What Kind Of Girl

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
From New York Times bestselling author Alyssa Sheinmel comes a powerful "rallying cry" (Booklist) that examines how society treats women and girls, and inspires the power to claim your worth. 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 the principal''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.
This book is a great choice to start conversations about:
dating violence contemporary social problems young adult mental health 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
Also by Alyssa Sheinmel:
A Danger to Herself and Others
The Castle School (for Troubled Girls)
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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 Girl
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:384 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.3 in
Published:February 4, 2020
Publisher:Sourcebooks
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781492667278

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