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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 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
Barnesville Public Library J MOS (Text) 33500013291844 New Available -
Breckenridge Public Library J MOS (Text) 33500013291851 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062849366
  • ISBN: 0062849360
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When twelve-year-old goth girl Juillet and thirteen-year-old surfer girl Summer meet, they set aside their painful pasts and begin to transform into they people they would like to be.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. HarperCollins.
Grades 4-6. HarperCollins.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 June #1
    Following her parents' divorce, 12-year-old Juillet and her mother fly from the Midwest to an oceanside Southern California community for the month of July. While Mom works at the local hospital, Juillet is free to roam, though she's generally fearful and often governed by her anxieties and phobias. Anticipating "the most dreadful summer of my life," Juillet soon makes a connection that changes everything. Summer, an enigmatic local girl, befriends her and helps her overcome her ocean-related fears (sharks, rip currents, tsunamis). Besides teaching Juillet the joys of boogie boarding and surfing, Summer finally reveals her own emotional burden, which she's bearing as bravely she can. Juillet's engaging first-person narrative has emotional openness, wry reflection, and vividly drawn settings. While the novel's ending, full of quiet joy on every front, seems too good to be credible, given where the two girls started and what they've accomplished within a single month, there's something real and haunting about these vulnerable characters and their journey together. A beach book with some complexity as well as a happy ending. Grades 5-7. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Friendship > Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Fiction.
Surfing > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Goth culture (Subculture) > Fiction.
Santa Monica (Calif.) > Fiction.

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