The Summer Before Boys
by: Nora Raleigh Baskin
Julia, a seventh grade girl. Eliza, Julia's best friend. Michael, Eliza's enemy & Julia's crush. Aunt Louisa, Julia's sister and Eliza's mom. Uncle Bruce,
Julia's mom has gone off to Iraq for the National Guard and might not survive.
Julia's mom goes off to Iraq for the National Guard and leaves Julia with her best friend Eliza over the summer. Julia meets Michael and drags Eliza to places to try and run into Michael. Julia abandons Eliza to go somewhere with Micheal and Eliza get lost. Julia and Michael find Eliza. Julia's mom comes back unhurt.
I liked this book because I like friendships and this book was about friendships.