The Summer of May

Cecilia Galante (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publish Date
April 26, 2011
Pages
252
Dimensions
5.6 X 1.0 X 8.4 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781416980230

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About the Author

Cecilia Galante received a B.A. in English from King's College, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, Vermont. She lives in Kingston, PA with her husband and three children, and is a faculty member of the Graduate Creative Writing Department at Wilkes University.

Tad Carpenter is a designer, author, teacher, and illustrator of many books for young readers. The New York Times Book Review raved of his Zoom! Zoom!, "Any child obsessed with trucks or backhoes or trains or steam shovels should get a jolt of pleasure from the vehicular energy on display here." He lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit him online at TadCarpenter.com.

Reviews

"Brimming with emotion and insight into adolescent rage, Galante's prose investigates the impact of loss and the importance of making amends."

-Publishers Weekly, February 2011
"Galante deftly weaves together the parallel stories of May and her teacher, while demonstrating how it's their work together, like Holling Hoodhood's sessions with Mrs. Baker in The Wednesday Wars (2007), that changes them both."

- KIRKUS, March 2011
"May's voice is sometimes humorous, at times heartbreaking, and always authentic. Though foreshadowed, the conclusion brings each disparate piece of this touching novel together for a satisfying end to a taut and believable novel."-Maria B. Salvadore, formerly at Washington DC Public Library

- School Library Journal, April 2011