Friday, June 27, 2008

Cicada Summer by Andrea Beaty

"Some people think the cicadas bring trouble when they come to town."

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Summary: Twelve-year-old Lily mourns her brother, and has not spoken since the accident she feels she could have prevented. The summer Tinny comes to town, she is the only one who realizes Lily's secret.

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 167 pages


Anonymous said...

This was interesting and fun. Although I didn't get bored with it, I don't know that I consider it award-worthy, either.

Anonymous said...

I agree with Jacquie's post. It was a good book about coming to terms with tragic event, but it did not strike me as extremely special in any way.