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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

by Julia Alvarez

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This chapter book tells a story of a boy who is upset because another family is living with him and his family for the summer. When his amazing aunt decides to create a summer camp for the children, the summer begins to be really fun. The children go through many exciting adventures! ( )
  bnlmoore | Dec 3, 2012 |
I loved this book! Julia Alvarez can weave a story magnificently. This is a fantastic book for young adults because it addresses so many issues that they are consumed with. The culminating lesson of this Tia Lola book is to look within. Many kids need help doing this and this book illustrates multiple possibilities. ( )
  SADAMS30 | Jul 9, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375867279, Hardcover)

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that just may make this the best summer ever. With her usual flair for creativity and fun, Tía Lola decides to start a summer camp for Miguel, his little sister, and the three Sword girls, complete with magical swords, nighttime treasure hunts, campfires, barbecues, and an end-of-summer surprise!

The warm and funny third book in the Tía Lola Stories is sure to delight young readers and leave them looking forward to their own summer fun!

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:17:48 -0400)

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When three girls and their father visit for a week in the summer, it takes Tia Lola to make Miguel forget his unhappiness at the absence of any boys and embrace the adventures that ensue.

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