Second Dad Summer

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GR: 
Y
Lexile: 
570
Total Words: 
30,811
ISBN: 
9781947159242
SKU: SDS

Jeremiah wants a normal summer with his dad, but his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend who serves weird organic food and rides a unicorn bicycle. With help from new friends and an elderly neighbor, Jeremiah learns being a family comes in many surprising forms.  PREVIEW NOW AT ISSUU.

Free Discussion Guide

Ages 7 to 11    Grades 2 to 5    Reading Level 3   224 pages    6" x 8"

Praise for Second Dad Summer

"...an array of positive role models."
--starred review Booklist

"the novel is welcoming and inclusive.  Insightful and sensitive...a story all about the meaning of family and the value of acceptance."
--Foreword Reviews

"A fun, tender, and important story about all the best things in life: family, friends, community, and all the ways they intersect."
 --Amy Oelkers, Youth Services Librarian, Washington County, MN

"Klas' novel is a timely salute to the evolving picture of a traditional American family. Touching and unforgettable."
 --Kirkus Reviews

"I was hooked on Second Dad Summer from page one. With its vivid characters and suspenseful plot, this is a riveting story about a modern family grappling with an array of 21st-century issues. It’s moving, honest and full of surprises."
 --Bennett Singer, co-author of LGBTQ Stats and co-director of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

School & Library

Middle Grade   224 pages   Ages 7 to 11

Hardcover: 978-1-947159-24-2
$16.99 (List) / $12.74 (S&L)

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Price: $16.99
Dimensions: 8 in × 6 in × 1 in