The Lifeguard

It’s an unsettled summer for Sirena. Back in Texas, her family’s splitting apart, but here in Rhode Island, at the cottage of her free-spirited aunt, it’s a different world. There are long days at the beach and intriguing encounters with him. Pilot. He’s the lifeguard with shamanic skills. He both saves Sirena and makes her feel lost at sea. Sirena explores her obsession with Pilot and discovers his mysterious—almost magical—gifts.

  • 288 Pages
  • 5.50" x 8.25"
  • 9780807545362
  • March 2013

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  • 288 Pages
  • 5.5" x 8.25"
  • 9780807545355
  • March 2012

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  • 9780807529878
  • May 2015

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  • Incorporating suspense, fantasy, and romance, this entertaining read interweaves issues of self-esteem with family issues and coping with change.

    - Booklist

  • This is a touching love story with just a hint of magic and mysticism to please teen romance readers.

    - VOYA

Common Core



  • Accelerated Reader Points: 8.00
  • ATOS Level: 4.40