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Wallace-Brodeur, Ruth
New York : Atheneum, 1986.
This is a quick read about a girl, Evan, who has to spend the summer with her grandmother on an island in Maine. The grandmother is cool to Evan, not her favorite grandchild. Evan, at 16, is forced to discover the island people on her own. She's compelled one rainy afternoon to poke around the attic of the island home looking for things to make her room homey. The memories she stirs up in Gram from the articles she brings downstairs starts Gram on the road to a better time, which balances nicely with the progress she's making overcoming her fear of diving from the high rocks into the pool of sheltered water near the beach.
SUBJECTS:     Grandmothers -- Fiction.
               Islands -- Fiction.
               Maine -- Fiction.


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