Trout Summer

Thirteen year old Shana and her 12 year old Cody are staying at a forest cabin for the summer Their tranquil days are upset when a troubled old man decides to go over the falls one last time An ALA Notable Book and a Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books Blue Ribbon Book.
Trout Summer Thirteen year old Shana and her year old Cody are staying at a forest cabin for the summer Their tranquil days are upset when a troubled old man decides to go over the falls one last time An ALA No

  • Title: Trout Summer
  • Author: Jane Leslie Conly
  • ISBN: 9780590939751
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Trout Summer”

    1. Dad deserts his wife and two kids. The whole town is gossiping. So the wife decides to uproot her kids and transfer to another state just before school is out. Of course, the kids have a very hard time adjusting and talk her into letting them live in a rundown shack in the woods, with no running water or electricity, for the summer. So she drives the hour to town every day to her job and leaves the kids (ages 12 and 13) alone to fend for themselves. I found parts of this book that were unbelieva [...]

    2. It has been five years since I read this novel. As preparation for my trip with Habitat to Vietnam, I was reading everything I could find by Jane Leslie Conly. She was my roommate on the trip and I figured it wouldn't hurt to read her books before meeting her. That turned out to be true.Conly was a good roommate and an excellent writer. I am afraid that her type of young adult novels have gone out of fashion - they aren't dystopian or fantasy. Her books are good, interesting stories about how pe [...]

    3. For school: family broken up when dad leaves, they move, miss the river, given a cabin to use in summer, fix it up, learn about this river. Run into a ranger, crazy, mean, teaches them to canoe, more about the area. He is very sick. Adventure learning the rapids and flumes .

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