...in order to find new friends in Stoneybrook, Connecticut.
The Summer Before...is a sweet, moving novel about four girls on the edge of something big - not just the Club that will change their lives, but also all the joys and tribulations of being twelve and thirteen.
Ann M. Martin'sThe Baby-Sitters Club sold over 176 million copies and inspired a generation of young readers. Her novels include Belle Teal, the Newbery Honor book A Corner of the Universe, Here Today, A Dog's Life, and On Christmas Eve, as well as the much-loved collaborations P.S Longer, Letter, Later and Snail Mail No More, with Paula Danziger, and The Doll People and The Meanest Doll in the World, written with Laura Godwin and illustrated by Brian Selznick. She lives in upstate New York.