If You Liked Smile...

Realistic graphic novels and memoirs for readers who loved Smile, by Raina Telgemeier. These books are shelved in either J Comics or Y Comics; check the call number. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Author Title Call Number
Alexander and AnyabwileThe Crossover
Twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
Y Comic AL
BellEl Deafo
Cece's giant hearing aid gives her the ability to hear but also creates challenges in her search for true friends.
J Comic BE
BrosgolBe Prepared
A misfit girl and her brother attend summer camp, where they struggle with primitive plumbing, snobby tentmates, and boys-versus-girls competitions.
Y Comic BR
Indian-American teen Priyanka ("Pri") attempts to reconnect with her mother's homeland through a magical pashmina shawl.
Y Comic CH
Penelope tries to blend in at school, though it means shunning sweet but nerdy Jaime. But when the art club and science club face off, she can't avoid him anymore.
Y Comic CH
CraftNew Kid
After his parents send him to a prestigious private school known for its academics, Jordan Banks finds himself torn between two worlds.
Y Comic CR
GardnerFake Blood
In order to get the attention of Nia, the girl he likes, A.J. pretends to be a vampire, unaware that she intends to be a slayer.
Y Comic GA
GownleyThe Dumbest Idea Ever!
After a long illness sinks Jimmy's grades and basketball dreams, he struggles at school and tries to land a date with the cutest girl in class.
Y Comic GO
GulledgePage by Paige
When Paige moves to New York City from rural Virginia, she tries to make sense of her new life through her sketchbook.
Y Comic GU
Hale and PhamReal Friends
Shannon's friendships are called into question when her best friend Adrienne starts hanging out with the most popular girl in class.
J Comic HA
Halliday and Hoppe[Peanut]
Nervous about starting at a new school, Sadie decides to make herself more interesting by claiming to be allergic to peanuts.
Y Comic HA
Holm and HolmSunny Side Up
Sunny's summer with her grandfather is full of surprises, including golf-ball-eating alligators, runaway cats, and disappearing neighbors.
J Comic HO
JamiesonRoller Girl
Astrid falls in love with the rough-and-tumble sport of roller derby, even as her best friend Nicole gravitates toward ballet camp.
Y Comic JA
JohnsonThe Breakaways
When a popular student encourages her to join the soccer team, Faith signs up even though she has never played the game.
Y Comic JO
Larson and PantojaWho Is AC?
Lin is an ordinary zine-loving teenage girl until she is zapped with magical powers through her cell phone.
Y Comic LA
LibensonJust Jaime
At the end of seventh grade Jaime and Maya's friendship is tested when their priorities are divided.
Y Comic LI
Martin and TelegemeierKristy's Great Idea
Kristy forms a baby-sitters club with her friends, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacy, but they run into unexpected problems.
J Comic MA
When a school variety show leaves Olive stranded without an act, she wonders why all of her friends have formed their own groups without her.
J Comic MI
Shen and HicksNothing Can Possibly Go Wrong
Charlie and Nate find themselves at odds when a school election promises to fund either a robotics competition or cheerleading uniforms, but not both.
Y Comic SH
Tamaki and TamakiThis One Summer
Rose and Windy have always been best friends for the summer at Awago Beach, but this year their vacation is complicated by secrets and heartache.
Y Comic TA
TatulliShort & Skinny
Mark's efforts to beef up are soon derailed by a new obsession: Star Wars.
Y Comic TA
Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a school play.
Y Comic TE
Growing up in the same Chinese-American suburb, perfectionist Christine and artistic, confident, impulsive Moon become unlikely best friends.
Y Comic WA
Williams and SchneemannGo with the Flow
Four high school students embark on a crash course of friendship, female empowerment, and women's health issues.
Y Comic WI
Yang and HolmesSecret Coders
Using their wits and coding prowess, Hopper and her friend Eni set out to solve the mystery of Stately Academy, no matter what it takes.
Y Comic YA

Last Updated: 2/20


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