Junior Lifeguards Book 5: Mayday
What started off as a fun jaunt to Nantucket quickly turns dire as Junior Lifeguard Jenna Bowers and her pals encounter a boat in distress at sea in Cape Cod. With the Chatham Coast Guard off on another emergency, it’s Jenna’s dad’s fishing boat to the rescue. Will they get there in time? Will they save the passengers? Jump into this exciting fifth installment of the Junior Lifeguards series to see how Jenna and each of her friends use their training when a crisis hits. Packed with action and adventure, as well as sleepovers, cute boys, and plenty of tasty baked goods, Mayday will get pulses racing as readers follow the latest adventures of the wholesome and diverse Junior Lifeguard crew.
Junior Lifeguards Series Awards & Press:
Gold Winner of the Literary Classics Book Awards for Best Tween Series, November 2018
Shortlisted for the 2018 Gertrude Warner CIBA, October 2018
Honorable Mention for the 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Award, for the entire Junior Lifeguards series, September 2018
#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 on The Test
“Brings to mind the cheery “it-all-ends-well" tone of books from another era…brimming with wholesome tween drama.”
—School Library Journal on The Test
“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 on The Test
“Fun new summer-read series…relatable and engaging.”
—NetGalley children’s librarian review on The Test
Callahan Cousins Series Press:
"I loved this spirited and heartwarming summer story about growing up, finding adventure, and keeping family bonds."
--Ann M. Martin, author of The Babysitters Club series
"A good choice for fans of the American Girls series."
--School Library Journal
"Appealing...Carey's narrative harks back to wholesome tales of a bygone era."
"A good, old-fashioned (but still up to date) read."
--YA Books Central