Stella’s Very Special SummerPublisher: AmazonISBN: 978-0-578-48749-6Genre: Adult Nostalgia Price: $14.99
The story is a heart-warming tale that takes the reader back to the summer of 1955, when families packed up their cars and headed to the mountains, beaches, and other vacation spots to escape the city. The author has crafted a nostalgic and captivating story that transports readers back to a simpler time and will open the eyes of your readers with delight.
For readers who grew up in the 1955 timeframe, this historical novel is a nostalgic trip down memory lane. But the book also addresses a critiacal aspect thata young readers who have never experienced life without tvs, iPads and Play Stations will discover.
Stella's adventures in the forest and on the river demonstrate the joy of exploring nature and the rewards of being self-sufficient.
The story presents a fascinating glimpse into a time when kids had to rely on their imagination and creativity to entertain themselves. It is a tale of family resilience, mystery and accomplishment.
In her professional career, Carol Lunney-Hampson taught college biology, researched and published in the field of electron microscopy, and worked for twenty-plus years in the pharmaceutical arena. As a child she spent her summers with her family in a fish camp on a river in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Presently retired, she lives on a creek near the historical town of New Bern, North Carolina with her husband and enjoys writing, gardening, tennis and sailing.