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Summerlost

Ally Condie

A tender and compelling contemporary novel for young readers about facing loss and finding friendship, from Ally Condie, international bestselling author of the Matched series. Nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for the 2017 Edgar Award "Kids are awesome. And they are diverse. There are children with different abilities and backgrounds and experiences, and every one of them deserves to find themselves in children's literature and to know that they matter." -Ally Condie, on Summerlost Sometimes it takes a new friend to bring you home. It's the first real summer since the accident that killed Cedar's father and younger brother, Ben. Cedar and what's left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They're just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, Cedar follows him to the renowned Summerlost theatre festival. Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, she finds herself surrounded by mystery. The mystery of the tragic, too-short life of the Hollywood actress who haunts the halls of Summerlost. And the mystery of the strange gifts that keep appearing for Cedar. Infused with emotion and rich with understanding, Summerlost is the touching new novel from Ally Condie, the international bestselling author of the Matched series that highlights the strength of family and personal resilience in the face of tragedy. "Generous and bittersweet, Summerlost has the emotional acuity of Ms. Condie's writing for older teenagers, but it's pitched just right for readers ages 10-14." -Wall Street Journal "Funny, sad, sweet, and heartwarming." -Parents.com, Special Needs Now blog ★ "Condie is at her best . . . grabbing readers' interest from the first page." -Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ "Thoughtful, poetic chapter endings guide readers new to psychological depth toward meaningful connections between plot events and thematic reflections." -BCCB, starred review "A nuanc

A tender and compelling contemporary novel for young readers about facing loss and finding friendship, from Ally Condie, international bestselling author of the Matched series. Nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for the 2017 Edgar Award "Kids are awesome. And they are diverse. There are children with different abilities and backgrounds and experiences, and every one of them deserves to find themselves in children's literature and to know that they matter." -Ally Condie, on Summerlost Sometimes it takes a new friend to bring you home. It's the first real summer since the accident that killed Cedar's father and younger brother, Ben. Cedar and what's left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They're just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, Cedar follows him to the renowned Summerlost theatre festival. Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, she finds herself surrounded by mystery. The mystery of the tragic, too-short life of the Hollywood actress who haunts the halls of Summerlost. And the mystery of the strange gifts that keep appearing for Cedar. Infused with emotion and rich with understanding, Summerlost is the touching new novel from Ally Condie, the international bestselling author of the Matched series that highlights the strength of family and personal resilience in the face of tragedy. "Generous and bittersweet, Summerlost has the emotional acuity of Ms. Condie's writing for older teenagers, but it's pitched just right for readers ages 10-14." -Wall Street Journal "Funny, sad, sweet, and heartwarming." -Parents.com, Special Needs Now blog ★ "Condie is at her best . . . grabbing readers' interest from the first page." -Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ "Thoughtful, poetic chapter endings guide readers new to psychological depth toward meaningful connections between plot events and thematic reflections." -BCCB, starred review "A nuanc
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A tender and compelling contemporary novel for young readers about facing loss and finding friendship, from Ally Condie, international bestselling author of the Matched series. Nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for the 2017 Edgar Award "Kids are awesome. And they are diverse. There are children with different abilities and backgrounds and experiences, and every one of them deserves to find themselves in children's literature and to know that they matter." -Ally Condie, on Summerlost Sometimes it takes a new friend to bring you home. It's the first real summer since the accident that killed Cedar's father and younger brother, Ben. Cedar and what's left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They're just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, Cedar follows him to the renowned Summerlost theatre festival. Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, she finds herself surrounded by mystery. The mystery of the tragic, too-short life of the Hollywood actress who haunts the halls of Summerlost. And the mystery of the strange gifts that keep appearing for Cedar. Infused with emotion and rich with understanding, Summerlost is the touching new novel from Ally Condie, the international bestselling author of the Matched series that highlights the strength of family and personal resilience in the face of tragedy. "Generous and bittersweet, Summerlost has the emotional acuity of Ms. Condie's writing for older teenagers, but it's pitched just right for readers ages 10-14." -Wall Street Journal "Funny, sad, sweet, and heartwarming." -Parents.com, Special Needs Now blog ★ "Condie is at her best . . . grabbing readers' interest from the first page." -Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ "Thoughtful, poetic chapter endings guide readers new to psychological depth toward meaningful connections between plot events and thematic reflections." -BCCB, starred review "A nuanc

Language:

English

Narrators:

Phoebe Strole

Length:

4h 54m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:11


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

01:14


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

06:59


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

01:50


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

02:03


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

04:35


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

01:22


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

03:52


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

03:17


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

05:27


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

07:19


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

02:02


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

00:53


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

10:12


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

07:34


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

04:27


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

09:48


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

00:55


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

02:36


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

02:50


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

01:33


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

03:12


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

03:58


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

03:42


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

02:15


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

02:17


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

02:07


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

01:32


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

04:10


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

07:39


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

01:42


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

01:30


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

01:39


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

17:50


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

05:21


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

01:29


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

01:25


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

05:51


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

04:10


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

10:49


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

04:14


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

02:35


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

07:30


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

04:39


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

02:54


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

00:55


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

06:28


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

05:54


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

01:53


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

01:52


Part 2, Chapter 31
Part 2, Chapter 31

05:21


Part 2, Chapter 32
Part 2, Chapter 32

14:14


Part 2, Chapter 33
Part 2, Chapter 33

00:47


Part 2, Chapter 34
Part 2, Chapter 34

10:30


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

04:37


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

09:16


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

03:06


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

06:38


Part 3, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 5

03:09


Part 3, Chapter 6
Part 3, Chapter 6

02:51


Part 3, Chapter 7
Part 3, Chapter 7

02:18


Part 3, Chapter 8
Part 3, Chapter 8

08:56


Part 3, Chapter 9
Part 3, Chapter 9

05:12


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

04:05


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

04:58


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

01:55


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

03:43


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

00:27