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  • 4 of 6 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library Y DES (Text) 33500013079678 New Checked out 12/03/2019
Ulen LINK Site Y DES (Text) 33500013079660 New Available -
Godel Memorial-Warren Library ya DES (Text) 35500006184319 Main Available -
Roseau Public Library ya DES (Text) 35500006184301 Main Checked out 11/26/2019
Thief River Falls Public Library ya DES (Text) 35500006184293 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library ya DES (Text) 35500006187056 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062933621
  • ISBN: 0062933620
  • ISBN: 9780062937445
  • Physical Description: 440 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
Emma Saylor doesn't remember a lot about her mother, who died when Emma was twelve. But she does remember the stories her mom told her about the big lake that went on forever, with cold, clear water and mossy trees at the edges. Now it's just Emma and her dad, and life is good, if a little predictable ... until Emma is unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her mother's family that she hasn't seen since she was a little girl. When Emma arrives at North Lake, she realizes there are actually two very different communities there. Her mother grew up in working class North Lake, while her dad spent summers in the wealthier Lake North resort. The more time Emma spends there, the more it starts to feel like she is also divided into two people. To her father, she is Emma. But to her new family, she is Saylor, the name her mother always called her. Then there's Roo, the boy who was her very best friend when she was little. Roo holds the key to her family's history, and slowly, he helps her put the pieces together about her past. It's hard not to get caught up in the magic of North Lake--and Saylor finds herself falling under Roo's spell as well. For Saylor, it's like a whole new world is opening up to her. But when it's time to go back home, which side of her--Emma or Saylor--will win out?
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 May #1
    Emma Saylor Payne has always been Emma to her dad's side of the family. Her mom called her Saylor, but her mom, an addict who'd been in and out of rehab, has been dead for five years now and was divorced from Emma's father five years before that. But then a twist of fate leads Emma to spend the summer at her mom's childhood home North Lake. At North Lake, Emma—though everyone here knows her as Saylor—reconnects with the family she hardly knows and learns about the mother she can barely remember and the place where her parents met, which is divided sharply into two worlds: the wealthy vacation spot her father visited and her mother's working-class community. And she begins to realize that she's not the girl she—or her father—has always thought she was. With one foot in her father's world and one in her mother's, Emma Saylor tentatively navigates issues of class, addiction, and identity. Hers is a summertime journey of self-discovery, family secrets, and first love, and it's exactly where Dessen shines brightest.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Dessen, a reliable best-seller, a Margaret A. Edwards Award winner, an all-around big deal—do you even need us to tell you? Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Family secrets > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Secrets > Fiction
Friendship > Fiction
Love > Fiction
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes).
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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