What Kind Of Girl

byAlyssa Sheinmel

Hardcover | February 4, 2020

What Kind Of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel
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Both timely and timeless, a powerful exploration of abuse in its many forms, as well as the strength it takes to rise up and speak your truth."-AMBER SMITH, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be
What kind of girl stays after her boyfriend hits her?
The girls at North Bay Academy are taking sides. It all started when Mike Parker's girlfriend showed up with a bruise on her face. Or, more specifically, when she walked into theprincipal's office and said Mike hit her. But her classmates have questions. Why did she go to the principal and not the police? Why did she stay so long if Mike was hurting her? Obviously, if it's true, Mike should be expelled. But is it true?
Some girls want to rally for his expulsion-and some want to rally around Mike. The only thing that the entire student body can agree on? Someone is lying. And the truth has to come out.
From New York Times bestselling author Alyssa Sheinmel comes an unflinching and resonant tale that examines how society treats women and girls and inspires the power to claim your worth.
Praise for What Kind of Girl:
"A poignant, thought-provoking novel that will resonate deeply."-Kirkus
"A rallying cry."-Booklist
"I immediately saw myself in this book, which so thoroughly explains the thought process when coming to terms with victimhood and survivorship. I felt understood."-Chessy Prout, author of I Have the Right To
"Important, raw, timely, and ultimately hopeful. . . demands readers discuss the trauma of teen dating violence and how girls are so often taught-even expected-to internalize their victimization."-Shannon M. Parker, author of The Girl Who Fell and The Rattled Bones
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Alyssa Sheinmel is the bestselling author of several novels for young adults including A Danger to Herself and Others and Faceless. Alyssa currently lives and writes in New York. Follow Alyssa on Instagram and Twitter @AlyssaSheinmel or visit her online at alyssasheinmel.com.
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Title:What Kind Of GirlFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:384 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.3 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.3 inPublished:February 4, 2020Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1492667277

ISBN - 13:9781492667278

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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