Tag: Julie Kraut

Friendship by the Book – Memory Lake by Nancy Kyme

Published: February 10, 2012 | Last Updated: February 10, 2012 By | Reply Continue Reading

A memoir of summer camp and growing up   Flies, mosquitoes, and poison ivy—even initial bouts of homesickness—make summer camp an unforgettable experience for any young camper. Nancy Kyme’s memoir, Memory Lake: The Forever Friendships of Summer (Vantage Point Books, 2011), captures those details but focuses on the special bonds of friendship and the inner […]

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Summertime When the Friendships Comes Easy

Published: July 14, 2009 | Last Updated: November 30, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

Whether it’s changing schools, changing neighborhoods, or heading off to summer camp, it’s tough to leave close friends behind—especially when you’re a young woman lacking self-confidence and wondering how others will judge you. In her second book for young readers, called Slept Away (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009), author Julie Kraut has written the […]

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