I just read on The Beat that the American Library Association has announced the YALSA nominations for the 2008 Great Graphic Novels, and it reads like a friends & family list!
Among the nominations:
Flight, vol. 4. July 2007. Random House / Villard Books,
Kyle Baker, Nat Turner: Vol. 2, Revolution. Image Comics,
Mark Crilley, Miki Falls: Spring. HarperCollins / HarperTeen,
Derek Kirk Kim, , Jesse Hamm. Good As Lily. DC Comics / Minx,
David Peterson, Mouse Guard: Fall 1152. Archaia Studios,
Paul Pope, Batman: Year 100. DC Comics,
Joann Sfar, The Professor's Daughter. Roaring Brook Press / First Second,
Jeff Smith, Shazam! The Monster Society of Evil. DC Comics,
Lewis Trondheim, Fabrice Parme. Tiny Tyrant. Roaring Brook Press / First Second.
YALSA stands for the Young Adult Library Services Association. To read the rest of the list vist YALSA's site.