• Children's

    That Silent Summer

    City girl hates the cottage. But she hasn’t tried the pie yet. (A middle-grade novel for ages 8-12). Minnow is stuck with three quirky, elderly relatives. Not exactly her idea of a vacation, until she discovers the beauty of Birch Lake. Join Minnow as she challenges herself to swim to Picnic Island and yearns to bring her family back together. A cherished classic with endearing characters and a nostalgic feel, this second edition of That Silent Summer is sure to delight a new generation of young readers. Because sometimes finding yourself is the loudest thing you can do. First published by Scholastic in 1999, the new edition of That Silent Summer was released by the publisher Granite Wings this year. Read more