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Just a boy and a girl in a little canoe / Sarah Mlynowski.

Mlynowski, Sarah, (author.).

Available copies

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

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library Y MLY (Text) 33500013250303 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y MLY (Text) 33500013250295 New Checked out 08/17/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062397109
  • ISBN: 9780062397102
  • Physical Description: 333 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarpeCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Nineteen-year-old Sam's summer isn't off to a great start. Her boyfriend, Eli, ditched her for a European backpacking trip and now she's a counselor at Camp Blue Springs: the summer camp her eleven-year-old self swore never to return to. Sam expects the next seven weeks to be a total disaster. That is, until she meets Gavin, the camp's sailing instructor, who turns her expectations upside down. Gavin may have gotten the job just for his abs. Or that smile. Or the way he fills Sam's free time with thrilling encounters--swimming under a cascade of stars, whispering secrets over s'mores, embarking on one (very precarious) canoe ride after dark. It's absurd. After all, Sam loves Eli. But one totally absurd, compeltely off-the-wall summer may be just what Sam needs. And maybe, just maybe, it will teach her something about what she really wants."--publisher
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #1
    NYU student Sam Rosenspan has returned to her childhood summer camp—a place with memories more bitter than sweet—as a junior counselor. An embarrassing accident and cruel nickname ruined her camp experience as a kid, and she's unsure if she'll manage to put it behind her and keep the next generation of campers from suffering like she did. With her boyfriend, Eli, vacationing in Europe, Sam struggles with both her responsibilities as a camp counselor and remaining true to Eli amidst her own blossoming summer fling. Mlynowski captures the voices of real teens straddling the gap between childhood and adult life, with a protagonist who confronts her weaknesses, comes into her own, and encourages her cocounselors to do the same. Although a bit dialogue-heavy and sometimes lacking in clear plot structure, the book is a quick, digestible read for teens approaching new chapters in their life. Just in time for the season, Mlynowski's book is summer fun sprinkled with subtly thoughtful moments. Grades 10-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Summer > Fiction.
Camps > Fiction.
Teenagers > Fiction.
Camp counselors > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Young adult fiction
Young adult fiction.

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