Thursday, June 30, 2011

6 YA Novels About Summer Jobs

by Adele Griffin
2006 | 192 pages | Young Adult
Bookworm Irene spends her summer babysitting and makes friends - and later enemies - with the lifeguard at the pond where she and the kids swim.

by Catherine Clark
2007 | 336 pages | Young Adult
Liza has her dream job working at the Tides Inn, but will she be in for trouble when fails to heed her roommate's advice of "no hookups?" 

by Rich Wallace
2008 | 180 pages | Young Adult
Danny spends his summer in Ogunquit, Maine, where being one of the few straight guys working at Dishes makes him the odd man out.

by Brad Barkley & Heather Hepler
2004 | 220 pages | Young Adult
When the Disney character actors at Disney World go on strike, teens, including Ella and Luke, step in to fill their positions.

by Sydney Salter
2010 | 356 pages | Young Adult
During the summer she spends working at Wild Waves water park, she must also deal with her unresolved feelings about her ex-boyfriend, Xander, and her romance expert grandmother's wild exploits.

by Francisco X. Stork
2009 | 320 pages | Young Adult
Marcelo, who is on the autism spectrum, gets his first taste of the real world when his father hires him to work in his firm's mail room.
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