2024 Excellence in Graphic Literature Winners

The Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards Advisory Board and Category Juries determine each year’s Nominees and Winners.

Our Advisory Board and Juries  are comprised of diverse, experienced, and informed professionals whose experiences span publishing, libraries, and education. Each year, these team members identify the very best in graphic literature based on a clearly defined and transparent process.

Book of the Year

Shjubeik lubeik — 2024 Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards Book of the Year

Mosaic Award

JAJ - the. 2024 ELG Mosaic Award Winner

JAJ: A Haida Manga

by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (Douglas & McIntyre) 

Best in Children’s Graphic Literature


Batcat vol. 1

Batcat by Meggie Ramm
(Abrams Fanfare)


shapes and Shapes

Shapes and Shapes by Ivan Brunetti
(TOON Books)

Best in Middle Grade Fiction Graphic Literature


parachute Kids

Parachute Kids by Betty C. Tang


Four Eyes

Four Eyes by Rex Ogle and Dave Valeza

Best in Young Adult Graphic Literature



Blackward by Lawrence Lindell
(Drawn & Quarterly)


We are Not Strangers

We Are Not Strangers by Josh Tuininga
(Abrams ComicArts)

Best in Adult Fiction Graphic Literature


Shubeik Lubeik

Shubeik Lubeik by Deena Mohamed



Worm: A Cuban American Odyssey by Edel Rodriguez
(Metropolitan Books)

Thank you to all of our 2024 EGL Award Nominees!