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A 2015 Caldecott Honor BookA 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor BookEvery summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. One of the local teens - just a couple of years older than Rose and Windy - is caught up in something bad... Something life threatening.It's a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it's a good thing Rose and Windy have each other. This One Summer is a tremendously exciting new teen graphic novel from two creators with true literary clout.



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Mariko Tamaki

Mariko Tamaki's works include the comics This One Summer (First Second/Groundwood Books) , Skim (Groundwood Books) , with Jillian Tamaki, Emiko Superstar (DC Comics) , with Steve Rolston, and the YA novel (You) Set Me on Fire (Penguin Canada) . Her upcoming YA novel, Saving Montgomery Sole (Roaring Brook Press) , is about unsolved mysteries, California and frozen yogurt.

Her first film "Happy 16th Birthday, Kevin" is currently touring with Toronto's Inside/Out Festival.

You can read all about her adventures at marikotamaki.blogspot.com.



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