Story Of A Girl

Paperback | February 1, 2008

bySARA ZARRAs told bySARA ZARR

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I was thirteen when my dad caught me with Tommy Webber in the back of Tommy's Buick, parked next to the old Chart House down in Montara at eleven o'clock on a Tuesday night. Tommy was seventeen and the supposed friend of my brother, Darren.
I didn't love him.
I'm not sure I even liked him.


In a moment, Deanna Lambert's teenage life is changed forever. Struggling to overcome the lasting repercussions and the stifling role of "school slut," Deanna longs to escape a life defined by her past. With subtle grace, complicated wisdom, and striking emotion,Story of a Girlreminds us of our human capacity for resilience, epiphany, and redemption.

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I was thirteen when my dad caught me with Tommy Webber in the back of Tommy's Buick, parked next to the old Chart House down in Montara at eleven o'clock on a Tuesday night. Tommy was seventeen and the supposed friend of my brother, Darren.I didn't love him.I'm not sure I even liked him.In a moment, Deanna Lambert's teenage life is cha...

Sara Zarr was raised in San Francisco, California. She is the author ofHow to Save a Life,What We Lost,Sweethearts, and the National Book Award finalistStory of a Girl. She is also the coauthor ofRoomies, with Tara Altebrando.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.38 × 0.5 inPublished:February 1, 2008Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316014540

ISBN - 13:9780316014540

Appropriate for ages: 12

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* "Realistic fiction at its best. Zarr's storytelling is excellent....An emotionally charged story...recommended for both teens and the adults who live and work with them."
-School Library Journal (starred review)