The Wild Girls

The Wild Girls

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It's 1972. Twelve-year-old Joan is sure that she is going to be miserable when her family moves. Then she meets a most unusual girl. Sarah prefers to be called ?Fox, ? and lives with her author dad in a rundown house in the middle of the woods. The two girls start writing their own stories together, and when one wins first place in a student contest, they find themselves recruited for a summer writing class taught by the equally unusual Verla Volante. The Wild Girls brilliantly explores friendship, the power of story, and how coming of age means finding your own answers
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 249.47g
  • SPEAK
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142412457
  • 9780142412459
  • 589,293

Review quote

Readers will applaud the metamorphoses of Fox and Joan, who come to understand themselves and others through their art. " School Library Journal"
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About Pat Murphy

Pat Murphy lives in San Francisco, California.
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Rating details

1,558 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
5 42% (652)
4 38% (585)
3 16% (244)
2 3% (53)
1 2% (24)
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