PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips


  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • The Hidden Summer
  • Gin Phillips
  • English
  • 09 May 2018
  • 9780803738362

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REVIEW The Hidden Summer º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Y been hidden all along finally allowing herself to be truly seen Hidden Summer is a uietly beautiful coming of age story about self discovery family and friendship An elegantly written children’s book debut from an award winning author in the vein of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and for fans of Moon Over Manifes. I loved this book there is a reason its in the Young Hoosier Book award Nominees

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REVIEW The Hidden Summer º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook After a falling out between their mothers 13 year old best friends Nell and Lydia are forbidden from seeing each other for the whole summer Nell struggles with the thought of not only losing her best friend but also losing the only person in whom Nell finds refuge from the difficulties she faces at home Determin. Thirteen year old Nell lives with her mother and her string of boyfriendshusbands Living with her mother is exhausting and wrenching and it is a good thing she has Lydia as her best friend The trick is to tell when she s in a carnivore mood or in an herbivore mood Carnivores have sharp teeth for biting You shouldn t get too close But herbivores never attack It s now the beginning of summer vacation when the girls like to kick loose and hang free but Lydia s mother has other plans for her daughter The summer of sleepovers of secrets of hidden discoveries and running around will not be happening this year as Lydia s mother has forbidden the girls to see each other Of course this action had something to do with Nell s mother which made this situation even harder for Nell to digest This does not stop the girls though through some clever thinking on Nell s part and determination for the both of them they outwit the restriction and explore an abandoned golf course Like Louise and Clark on their own expedition they find than they bargained forThe determination of Nell was heartfelt and she was searching for something yet she did not know what it was until she found it I loved the way her characters talked her straight forward language and her relationship with Lydia was wonderful Lydia and Nell were both missing something and they both were able to help each other out and not judge each other or deal too much with the negative It s a simple easy story without a lot of twists or complications Great read for third graders and higher as no language issues or inappropriate issues a good read 35 starsI enjoyed this this really meant a lot to me I hand over a lot of things when I m home Mom tells me she doesn t like a shirt I want to buy and I hand it over Not the shirt itself but my wish for that shirt I want to watch one television show and she wants to watch another one I hand that over too It s easier that way I even hand over my toenails when she asks But I think sometimes you need to put a thing in a box even if the box is inside your head and store it away for yourself Love this those are powerful words

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REVIEW The Hidden Summer º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ed to find a place of their own Nell and Lydia spend the summer hiding out in an abandoned golf course where Nell and Lydia find mysterious symbols scattered throughout the grounds As they reveal the secret of the symbols Nell discovers she isn't the only one seeking haven and begins to uncover what’s reall. Nell and Lydia both have fairly dysfunctional mothers who fight over something silly and forbid the girls from hanging out together In order to hang out together they come up with an elaborate ruse they send letters to their homes stating that they have been accepted into summer camps and then go off every day and spend their time at an abandoned miniature golf course there s a great picture here creating little living uarters inside the dinosaur This goes fairly well and they discover a homeless family living there as well The girls arrange to spend a number of nights at the golf course as well there is the reuisite almost tragedy and the girls come to conclusions about their own lives that lead them to try to improve their situationsStrengths Living at a miniature golf course is a brilliant setting and it s done realistically Their problems are real and important but not overwhelmingWeaknesses Slow moving which may be a function of this author s background in adult literature and the sort of book that teachers like WAY than students do This is backed up by it s inclusion on the Junior Library Guild list and in this description from Goodreadscom Hidden Summer is a uietly beautiful coming of age story about self discovery family and friendship An elegantly written children s book debut from an award winning author in the vein of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and for fans of Moon Over Manifest Yeah had a lot of twelve year olds ask for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn which I absolutely adore lately A perfectly lovely book but I think it will be a hard sell in middle school


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    PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips Thirteen year old Nell lives with her mother and her string of boyfriendshusbands Living with her mother is exhausting and wrenching and it is a good thing she has Lydia as her best friend “The trick is to tell when she’s in a carnivore mood or in an herbivore mood Carnivores have sharp teeth for biting You shouldn’t get too close But herbivores never attack“ It’s now the beginning of summer vacatio

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    PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips Have you ever wanted to run away from everything? This book is a realistic fiction and adventure I thought this book was good because it kinda shows you that reality sometimes isn't as you want it to be and it shows you that you can live your life how you want to live it The Hidden Summer is about a girl named Nell who has some trou

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    PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips Gin Phillips is yet another adult author crossing over into juvie land but the difference this time is that she does it successfully I have not read her adult novels but The Hidden Summer written for ages 9 12 is a compelling story of two best friends who decide to take matters into their own hands when their parents' disp

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    PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips 35 starsI'm really glad I read this The main characters are not yet 13 yet are very wise and driven to embrace independence Nell and Lydia both suffer from issues with their moms Nell feels like her mom never want

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    FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å Gin Phillips PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips The style in this book is lovely and vivid evoking summer memories and youth Nell is wise for her age very calm and yearning for something than the heavy nervous atmosphere of home where her immature volatile mother makes Nell feel like she's

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    Gin Phillips å 0 REVIEW PDF KINDLE The Hidden Summer Ü Gin Phillips Nell and Lydia both have fairly dysfunctional mothers who fight over something silly and forbid the girls from hanging out t

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    CHARACTERS The Hidden Summer Gin Phillips å 0 REVIEW FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å Gin Phillips Nell and Lydia have big plans for the summer spending all their time together like best friends doshould All of this changes when Lydia's mom forbids the girls to see each other because of something Nell's mom did to her The girls plot and plan ways to still see each other and end up climbing the fence of a nearby abandoned golf c

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    FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å Gin Phillips Gin Phillips å 0 REVIEW CHARACTERS The Hidden Summer Imagine spending the summer on an abandoned miniature golf course that has the most imaginative obstacles such as a rocket complete with electricity and a dinosaur with a secret compartment That's exactly what Nell and Lydia do afte

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    CHARACTERS The Hidden Summer Gin Phillips å 0 REVIEW FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook å Gin Phillips I loved this book there is a reason its in the Young Hoosier Book award Nominees

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