The Wendy ProjectBook - 2017
From Library Staff
Grades 7-8. This clever and touching retelling of the classic "Peter Pan" tale explores themes of loss and guilt, fantasy and reality. Elements of teen angst, magic, and genuine emotion.
This clever and touching retelling of the classic "Peter Pan" tale explores themes of loss and guilt, fantasy and reality. Elements of teen angst, magic, and genuine emotion.
AnnabelleLee27 May 22, 2018
A bittersweet use of the well known Peter Pan milieu as experienced from a young woman's vantage point. It explores themes of loss, guilt, reality, fantasy, and ultimately the choice around healing and growing up. The artwork is captivating and used to great effect in this short and touching book.
When Wendy wakes up after a horrible car accident, she's told that her brother Michael is dead. But she knows the truth: her brother is in Neverland. Fantasy and reality collide, as Wendy works through her feelings in her sketchbook (as her therapist recommends). Graphic novel. Ages 12 and up.
Thegiver Sep 12, 2017
After losing her brother Michael, Wendy's therapist suggests drawing as a coping skill. I liked how the illustrations transitioned from black & white to color reflecting on her emotions and how those feelings morphed into her version of the story of Peter Pan. Well done lesson on how one's cr... Read More »