From the Flying Start author of "Amy & Roger s Epic Detour," a powerful novel about hope in the face of heartbreak.
Taylor Edwards family might not be the closest-knit everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled but for the most part, they get along justfine.ThenTaylor s dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their oldlake house in the Pocono Mountains.
Crammed into aplace much smaller and more rustic than they are used to, they begin to get to know each other again.And Taylor discovers that the people she thought she had left behind haven t actually gone anywhere. Her former best friend is still around, as is her first boyfriend and he s much cuter at seventeen than he was at twelve.
As the summer progresses andthe Edwards become more of a family, they re more aware than ever that they re battling a ticking clock. Sometimes, though, there is just enough time to get asecond chance with family, with friends, and with love."""
Second Chance Summer
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage)