The Summer I Saved the World . . . in 65 Days
The Summer I Saved the World in 65 Days
The Summer I Saved the World . . . in 65 Days
It's summertime, and thirteen-year-old Nina Ross is feeling kind of lost. Her beloved grandma died last year; her parents work all the time; her brother's busy; and her best friend is into clothes, makeup, and boys. While Nina doesn't know what "her thing" is yet, it's definitely not shopping and makeup. And it's not boys, either. Though . . . has Eli, the boy next door, always been so cute?   This summer, Nina decides to change things. She hatches a plan. There are sixty-five days of summer. Every day, she'll anonymously do one small but remarkable good thing for someone in her neighborhood, and find out: does doing good actually make a difference? Along the way, she discovers that her neighborhood, and her family, are full of surprises and secrets.   In this bighearted, sweetly romantic novel, things may not turn out exactly as Nina expects. They might be better.

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  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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In this book, the main character, Nina, just got out of school for the summer.  While she is lying in her backyard, she gets a feeling that she needs to do something good this summer.  Nina then makes a plan of how she will complete her good things. This is how it works: she needs to do 65 good things, she needs to stay anonymous, and she needs to do one good things for each house/family in her culd-a-sac.

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