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Book Review of The Summer of the Swans

The Summer of the Swans
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Sara's fourteenth summer was turning out to be the most confusing time of her life. Up until this summer, things had flowed smoothly, like the gliding swans on the lake. Now she wants to fly away from everything-her beautiful older sister, her bossy Aunt Willie, her remote father and most of all, herself. But can she fly away from Charlie? Sara loves her brother so much, and in a way she can't understand, though sometimes she can't stand his neediness. But when Charlie himself flies away, Sara knows what she must do.
"A compelling story of the longest day in a fourteen-year-old's life." Publishers Weekly