Score: 4
From 47 Ratings

Girls on Fire


  • Author: Robin Wasserman
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 1301525 Bytes


An NPR Best Book of the Year • A Buzzfeed Best Book of the YearOn Halloween, 1991, a popular high school basketball star ventures into the woods near Battle Creek, Pennsylvania, and disappears. Three days later, he’s found with a bullet in his head and a gun in his hand—a discovery that sends tremors through this conservative community, already unnerved by growing rumors of Satanic worship in the region.In the wake of this incident, bright but lonely Hannah Dexter is befriended by Lacey Champlain, a dark-eyed, Cobain-worshiping bad influence in lip gloss and Doc Martens. The charismatic, seductive Lacey forges a fast, intimate bond with the impressionable Dex, making her over in her own image and unleashing a fierce defiance that neit...

Score: 4
From 811 Ratings

All the Missing Girls


  • Author: Megan Miranda
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 7478053 Bytes


***A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***A New York Times Book Review “Editors’ Choice” Entertainment Weekly — Thriller Round-Up The Wall Street Journal — 5 Killer Books for 2016 Hollywood Reporter — Hot Summer Books…16 Must Reads“This thriller’s all of your fave page-turners (think: Luckiest Girl Alive, The Girl on the Train, Gone Girl) rolled into one.” —TheSkimm“Both [Gillian] Flynn’s and Miranda’s main characters also reclaim the right of female characters to be more than victim or femme fatale… All the Missing Girls is set to become one of the best books of 2016.” —Los Angeles Review of Books“Extremely interesting…a novel that will probably be called Hitchcockian.” —The New York Times Book Review“Are you payin...

Girls on Fire
Score: 3
From 217 Ratings

Girls on Fire


  • Author : Robin Wasserman
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062417169


Girls on Fire Book Description :

An NPR Best Book of the Year • A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year On Halloween, 1991, a popular high school basketball star ventures into the woods near Battle Creek, Pennsylvania, and disappears. Three days later, he’s found with a bullet in his head and a gun in his hand—a discovery that sends tremors through this conservative community, already unnerved by growing rumors of Satanic worship in the region. In the wake of this incident, bright but lonely Hannah Dexter is befriended by Lacey Champlain, a dark-eyed, Cobain-worshiping bad influence in lip gloss and Doc Martens. The charismatic, seductive Lacey forges a fast, intimate bond with the impressionable Dex, making her over in her own image and unleashing a fierce defiance that neither girl...

Teaching Girls on Fire

Teaching Girls on Fire


  • Author : Sarah Hentges
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476638904


Teaching Girls on Fire Book Description :

The rise of YA dystopian literature has seen an explosion of female protagonists who are stirring young people's interest in social and political topics, awakening their civic imagination, and inspiring them to work for change. These "Girls on Fire" are intersectional and multidimensional characters. They are leaders in their communities and they challenge injustice and limited representations. The Girl on Fire fights for herself and for those who are oppressed, voiceless, or powerless. She is the hope for our shared future. This collection of new essays brings together teachers and students from a variety of educational contexts to explore how to harness the cultural power of the Girl on Fire as we educate real-world students. Each essay provides bo...

Girls on Fire

Girls on Fire


  • Author : Sarah Hentges
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2018-04-04
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786499281


Girls on Fire Book Description :

Under the threat of climate change, corruption, inequality and injustice, Americans may feel they are living in a dystopian novel come to life. Like many American narratives, dystopian stories often focus on males as the agents of social change. With a focus on the intersections of race, gender, class, sexuality and power, the author analyzes the themes, issues and characters in young adult (YA) dystopian fiction featuring female protagonists--the Girls on Fire who inspire progressive transformation for the future....

Girls of Paper and Fire
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

Girls of Paper and Fire


  • Author : Natasha Ngan
  • Publisher : jimmy patterson
  • Release Date : 2018-11-06
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316561389


Girls of Paper and Fire Book Description :

Uncover a riveting story of palace intrigue set in a sumptuous Asian-inspired fantasy world in the breakout YA novel that Publisher's Weekly calls "elegant and adrenaline-soaked." *A New York Times Bestseller**#1 on the Indie Next Kid's List**Goodreads Best Books of November* *B&N Top Books of November**Publisher's Weekly Books of the Week**Hypable Most Anticipated YA Book Releases* In this richly developed fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most persecuted class of people in Ikhara. She lives in a remote village with her father, where the decade-old trauma of watching her mother snatched by royal guards for an unknown fate still haunts her. Now, the guards are back and this time it's Lei they're after -- the girl with the go...

The Gin Closet
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

The Gin Closet


  • Author : Leslie Jamison
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1439157871


The Gin Closet Book Description :

AS A YOUNG WOMAN, Tilly flees home for the hollow underworld of Nevada, looking for pure souls and finding nothing but bad habits. One day, after Tilly has spent nearly thirty years without a family, drinking herself to the brink of death, her niece Stella—who has been leading her own life of empty promise in New York City—arrives on the doorstep of Tilly’s desert trailer. The Gin Closet unravels the strange and powerful intimacy that forms between them. With an uncanny ear for dialogue and a witty, unflinching candor about sex, love, and power, Leslie Jamison reminds us that no matter how unexpected its turns, the life we’re given is all we have: the cruelties that unhinge us, the beauties that clarify us, the addictions that deform us, thos...

Camp Fire Girls

Camp Fire Girls


  • Author : Luther Gulick
  • Publisher : Applewood Books
  • Release Date : 2009-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429091039


Camp Fire Girls Book Description :

The original manual of the Camp Fire Girls, an organization among whose founders were Dr. & Mrs. Luther Halsey Gulick, was published in 1912. The motto of the Camp Fire Girls, ""WoHeLo,"" was also the name of the Gulick's summer camp on Lake Sebago, ME. It stood for ""work, health, love."" ""The primary purpose of Camp Fire,"" said Dr. Gulick, ""is to promote service to others, team work, and opportunities for a well rounded life.""...

Girls of Storm and Shadow

Girls of Storm and Shadow


  • Author : Natasha Ngan
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781529342628


Girls of Storm and Shadow Book Description :

The mesmerising sequel to the NYT bestselling Girls of Paper and Fire The Girls of Paper and Fire did the impossible. They escaped. But out in the unforgiving wild, hunted like prey, Lei and Wren learn that the most terrifying prisons have no walls. 'Full of appealing new characters, wild twists and heartbreaking sacrifices, it's a novel that's difficult to put down once you start it' Culturess Lei, the naive country girl who became a royal courtesan, is now known as the Moonchosen, the commoner who managed to do what no one else could. But slaying the cruel Demon King wasn't the end of the plan - it's just the beginning. Now Lei and her warrior love Wren must travel the kingdom to gain support from the far-flung rebel clans. The journey is made even...

The Camp Fire Girls in the Mountains

The Camp Fire Girls in the Mountains


  • Author : Jane L. Stewart
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627937665


The Camp Fire Girls in the Mountains Book Description :

On the shores of Long Lake the dozen girls who made up the Manasquan Camp Fire of the Camp Fire Girls of America were busily engaged in preparing for a friendly contest and matching of skill that had caused the greatest excitement among the girls ever since they had learned that it was to take place. For the first time since the organization of the Camp Fire under the guardianship of Miss Eleanor Mercer, the girls were living with no aid but their own. They did all the work of the camp; even the rough work, which, in any previous camping expedition of more than one or two days, men had done for them. For Miss Mercer, the Guardian, felt that one of the great purposes of the Camp Fire movement was to prove that girls and women could be independent of m...

The Camp Fire Girls at Sunrise Hill

The Camp Fire Girls at Sunrise Hill


  • Author : Margaret Vandercook
  • Publisher : 1st World Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1595406778


The Camp Fire Girls at Sunrise Hill Book Description :

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - "Oh dear, I do wish some one would invent something new for girls " she exclaimed, although there was no one in the room to hear her. "It seems to me that all girls do nowadays is to imitate boys. We play their games, read their old books and even do their work, when all the time girls are really wanting girl things. I agree with King Solomon: 'The thing that hath been, it is that which, shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done; and there is no new thing under the sun.' At least not for girls " Then with a laugh at her own pessimism, Betty, like Hamlet, having found rel...

The Camp Fire Girls on the Farm

The Camp Fire Girls on the Farm


  • Author : Jane L. Stewart
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627937696


The Camp Fire Girls on the Farm Book Description :

Published in 1914, The Camp Fire Girls on the Farm, or Bessie King's New Chum is the 20th book written in The Camp Fire Girls series....