The Summer I Saved the World . . . in 65 Days

The Summer I Saved the World . . . in 65 Days

eBook - 2014
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It's summertime, and thirteen-year-old Nina Ross is feeling kind of lost. Her beloved grandma died last year; her parents work all the time; her brother's busy; and her best friend is into clothes, makeup, and boys. While Nina doesn't know what "her thing" is yet, it's definitely not shopping and makeup. And it's not boys, either. Though . . . has Eli, the boy next door, always been so cute' This summer, Nina decides to change things. She hatches a plan. There are sixty-five days of summer. Every day, she'll anonymously do one small but remarkable good thing for someone in her neighborhood, and find out: does doing good actually make a difference' Along the way, she discovers that her neighborhood, and her family, are full of surprises and secrets. In this bighearted, sweetly romantic novel, things may not turn out exactly as Nina expects. They might be better. From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780385371087
038537108X
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Amiraksidhu
Mar 11, 2016

love this book!!!!!

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courtws
Jun 02, 2015

What a wonderful story. I believe in the power of good, and this author does a great job making her characters come alive. Style to aspire to in my own fiction. Kudos to Ms. Weber for making me fall in love with Nina, Eli and Jorie like I was back in the summer before middle school myself.

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DreDre
Feb 26, 2015

An enjoyable read about a teenager who does random acts of kindness in her neighbourhood during her summer holiday.

0Charlie Feb 18, 2015

A feel good kind of read. I liked the image of the unnoticed ordinary things that make a difference. I found it a little simplistic but heartwarming nonetheless. Recommended for tweens and early teens.

Chapel_Hill_TishaW Oct 25, 2014

A positive, uplifting book and a great reminder that serving others brings real joy to yourself and your community.

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