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Name: A Summer to Die

Author: Lois Lowry
Year: 1977


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Popularity: 1.8
Genres/categories: Young adult, Award winners, Children

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Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award in 1981.
Winner of the IRA Children's and Young Adult's Book Award in 1978.
Winner of the California Young Readers Medal award for Young Adult in 1981.

Thirteen-year-old Meg envies her sister's beauty and popularity. Her feelings don't make it any easier for her to cope with Molly's strange illness and eventual death.
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