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Swing It, Sunny: Sunny, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Funny, affecting graphic novel shows power of positivity.

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age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 6+

its amazing

you should read this book
age 8+

Excellent Graphic Novel!

Great graphic novel about friendship that also touches on what it is like to have a family member you love in trouble. Deals with the topic at a very age appropriate level.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (7 ):

A positive attitude can sometimes help troubles go away, and this gentle, humorous, and honest graphic novel demonstrates the value of optimism and persistence. Swing It, Sunny celebrates a specific time (1976-77), when kids had a little more freedom to explore their neighborhoods. Despite her sometimes brash personality, Sunny is a sensitive and kind girl, and the author and illustrator carefully delineate the love the Lewins have for one another as they experience trying times. Middle school girls are most likely to enjoy Sunny's adventures, but the series, with its great character work and whimsical action, may appeal to a wide range of readers.

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