The Lifeguard (Hardcover)

By Deborah Blumenthal

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807545355, 277pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2012



It's an unsettled summer for Sirena. Back in Texas, her family's splitting apart, but here in Rhode Island, at the cottage of her free-spirited aunt, it's a different world. There are long days at the beach and intriguing encounters with him. Pilot. He's the lifeguard with shamanic skills. He both saves her and makes her feel lost at sea. Sirena explores her obsession with Pilot and discovers his mysterious--almost magical--gifts.