Author Archive for Jennifer Wharton

Ivy

If Raina Telgemeier’s Smile is for middle schoolers and Vera Brosgol’s Anya’s Ghost is for young teens, Sarah Oleksyk’s Ivy is for older teens getting ready to graduate and start another phase of their lives. Ivy doesn’t know why everything…

Monster Christmas, vol. 1

Dad, Mom, Petey, and Jean are just your ordinary duck-headed family…except for their monster, Kriss! Petey and Jean are excited when their parents tell them they’ll be going on vacation for Christmas, even though they’re sad to miss having a…

GloomCookie

GloomCookie

A lonely monster sits in his castle, day after day, longing to be visited by happy trick-or-treaters. Finally, the moment arrives…and what a treat it is! For the monster… This previously unpublished story sets the tone for the convoluted romances,…

Anya’s Ghost

First her mom tries to feed her greasy syrniki, then she gets ignored by the boy she has a crush on, the weird nerd tries to catch her eye, she has a fight with her only friend over cigarettes… and…

Nina in That Makes Me Mad

Nina in That Makes Me Mad

Sometimes being a child can be frustrating. Nina doesn’t do wimpy frustration though – when things happen that she doesn’t like, she gets MAD. Nina’s annoyances include patronizing grownups telling her what she likes, other kids who won’t play to…

Lunch Lady, vol. 1-6

Lunch Lady 4 - Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett Krosoczka

Lunch – and justice – is served! Hector, Dee, and Terence are the Breakfast Bunch. They don’t expect any excitement out of their school day, other than fleeing from the school bully, Milmoe. But then they decide to find out…