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Oscar Season

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Oscar Season

Junior Lifeguards

By Elizabeth Doyle Carey

Dunemere Books, Paperback, 9780998499710, 236pp.

Publication Date: May 23, 2017


Brought to you by a writer of the best-selling CUPCAKE DIARIES series...

The new JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS series is wholesome summer fun for young YA readers

Join the brave, diverse girls of the Junior Lifeguards as they continue their summery adventures on Cape Cod, where ice cream, miniature golf, and sand-between-your-toes combine with beachfront bravery and life skills for wholesome summer days and nights

Junior Lifeguards basic training isn't for wimps. In OSCAR SEASON, thirteen-year-old aspiring actress Selena Diaz learns this the hard way during her first week on the squad. Along with best pals Jenna, Piper, and Ziggy, Selena is just getting her feet wet as a lifeguard trainee and the going is tough.

What's worse, she's also dealing with a new job, swim lessons, a show-tunes singing math tutor, and a haughty neighbor who's also kind of her boss. But Selena uses her showbiz enthusiasm to tackle every problem, and squad cutie Hayden Jones and stray kitten Oscar brighten each day. Meanwhile, they soon discover that a real Hollywood star is shining brightly in their midst-right here on the Cape

Junior Lifeguards are #brave and #strong. Join the squad

Praise for Junior Lifeguards: The Test by Elizabeth Doyle Carey

"Delivers believable surprises...authentic...An enjoyable start to an] engaging series for tweens."

--Kirkus Reviews

"Brings to mind the cheery it-all-ends-well tone of books from another era...brimming with wholesome tween drama."

--School Library Journal

"Fun new summer-read series...relatable and engaging."

--NetGalley children's librarian review

Praise for The Callahan Cousins, also by Elizabeth Doyle Carey

"I loved this spirited and heartwarming summer story about growing up, finding adventure, and keeping family bonds."

--Ann M. Martin, author of The Babysitters Club series

"A good choice for fans of the American Girls series."

--School Library Journal

"Appealing...Carey's narrative harks back to wholesome tales of a bygone era."

--Publishers Weekly

About the Author
Elizabeth Doyle Carey is the author of 28 published books for young readers. She lives in New York City with her husband, three sons, a cat named Yankee, and a pudgy Pug named Noolah. A frequent visitor to the town of Cotuit on Cape Cod, Liz roots for the Kettleers baseball team there and always orders Peppermint Stick ice cream at Four Seas in Centerville, MA.