Summer at Izzie's is a glimpse at life on the farm in the mid-twentieth century on a small Iowa farmstead. Julie, an eleven year old city girl, lives close eugh to the countryside to be able to spend much of her summer vacation helping her elderly friend, Izzie, on her farm. The story revolves around the many activities and events that occurred on the farm one summer. One particular event was life-changing and the bond that was formed and the values demonstrated continue to impact people today. This book is fiction inspired by hard-working, kind, and caring people that the author actually knew. It is written for both boys and girls (ages 8 - 12), but is also enjoyed by adults. The book was written by Will Green with cover art and interior illustrations by David R. Prehm. This is the second book the men have collaborated on. The first book Thank you, Mr. Brown, and Merry Christmas, is also a children's book and is fully illustrated. It was published in January 2009.