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Thursday, July 07, 2011

A Million Miles from Boston by Karen Day

A Million Miles from BostonSchool has just ended and Lucy is excited! She is going to her favorite place - Pierson Point Maine, with her father and brother. This spcial place will help her forget that she will be going to middle school in the fall and about he father having a new girlfriend. Pierson Point is where she has wonderful memories of her mother and how they all enjoyed vacationing there.
This summer turns out to be quite different for Lucy. Her mother died of cancer when she was six, but Lucy and her father try to keep things somewhat normal for her brother Bucky. This summer starts out ok until she finds out that Ian, a pest from school moves up to Pierson Point.
How could he do this and ruin her summer?
Lucy has run a day camp for some of the youngsters in the area. It was going great until Ian comes over and wants to do things his way. Who is he to change rules that she had made?
Her father has also caused a change for the family. he invites his girlfriend to visit at the cottage. Has he forgotten about her mother? Why does he have to bring her here to the cottage?
How will Lucy deal with Ian and Dad's girlfriend? Can she handle everything that is going on?
This book has adventure and warmth. Pick up a copy and find out these answers and more.

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