Year

2022 EGL Awards Book off the Year: Ha
2022 EGL Awards Readers’ Choice Award: Why She Wrote

Mosaic Award

2022 EGL Awards Mosaic Awards
2022 EGL Awards Mosaic Awards

Readers’ Choice Award

2022 EGL Awards Readers' Choice Award: Why She Wrote
2022 EGL Awards Readers’ Choice Award: Why She Wrote

Best in Children’s Graphic Literature

Fiction

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Forever Home

by Jenny Ayoub (BOOM! Studios)

Non-Fiction

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Jop and Blip Wanna Know (Book #1)

by Jim Benton (HarperAlley)

Best in Middle-Grade Graphic Literature

Fiction

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Allergic

by Megan Wagner Lloyd & Michelle Mee Nutter (Scholastic)

Non-Fiction

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Yummy

by Victoria Grace Elliott (Random House Graphic)

Best in Young Adult Graphic Literature

Fiction

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Himawari House

by Harmony Becker (First Second Books)

Non-Fiction

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We Hereby Refuse: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration

by Frank Abe, Tamiko Nimura, Ross Ishikawa & Matt Sasaki (Chin Music Press/Wing Luke Museum)

Best in Adult Graphic Literature

Fiction

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The Waiting

by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim (Drawn & Quarterly)

Non-Fiction

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Run: Book One

by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell (Abrams ComicArts)

Thank you to all of our 2022 EGL Award Nominees!