Sunny Side up

Sunny Side up

Graphic Novel - 2015 | First edition.
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"From the groundbreaking and award-winning sister-brother team behind Babymouse comes a middle-grade, graphic-novel memoir. Following the lives of kids whose older brother's delinquent behavior has thrown their family into chaos, 'Sunny Side Up' is at once a compelling 'problem' story and a love letter to the comic books that help the protagonist make sense of her world" -- provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780545741651
0545741653
9780545741668
0545741661
Branch Call Number: J HOLM
Characteristics: 216 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Holm, Matthew
Pien, Lark - Artist

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Bellabook
Jul 17, 2018

Great book love the illustrations but how dale smokes and drinks WEIRD!

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littlemissmilah
Nov 15, 2017

I really loved this book but the part about dale and how he smokes and drinks is a little weird

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Rocking_Roo
Jul 18, 2017

It looks like a great comic,
I cant wait to read it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rocking Roo
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donutwombat
Jun 27, 2017

A great graphic novel by amazing authors! Perfect for a read at the beach. Follow protagonist Sunny Lewin on her unexpected trip in Florida with Gramps, and the reason why she is down in Florida in the first place.

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skyscraperarrow12
Dec 11, 2016

this is such an amazing book... it is heartbreaking and awesome!!!!

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Sohama
Jul 07, 2016

Sunny Side Up is about a girl named Sunny that lives with her mother, father and an older brother. She is excited about big plans coming up during summer but her brother goes through some drug addiction problems. Instead Sunny spends her summer at her grandfathers and later finds out about her brother and understands why she was sent to her grandfathers.

A great realistic graphic novel for fans of Raina Telgemeier ("Smile", "Sisters", "Drama"). Tweens will enjoy this historical fiction story with heart about family, friendship, and learning to speak up when it is important.

samdog123 Jan 13, 2016

This is a sensitive portrayal of a family problem. Sunny is sent to visit her Grandfather who is living in a retirement community in Florida. Gradually, she comes to accept that what happened wasn't her fault. A well done graphic novel from the author of the popular Baby Mouse series.

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wmcleod
Dec 20, 2015

"This girl goes to her gramdpa's house in Florida because her brother has been drinking and smoking." Review submitted by Morgan for the Minecraft Book Review Raffle.

JCLChrisK Oct 15, 2015

While this book has a very effective plot with an intricate weaving of flashbacks and time jumps to gradually reveal the events at the heart of the story, and it is a character story more than anything, the book's heart lies in its ability to communicate emotion. Subtle, deep, hard emotion. The writing and art combine to brilliantly convey what Sunny and the other characters are feeling in a simple and poignant manner, making it exceedingly difficult for readers not to empathize. This is a story for anyone with secrets and hidden feelings (which is everyone, no?).

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skyscraperarrow12
Dec 11, 2016

Keep your sunny side up!
~Gramps

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