(From the publisher):
Beyond The Shadows Of Summer is the story of fourteen year-old James Sayer and his struggle to believe in himself a year after his brotherís death. Working his first job, at the Illinois State Fair in the summer of 1955, James is torn between fond memories and feelings of sadness and guilt. Along the way, magical experiences with his zany friends, his first love, and even a maniacal bully keep James from the road to emotional destruction. This book is all about the magic of summer, friendship and youth.
Original title: Beyond the Shadows of Summer
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Coming of Age