Can a new summer home mend a heart and lead to new friends and adventures? Ally Condie’s first middle school age novel, Summerlost brings answers to these questions and more. After a family tragedy, Cedar finds herself spending the summer in Iron Creek with her mother and brother in a house purchased as a summer home and to be near family. Skeptical at first, Cedar doesn’t see how she will enjoy her summer until meeting a boy her age name Leo and getting a job at the local play festival held there each year. When gifts begin arriving on her windowsill Cedar’s thoughts drift to a brother lost. Summer may be short but with friends to care and things to do Iron Creek may be just the place to truly start healing.
It is hard to find books that are age and content appropriate for middle school boys and girls. Ally Condie delivers that book with Summerlost. With age appropriate topics, characters and content, Summerlost is a heartwarming book that all readers, middle school and beyond will thoroughly enjoy.
|Page Count||272 pages|
|Publisher||Dutton Books for Young Readers|
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