The Summer of Letting Go

June 3, 2015|
The Summer of Letting Go by Gae Polisner
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Summer has begun, the beach is calling . . .

. . . but Francesca Schnell is going nowhere. Four years ago, Francesca’s little brother, Simon, drowned when she should have been watching. Now she is about to turn sixteen, but guilt keeps her stuck in the past. Meanwhile, her best friend is moving on—with the boy Francesca secretly wants—and her father may be having an affair. Then Francesca begins babysitting Frankie Sky, a four-year-old who bears an almost eerie resemblance to Simon. She even wonders if Frankie could be Simon’s reincarnation. Their surprising friendship helps Francesca think she might begin to forgive herself, grow up, and even fall in love, whether or not she solves the riddle of Frankie Sky.

“Resonates with real feeling.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Haunting, heart-lifting, and impossible to put down.” —A. S. King, author of Please Ignore Vera Dietz

“A beautiful story of heartbreak and hope.” —Daisy Whitney, author of The Mockingbirds

 

GAE POLISNER is the award-winning author of The Pull of Gravity. She is a family law mediator by trade but a writer by calling. She lives on Long Island with her husband and two sons. When she’s not writing, she can be found in a pool or, in warmer weather, in her wet suit in the open waters of Long Island Sound. The Summer of Le...
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Title:The Summer of Letting GoFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inPublished:June 3, 2015Publisher:Algonquin BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1616202564

ISBN - 13:9781616202569

Appropriate for ages: 12 - null

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