Summerhouse Time

By Eileen Spinelli; Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Illustrator)
(Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440422242, 240pp.)

Publication Date: April 14, 2009

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Every year a rented pink cottage full of family, swapping stories, and riding waves mean Summerhouse Time for Sophie. Best of all is sharing a room with her favorite cousin and laughing and trading secrets like two happy peas in a cousin pod. Sophie can't wait! But when she asks the now-a-teenager Colleen if she's looking forward to their time together, Colleen just says "I guess so."

What? It's the best time of the year, the time they both love. In just a little bit, they will all be together in the cottage on the beach. Will this year be just as wonderful, just like always?

Accompanied by charming black-and-white illustrations, classic growingup experiences radiate throughout the pages of this sunny, anytime story.




About the Author
Eileen Spinelli is the author of many books for young readers, including "The Perfect Thanksgiving" and "In My New Yellow Shirt", which was a Bank Street College of Education Best Book. She lives in Pennsylvania with author Jerry Spinelli.

Linda Ashman is the critically acclaimed author of more than two dozen books for children, including Samantha on a Rol, a New York Times Notable Children's Book. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with her husband Jack Hicks, their son Jackson, and their not-so-peaceful dogs, Sammy and Stella. For more, visit www.lindaashman.com
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