Those Summer Girls I Never Met

Those Summer Girls I Never Met

by Richard Peck

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ISBN-13: 9780440801313
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 09/28/1989
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

About the Author

Richard Peck has won almost every children’s fiction award, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the Newbery Medal (for A Year Down Yonder), the Scott O’ Dell Award (for The River Between Us), and the Edgar (for Are You in the House Alone?), and he has twice been nominated for a National Book Award. He was the first children’s author to ever have been awarded a National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.

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Those Summer Girls I Never Met 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
desislc on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
One of my absolute favorite books. It manages to deal with several serious subjects in an irreverant, nonscary, and teen friendly way- quite an accomplishment!Almost sixteen year old Drew and his younger sister Steph are disappointed to be sent on a Scandinavian senior citizens' cruise with the star of the program- the grandmother they have never met. After meeting the dance instructor- the gorgeous Holly, Drew decides the summer may not be as hopeless as he first thought.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved how it expressed the feelings of the charecters. it tugged on my heart strings. i was crying when i found out the grandma had cancer, and the drunk was their grandfather. it was funny when he went skinny-dipping in the hot tub.