This One Summer
This One Summer
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This One Summer

Written by Mariko Tamaki & illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
Published by First Second
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A New York Times bestsellerA 2015 Caldecott Honor BookA 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor BookAn Eisner Award WinnerEvery summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It’s their getaway, their refuge. Rosie’s friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose’s mom and dad won’t stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. One of the local teens - just a couple of years older than Rose and Windy - is caught up in something bad… Something life threatening.It’s a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it’s a good thing Rose and Windy have each other. This One Summer is a tremendously exciting new teen graphic novel from two creators with true literary clout. Cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, the team behind Skim, have collaborated on this gorgeous, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful story about a girl on the cusp of childhood - a story of renewal and revelation.This title has Common Core connections.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781626720947
    Publication Date
    May 6, 2014
    Reading Age
    12 - 17 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1626720940
    Lexile® Level
    300L

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