Thirteen-year-old Meg's envy of her sister's beauty and popularity makes it difficult to cope with Molly's strange illness and eventual death.
Thirteen-year-old Meg has always envied her beautiful and popular older sister, Molly. During one terrible summer, she must come to terms with Molly's degenerating disease and inevitable death. But she also finds friends in unexpected places, digs deeply into her photography hobby, helps a new baby come into the world--and learns that life goes on. A SUMMER TO DIE is Lois Lowry's first novel.