Perfect Summer
Perfect Summer
Perfect Summer
Karen King
Set in the future in a society obsessed with perfection, 15 year old Morgan can't help being a bit envious of her best friend, Summer. Summer is beautiful, rich and seems to have an effortlessly perfect life. Whereas Morgan isn't so rich, or beautiful and her younger brother Josh has Down's syndrome, which according to the government, and society in general, is a crime. Then Josh is kidnapped and the authorities aren't inter-ested, so Morgan and Summer decide to investigate. They, along with another teenager Jamie whose sister, Holly, has also been kidnapped, uncover a sinister plot involving the kidnapping of disabled children and find themselves in terrible danger. Can they find Josh and Holly before it’s too late?

Book Details


  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Perfect Summer takes place in the future in the UK where fifteen year old Morgan envies her best friend Summer because Summer has the perfect life: rich parents, cute boys, and she is beautiful. Morgan, on the other hand, is not beautiful. Boys don’t even give her a second glance, and her family depends on her parents' jobs just to keep going. In addition, Morgan has a little brother named Josh who has Down Syndrome, something that is considered as an abomination in this society where perfection is obsessed over.

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