Welcome to Dog Beach (The Seagate Summers #1)

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 5n/a4.858673
Eleven-year-old Remy loves Seagate, the island where her grandmother had a house and where her family spends every summer vacation. But this year’s different. Remy misses her dog, Danish, who recently passed away. The usual Seagate traditions don’t feel the same—and neither does her relationship with her two best friends, Micayla and Bennett. Micayla’s family is moving to Seagate year-round, and she’s spending more time with the year-round kids. Bennett’s doing “boy stuff” with new kid Calvin and his snobby sister Claire. Remy takes comfort in the company of Dog Beach—which is where she hatches her plan to bring her friends closer and recapture the Seagate magic. This start of a new series is filled with summer treats, activities, and the spirit of friendship and invention that are Greenwald’s trademarks.

Praise for Welcome to Dog Beach
"Remy’s quiet tale of change and growth marks a promising start to a new series."
--Kirkus Reviews

Greenwald (My Summer of Pink & Green) gives Remy a candid and relatable voice in this first book in the Seagate Summers series."
--Publishers Weekly

"Dog devotees and aspiring entrepreneurs will find a friend and mentor in Remy, who adroitly combines her puppy love with a knack for business. She’ll also make a good companion for those self-serious tween readers looking for a little sympathy on the perplexing and often unpleasant road to adolescence."
--Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Paperback, 306 pages
Published on May 12, 2015 by Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-10: 141971497X
ISBN-13: 9781419714979
2 Book Reviews
  • pandagirl08
    pandagirl08Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5:39 pm55 stars
    This book was flawless! I read it over summer vacation and loved it. I read it to my 3 year old neighbor and she loved it. this book is great overall (especially if you like dogs) .
    • zooie
      zooieFriday, June 16, 2017 at 3:52 pm
      I have not yet finished this book yet, but I think that so far it is a really great book!