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If you enjoy the clean, sweet teen novels of Judy Blume, Beverly Lewis, Jennifer E Smith, Deborah Dunlevy and Sarah Fizgerald you’ll like Abby Lynn Pielet’s Summer Dey: Dare to be Different.
SUMMER DEY’s life is turned upside down when her family moves and she is forced to make new friends. Not an easy task for a fifteen year-old girl with very special gifts that make her…different. Worried that the other kids in her new town won’t accept her for who she is, especially the super cute guy she meets, Summer decides to do her best to blend in while also hiding her special talents. The only problem is that her gifts are impossible to keep hidden and continue to pop up at the worst possible moments. If that isn’t bad enough, Summer also has to contend with her nine year-old brother Indy who takes great pleasure in driving his big sister crazy.
When one of Summer’s new friends throws her a “Welcome to the Neighborhood” party, a treasured music box turns up missing. Will Summer hide her gifts so her new friends won’t think she’s a freak? Or will she “Dare to Be Different” and use those special gifts to get the stolen music box back and also to capture the thief?
“This is a great book. I used to feel bad because I wasn’t like everyone else. This book showed me that it is okay to be different and to just be yourself. It is amazing, once I decided that, I made new friends who accepted my difference. I am now so much happier. I recommend this book to everyone! I’m gonna’ have my parents read it because I know they would enjoy it too.” – L. F. posted on Goodreads.
“My name is Ian Freeman and I am a thirteen year-old boy. I really enjoyed reading SUMMER DEY: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT and I think kids and adults of all ages would enjoy reading it too. This book is very unique and has inspiration in every chapter. It teaches you to be you and that it doesn't matter what people think.”
“SUMMER DEY: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT is an amazing book. It tells/shows kids that they don't have to be someone different to fit in. Just be yourself and people will respect you.” – S. H. posted on Goodreads.
“This is a special book about a special girl with unique talents. This young adult book will appeal to all ages from kids as young as eight or ten, to teen-agers and also their parents.” –M. C.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The mother of three teenagers, ABBY LYNN PIELET lives in southern California with her husband, children, two dogs and two cats. She has been writing since she graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri with a degree in writing. After spending her post-college years in the entertainment industry doing everything from acting, writing, producing, and feature film special effects, she has now returned to her original love of writing novels.
Watch for the second book in Abby Lynn Pielet’s Summer Dey series titled DARE TO STAND UP.
SUMMER DEY: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT is currently available as an e-book from major online retailers and is also available in print from Amazon.
Genres: Detective, Mystery, Paranormal, Young Teen
Google Category: None
Sales Rank: 3178775
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