Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge

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Quirky, clever and insightful; a must-read for fans of Raina Telgemeier.
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  Wilhelmina “Will” Huxstep is a creative soul struggling to come to terms with a family tragedy. She crafts whimsical lamps, in part to deal with her fear of the dark. As she wraps up another summer in her mountain town, she longs for unplugged adventures with her fellow creative friends, Autumn, Noel, and Reese. Little does she know that she will get her wish in the form of an arts carnival and a blackout, courtesy of a hurricane named Whitney, which forces Will to face her fear of darkness.
Laura Lee Gulledge’s signature visual metaphors will be on full display in this all-new graphic novel, a moving look at shedding light on the dark corners of life.

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"This sophomore offering shines as bright as the lamps Will surrounds herself with... Quirky, clever and insightful."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Gulledge creates engaging characters (especially Reese, Noel’s precocious younger sister), and draws them with believable expressiveness… Gulledge’s values are wholesome, and her energy is up-to-the minute fresh."
—Publishers Weekly
 

About Laura Lee Gulledge

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Laura Lee Gulledge is the author of Page by Paige, which was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award. She has worked in art education, scenic painting, textile design, and event production, among other pursuits. Visit her online at whoislauralee.com, where she regularly posts new and in-progress art.
 
Published May 7, 2013 by Amulet Books. 192 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Fiction
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on Mar 20 2013

Quirky, clever and insightful; a must-read for fans of Raina Telgemeier.

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