Three Bird Summer

Three Bird Summer

eBook - 2014
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An introspective boy and an adventurous girl uncover a poignant family mystery during a summer on the shores of Three Bird Lake. For as long as he can remember, Adam and his parents have spent their summers at his grandmother's rustic cabin on Three Bird Lake. But this year will be different. There will be no rowdy cousins running around tormenting Adam. There will be no Uncle John or Aunt Jean. And there will be no Dad to fight with Mom. This year, the lake will beong just to Adam. But then Adam meets Alice, the girl next door, who seems to want to become friends. Alice looks just like the aloof, popular girls back home - what could he had she possibley have in common? Turns out Alice isn't like the girls back home. She's frank, funny, and eager for adventure. And when Adam's Grandma starts to leave strange notes in his room - notes that hint at a hidden treasure somewhere at the lake and a love from long ago - Alice is the one person he can rely on to help solve the mysteries of Three Bird Lake.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763670467
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: 3 Bird summer


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m2 Sep 02, 2014

Three Bird Summer is a sweet, slow story based on summer memories on a lake. Adam and Alice, both alone for the summer with their respective parents, live in nearby summer cabins on Three Bird Lake. They have some adventures digging up Adam's grandmother's romantic history, possibly launching some future romantic history of their own. Touching lightly on divorce and the conundrum of aging parents, this book is realistic fiction for 4th - 6th graders.


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