Animals, Children, Graphic, Series

Narwhal’s Otter Friend by Ben Clanton

Grades 2 – 3

Narwhal's Otter Friend (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #4)

The latest book in the Narwhal and Jelly series by Ben Clanton, Narwhal’s Otter Friend is a funny and clever book about Narwhal and Otter, two new friends who meet and decide to go on an adventure together. It sounds like an awesome idea, until Jelly finds out and gets jealous. Will the three friends be able to play together? Read Narwhal’s Otter Friend by Ben Clanton to find out!


Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan

Grades 5-8


This graphic novel is set in 1928 New York City, and the end of the Roaring 20s. Samantha White returns after being sent away by her evil stepmother, the Queen of Follies. Her father, who lovingly calls her Snow, survives the stock market crash but dies suddenly. Then Samantha meets seven men she dubs her brave protectors. This retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is action filled and sure to captivate today’s young readers.

Graphic, YA Fiction

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge

Grades 9-12


Wilhelmina “Will” Huckstep loves creating and fixing lamps, first because she feels like she was born in the wrong time, and has an old soul, and second because she’s secretly afraid of the dark. She lives with her aunt since her parents have passed, and they run an antiques shop together. Then one day there is a blackout, and Will has to face her fears, as well as come to terms with her parents’ deaths.

Graphic, Middle Grade Fiction

Sunnyside Up by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

Grades 4-6

sunny side

This is Sunnyside Up, a graphic novel by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm. It’s 1976, and ten-year-old Sunny has just arrived in Florida to spend the summer with her grandpa, who lives in a retirement community.

In the beginning, Sunny is bored because Gramps thinks outings like going to the post office and the grocery store are fun.

Finally, Gramps reveals that there is a pool where he lives. There, she meets a boy named Buzz and thinks start looking up.  They talk about comic books and collect runaway golf balls together.

To find out how the rest of the summer is for Sunny and Buzz, read Sunnyside Up by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm!