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Estelle: Camp by Elaine Wolf

Camp by Elaine Wolf ( website | twitter ) Publication Date: June 15, 2012 Publisher: Sky Pony Press Pages: 256 Target audience: Mature young adult Keywords: 1960s, mother/daughter relationships, bullying, family secrets Format read: Hardcover received from publisher. (Thank you!) Summary: In the summer of 1963, Amy is unwillingly sent to a summer camp run […]

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September 2, 2012 - 9:02 am

Estelle: Shelve It from Rather Be Reading Blog (9/2/2012) - […] CAMP by Elaine Wolf — bullies, camp, difficult mothers OH MY. One body, two souls — What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang Susan Wigg’s Return to Willow Lake packs reality shows, politics, romance, and family challenges in 1 novel! […]

August 31, 2012 - 8:24 pm

elena - Echoing everyone else by saying wowza, such an intense review! It sounds like a book that really gets to you & challenges the reader. Thanks always for such an insightful, thoughtful review.

August 31, 2012 - 7:06 pm

VeganYANerds - Wonderful review, Estelle, it sounds like a difficult book to read, revolving around yet another awful bunch of YA parents! But I am a sucker for books that make me sad so I will definitely have to read this.

August 31, 2012 - 5:16 pm

Kristen Evey - Wow. Like Alexa said above, the one word I was thinking while reading your review was INTENSE. I’ll definitely keep this in mind for when I need an emotionally charged read. Sounds like their are a lot of issues brought up in this book that are handled in a mature manner. Thank you for reviewing!

August 31, 2012 - 12:21 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - This sounds so… INTENSE. I’m curious about figuring out what’s going on with these characters!