A Summer To Die by Lois LowryA Summer To Die by Lois Lowry

A Summer To Die

byLois LowryIllustratorJenni Oliver

Paperback | May 10, 2016

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With prose as beautiful as it is heartbreaking, A Summer to Die tells the story of Meg, a girl who must learn about acceptence of loss and acceptence of self.Thirteen-year-old Meg and her sister Molly couldn't be more different. Molly is beautiful and popular, and Meg is brainy and introverted. Accepting these differences has always been difficult for Meg. When Molly falls ill, however, Meg must learn not only to accept Molly and her life, but to accept death.
Lois Lowry is the author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, including the New York Times bestselling Giver Quartet and popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the ...
Title:A Summer To DieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.54 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544668413

ISBN - 13:9780544668416


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A remarkable story I read this as a child, it was given to me by my sister who read it as a child. It was so incredible I have read it at least 5 times and have lost it now. I am planning on buying another copy just to have it for my kids one day.
Date published: 2008-12-17

Editorial Reviews

Not simply another story on a subject currently in vogue, this book is memorable as a well-crafted reaffirmation of universal values." Horn Book

"A warm picture emerges of a family bound together by caring and closeness. . . . Meg's sorrow as well as her joy comes pouring out in this perceptive tale."- Booklist, Starred review"