Acclaimed author Lois Lowry s first novel, “A Summer to Die “is a poignant and perceptive tale of love and tragedy.
Meg isn t thrilled when she gets stuck sharing a bedroom with her older sister Molly. The two of them couldn t be more different, and it s hard for Meg to hide her resentment of Molly s beauty and easy popularity. But now that the family has moved to a small house in the country, Meg has a lot to accept.
Just as the sisters begin to adjust to their new home, Meg feels that Molly is starting up again by being a real nuisance. But Molly s constant grouchiness, changing appearance, and other complaints are not just part of a new mood. And the day Molly is rushed to the hospital, Meg has to accept that there is something terribly wrong with her sister. That s the day Meg s world changes forever. Is it too late for Meg to show her true feelings?”