Hadley Irwin The Lilith Summer

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The Lilith Summer

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Wanting to earn a ten speed bicycle, twelve-year old Ellen reluctantly agrees to spend a summer as a companion to seventy-seven-year-old Lilith Adams. A powerful friendship grows between these two intriguing characters, and both gain a deeper understanding of old age, loneliness, insecurity, and death.

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Hadley Irwin is the pen name of Lee Hadley and Annabelle Irwin, both native Iowans, who taught English at Iowa State University, Ames. Together they wrote over a dozen young adult novels.

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"Written with grace and wit, the story entertains while it teaches a lesson about the human condition." ―Publishers Weekly

"A gentle book, deeply respectful of its topic, aging. . . . The story is warm and the writing exemplary." ―The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful story . . . of child and woman learning to understand and care for each other. Although written for children the book has appeal for readers of all ages." ―Gray Panther Network

A "well-written, sympathetic but not sentimental story. . . . Honest things are said about getting old. . . . An enjoyable, worthwhile book." ―School Library Journal

"Written with grace and wit, the story entertains while it teaches a lesson about the human condition." Publishers Weekly

"A gentle book, deeply respectful of its topic, aging. . . . The story is warm and the writing exemplary." The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful story . . . of child and woman learning to understand and care for each other. Although written for children the book has appeal for readers of all ages." Gray Panther Network

A "well-written, sympathetic but not sentimental story. . . . Honest things are said about getting old. . . . An enjoyable, worthwhile book." School Library Journal

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