Synopses & Reviews
At the end of My Life in Pink and Green
, Lucy Desberg had just won the grant that would save her familys pharmacyand turn it into a modern eco-spa. Now its summer, and the work has begun in earnest. Lucy figures that with the spa opening and her sister, Claudia, home, shell have a great summer. But her sister brings a new boyfriend, and their investor brings his extremely irritating daughter, Bevin. Plus theres a new spa coordinator in charge of the plans, and so Lucy finds herself at loose ends. Whats a girl to do? A makeover, of course. But this time Lucys makeover skills might not smooth over the cracks in her happy family . . .
Praise for My Summer of Pink and Green
"Through Lucys perseverance and entrepreneurial spirit, Greenwald reminds readers that dreams are worth pursuing."
"Lucy charms readers once again with her positive attitude and dedication to beauty, make-up, and environmental well-being."
School Library Journal
"My Summer of Pink and Green is a relaxing, quick-paced read
Young girls will enjoy this story filled with a strong protagonist, likeable characters, and themes of friendship."
Spring 2013 Kids' Indie Next List
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About the Author
Lisa Greenwald is the author of My Life in Pink & Green, which earned a starred review from Kirkus. She works in the library at the Birch Wathen Lenox School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She is a graduate of the New Schools MFA program in writing for children and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her online at www.lisagreenwald.com.