The Firefly Summer

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$18.99  $17.66
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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6.0 X 8.7 X 1.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Morgan Matson is the New York Times bestselling author of six books for teens, including Since You've Been Gone and Save the Date. She lives in Los Angeles but spends part of every summer in the Pocono Mountains. Visit her at
"I loved this book - I laughed and cried and immediately craved s'mores."--- Julie Buxbaum, New York Times bestselling author of The Area 51 File
"The Firefly Summer is a deeply satisfying story - well crafted, evocative and so funny. It's whole hearted and deliciously timeless-capturing the feeling of a truly magical summer."---Adele Griffin, two-time National Book Award nominee and author of The Beckett List
"A sparkling middle-grade debut."---Sarah Mlynowski, New York Times bestselling author of Whatever After
"The Firefly Summer is an ode to warm summer nights, bittersweet memories, and the enduring love of family. I loved every page of this charming, clever story."---Brandy Colbert, award-winning author of The Only Black Girls in Town
"Mystery! Humor! Dead lizards? The Firefly Summer has it all - I loved it!"--- Max Brallier, New York Times bestselling author of the The Last Kids On Earth
"Morgan Matson's middle grade debut is brimming with heart, summer nostalgia, and a bit of mystery too! This is the kind of book you wish you could live in."---Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times Bestselling author
"The Firefly Summer is heartfelt and hilarious, witty and wise, with indelible characters and laugh-out-loud humor. A fantastic read for any season of the year."---Stuart Gibbs, New York Times Best Selling author of Spy School
"Like a great summer camp, this tale evokes the best of the past while setting the stage for something new."---Kirkus Reviews, STARRED "3/1/23"
"Matson's vibrant setting, peopled with an easygoing extended family that encourages free play, is irresistibly rendered, while Ryanna's quest to learn more about her mother, as well as her father's falling out with the family, imbues the carefully plotted central mystery with emotional resonance."---Publishers Weekly, STARRED "3/20/2023"