Lara's Special Summer by Mark Goldberg
Approx. 26,160 words.
Published on July 28, 2010.
School is out and suddenly seven-year-old Lara has magic powers! Tutored by her talking dog, Sir Basil, Lara learns how to protect her neighborhood from bullies, burglars and more. But her power is a secret and must only be used to help others. If she is found out, the magic is gone. This will be a summer to remember!