Parents' Guide to

Sunny Side Up: Sunny, Book 1

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 11+

WHAT I THINK

I THINK ITS A GREAT BOOK FOR KIDS 11 AND UP BECAUSE IT SHOWS THE BROTHER DOING DRUGS AND DRINKING ALCOHOL AND KIDS UNDER 10 JUST WON'T GET WHAT THE BOOK IS TRYING TO SAY.
age 10+

My 10 year old loved it!

I think it is ok to have your 9 year old read it but its better for 10 year olds! The book is really sweet and a great book for comic lovers!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (13 ):

With sensitivity and good humor, this graphic novel provides a portrait of a loving family negotiating some difficult times. Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm capture the excitement, boredom, and absurdity of an unexpected trip to Florida. Sunny is a likable and adventurous main character, and her interactions with her friend Buzz and her grandfather ring with well-observed detail. The serious topics of tobacco, alcohol, and drug addiction are handled with finesse.

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