In Caroline B. Cooneys classic tale of friendship and first love, a teenage girl discovers that the boy whos always made her life a misery has suddenly morphed into a tall, gorgeous stranger
Sunny Compton lives in the third-oldest house in Seas Edge. She loves life in this timeless New England resort townuntil the summer people descend, like the Lansberrys, whose son, Tim (whose name Sunny considers an acronym for Terrible Infuriating Monster), exists to make everyones life miserable. Now its April 30, and Sunny has exactly thirty days to find a job before the monsters return.
But something happened between last year and now. The scrawny, freckled kid who ran over her mothers roses with his fathers car has become this completelyother person. When did Tim get so tall? Wasnt he totally uncoordinated last summer? And hes so gallant and well mannered. Worst of all, Sunnys been secretly hoping for a handsome boy to sweep her off her feet. And shes gotten . . . Tim.
A book filled with the joy, wonder, and anguish of first love, The Personal Touch is about finding that special someone in a placeand a personyou never expected . . . and the thrill of those endless summer nights that will never come again.