Loon Summer (Paperback)

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My first morning on the lake I hear the loons."Oh-OOOO-oooo."Their sad songs remind me that Mom isn''tcoming to the cottage this summer.Rainie knows that this summer will be different. As she and her dad do the things they''ve always done at the cottage, Rainie is painfully aware of her mom''s absence. Throughout the summer Rainie watches a pair of loons on the lake watches as they lay eggs, hatch babies, and are together as a loon family."My teacher says loons stay together for life. Why can''t you and Mom?" she asks her dad.Loon Summer is an authentic, hopeful story of a child adjusting to the difficult reality of changes in her own family. As summer progresses, Rainie grows in her trust and understanding of the unconditional love each of her parents will always have for her.

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Publisher Eerdmans Pub Co
Mfg Part# 9780802853899
SKU 219431706
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0802853897
Release Date 12/6/2010
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 11L x 0.25T
From the Publisher
Annotation A girl must adjust to many changes in her life after her parents divorce. Here she faces her first summer vacation without her mother. Watercolor and cut-paper illustrations accompany the text.
Editors Note While spending the summer with her father, Rainie wishes her parents would stay together, just like the family of loons she sees on the lake.
Editors Note 2 My first morning on the lake I hear the loons."Oh-OOOO-oooo."Their sad songs remind me that Mom isn'tcoming to the cottage this summer.Rainie knows that this summer will be different. As she and her dad do the things they've always done at the cottage, Rainie is painfully aware of her mom's absence. Throughout the summer Rainie watches a pair of loons on the lakewatches as they lay eggs, hatch babies, and are together as a loon family."My teacher says loons stay together for life. Why can't you and Mom?" she asks her dad.Loon Summer is an authentic, hopeful story of a child adjusting to the difficult reality of changes in her own family. As summer progresses, Rainie grows in her trust and understanding of the unconditional love each of her parents will always have for her.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 05
Publisher Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
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