The Test (Junior Lifeguards #1) (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Junior Lifeguards series.


Gold Winner of the Literary Classics Book Awards for Best Tween Series, 2018

One of Book Riot’s “100 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for the Summer”
Brought to you by a writer of the best-selling CUPCAKE DIARIES series...The JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS series is wholesome summer fun!

Dive right into tryouts with Jenna, Piper, Selena, and Ziggy-- four diverse girls entering their first season as lifeguards-in-training on Cape Cod's iconic Atlantic coast. Will they or won't they make the cut?
Junior Lifeguards are #brave and #strong. Join the squad!
Praise for Junior Lifeguards: The Test by Elizabeth Doyle Carey
Delivers believable surprises…authentic…An enjoyable start to [an] engaging series for tweens.”  —Kirkus Reviews
Brings to mind the cheery it-all-ends-well tone of books from another era…brimming with wholesome tween drama.”  —School Library Journal

About the Author

Elizabeth Doyle Carey is a former book editor and bookseller. She is the author of 33 books for young readers including 15 titles in the Cupcake Diaries series and 4 titles in The Callahan Cousins series. She lives in New York City.

Praise For…

#27 of Book Riot’s “100 Must Read Middle Grade Books for the Summer”

“Delivers believable surprises…authentic…An enjoyable start to [an] engaging series for tweens.”  —Kirkus Reviews

“Brings to mind the cheery “it-all-ends-well" tone of books from another era…brimming with wholesome tween drama.”  —School Library Journal

“This is a great summer read…nicely diverse…Definitely a fun series, both for fans of beach life and for those of us in landlocked areas who only get as far as the beach on a lake!”  —Mrs. Yingling Reads

“Fun new summer-read series…relatable and engaging.”  —NetGalley children’s librarian review

"This is a great summer read. Jenna is an interesting character, and one who will speak to many middle grade readers…Jenna's friend group is nicely diverse, and I loved how they all had their own interests." —Ms. Yingling, Ms. Yingling Reads

"Suggestions for your summer reading: Junior Lifeguards: The Test" —Olivia Burns, Cape Cod Times

Short Listed for Gertrude Chandler Warner Award at Chanticleer Books

The Gertrude Warner Book Awards recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Middle-Grade Readers. The Gertrude Warner Book Awards is a genre division of Chanticleer International Book Awards (#CIBAs) and Novel Competitions.

Purple Dragonfly Book Award

Honorable Mention in the Book Series category for JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS; Second Place in the SPORTS category for Junior Lifeguards THE TEST.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780998499741
ISBN-10: 0998499749
Publisher: Dunemere Books
Publication Date: April 24th, 2017
Pages: 254
Language: English
Series: Junior Lifeguards