Happyface. by Stephen Emond. Summer before sophomore year was going well for Happyface. Happyface by Stephen Emond. Publication. I think Stephen Emond did a great job with this. The topper for me is, I have NO idea what the main character’s name is! They call him Happyface and his IM. Moving easily between cartoons and painterly black-and-white illustration, this epistolary novel of a young teen’s reinvention of self is subtle.

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I would recommend th I read “Happyface” and I found this book to be a good book, but it was hard to get into, although it stepen a fast read. It is the absolute clear definition of dystopia: That life is too short, and I will live every day as the best person I can be. That this emoond a new start and a new day.

Things are confusing and weird in the beginning but they would make sense if they were written in a journal and you knew a bit about the Happyface by Stephen Emond is a light and fast paced read.

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But every once in a while he could be really, well, bratty– specifically towards his mother. This book is something I would defiantly read again, I would recommend this book to anyone who likes drama and sad books. Love her or hate her, Chloe is not somebody you’re likely to forget in a hurry – maybe it’s because of the part she plays in steohen book or maybe it’s down to the sheer scale of Happyface’s feelings for her, I’m not sure.

It has a lot of funny moments, but it is much deeper and sadder than I stelhen. Not making any promises. It may not be like how Happyface hides behind his smiles — we may hide behind what we wear, what we eat, what we do, who we date, how we act, but we all hide something, that we are afraid of others to see. His mom and dad are having marital issues and his brother, Everett, knows it. I decided to wipe off that ‘full of doubt’ look.

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Reading this book was almost like reading a comic book or a diary.

Happyface by Stephen Emond

hppy The dust jacket is perfect: I loved the artwork in this book. My first impression of this book was slight disappointment. The new rage in story telling it seems is this journal mixed with art as is seen in books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Artsy Fartsy.

Most of the time I facw liked him. I recently picked up Happyface on a whim from a secondhand bookstore. The boy has much more fun characteristics than Tobey. I really enjoyed this book because a lot of the characters had simple but deep personality traits I could connect to people in my own world. That I will continue to be my own person. Feb 08, Ethan added it.

The plot worried me throughout a majority of the book. He makes new friends at a new school. However a running theme in this story is that emonv impressions are not always correct, and thankfully I enjoyed my reading experience more as it stepjen. Pbut I’d recommend this book more to guys who may have been a Happyface at one point in their life. This project is successful for a while and he meets many new friends, but obviously he finds problems later on.


But towards the end of the book he starts to mess up with her and they grow distant to each other. I would rate this book a 5. The only problem is that it is not who he really is. Amazing style, amazing images, and all around great story line. What do you think? As the book continues from him moving house, him and Gretchen get closer and closer.

My least favorite part is when Happy Face and his mom move because I begin to feel bad that he had to go through a bad patch of his life.

I cannot believe that I will also be writing that line! What I can say is: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This coming-of-age novel is fun, interesting, and attention-grabbing. Jun 23, Murphy rated it liked it Shelves: I think other people will also relate to this book. For such a fun cover, this was a BLAH book. Happyface the novel and the character teaches us that it’s okay to and I quote ” Read this book though!

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Mar 21, Zoe Siebersma rated it it was amazing. This word represents “Happyface” by Stephen Emond because throughout the book the main character, nicknamed Happyfaceuses a figurative mask to hide his own true self from others.

Happyface was not Happy.

Through sketches, cartoons, comic strips, and illustrations in various styles, Happyface tells a multi-medium story.