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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Secrets of the Cicada Summer

Secrets of the Cicada Summer (also just called Cicada Summer) by Andrea Beaty is another of the 2010-2011 Sunshine State books. It is a fast read with a lot of mystery to keep the reader involved.

Summary: Lily is eleven years old. She loves Nancy Drew. She also has a secret that she has been keeping from everyone. Tinny Bridges arrives and breaks the quiet routine that Lily has created for herself. Tinny lies, steals, and finds out more about Lily than she is willing to share. She also deflects all the blame for her crimes on Lily. But Tinny has secrets of her own.

When Tinny disappears, both girls must confront their own secrets. Can Lily face her past and find Tinny?


Age Appropriateness:
Grades 3 and up

Areas of concern (content):
Foul Language: none
Nudity/Adult Content: none
Violence: none

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