A fierce team of girls takes back the night in this propulsive, electrifying, and high-stakes YA debut from Emma Kress Zoe Alamandar has one goal: win the State Field Hockey Championships and earn a scholarship that will get her the hell out of Central New York. She and her co-captain Ava Cervantes have assembled a fierce team of dedicated girls who will work hard and play by the rules. But after Zoe is sexually assaulted at a party, she finds a new goal: make sure no girl feels unsafe again. Zoe and her teammates decide to stop playing by the rules and take justice into their own hands. Soon, their suburban town has a team of superheroes meting out punishments, but one night of vigilantism may cost Zoe her team, the championship, her scholarship, and her future. Perfect for fans who loved the female friendships of Jennifer Mathieu's Moxie and the bite of Courtney Summer's Sadie.
- Hardback | 352 pages
- 137 x 210mm
- 03 Aug 2021
- Roaring Brook Press
- New York
I want to put this book in the hands of every teenager I know. For anyone - especially any girl - who needs to find the power that comes from speaking up and speaking out, this gorgeous debut is a game-changer. --Rachel Person, Northshire Bookstore
About Emma Kress
Emma Kress is a graduate of Vassar College, Columbia University's Teachers College, and the Vermont College of Fine Arts' Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA program. An educator of over 20 years, Emma was a finalist for New York State Teacher of the Year in 2014. Before teaching, Emma worked in social services helping survivors of sexual assault. Now, she lives with her family in Saratoga Springs, NY.