The summer of letting go
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Published:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin, 2014.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
316 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 10
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 700L
Status:
Antioch High - Teen Fiction
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Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction
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Glencliff High - Teen Fiction
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Description

Just when everything seems to be going wrong, hope--and love -- can appear in the most unexpected places. Summer has begun, the beach beckons--and Francesca Schnell is going nowhere. Four years ago, Francesca's little brother, Simon, drowned, and Francesca's the one who should have been watching. Now Francesca is about to turn sixteen, but guilt keeps her stuck in the past. Meanwhile, her best friend, Lisette, is moving on--most recently with the boy Francesca wants but can't have. At loose ends, Francesca trails her father, who may be having an affair, to the local country club. There she meets four-year-old Frankie Sky, a little boy who bears an almost eerie resemblance to Simon, and Francesca begins to wonder if it's possible Frankie could be his reincarnation. Knowing Frankie leads Francesca to places she thought she'd never dare to go -- and it begins to seem possible to forgive herself, grow up, and even fall in love, whether or not she solves the riddle of Frankie Sky.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616202569 (hbk.), 1616202564 (hbk.)
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4.4, 10 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
700

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Four years after her brother Simon drowned while in her charge, Francesca, now fifteen, begins to move on after a summer caring for Frankie, who seems to be Simon reincarnated, and getting closer to her best friend's boyfriend.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Polisner, G. (2014). The summer of letting go. First edition. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Polisner, Gae. 2014. The Summer of Letting Go. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Polisner, Gae, The Summer of Letting Go. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Polisner, Gae. The Summer of Letting Go. First edition. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin, 2014. Print.

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