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Junior Lifeguards Book 6: Take A Stand
When lifeguarding equipment entrepreneur Farah Hart blows into Westham, Massachusetts, she takes the town by storm. Her company, Hart Corps, hosts exciting events, gives away cool freebies, and peddles sweet gear, making her the most popular gal in Westham. Selena and some of the JL crew are eager to participate in Farah’s fun events and advertising for her product line. After all, Selena’s always looking for her big break. But when promises and gear are broken and feelings hurt, it’s up to Selena to take a stand and straighten things out. Jump into Taking a Stand, the sixth installment in the Junior Lifeguards series, where readers join a wholesome and diverse crew of young guards in training as they work hard and have fun in the sun on Cape Cod’s beautiful beaches.
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