SHOOTING STAR SUMMER by Candice F. Ransom

SHOOTING STAR SUMMER

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A realistic story about two unlike cousins during a vacation visit. Shannon once won a baby contest, starred in her kindergarten play, and now arrives at the narrator's farm with a suitcase full of dresses; it takes her tomboy cousin a while to warm to her, but after some shared activities, the two become friends. All predictable but wholesome; and Ransom's comfortably accessible narration reads smoothly, with details that make the changed relationship believable. In Milone's nicely composed art, the girls are lively and appealingly pretty without being oversweet. A good choice for an early read-alone.

Pub Date: Oct. 12th, 1992
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Boyds Mills--dist. by St. Martin's